World Card Making Day – 10:00 am – Sparkle & Shine!

World Card Making Day – 10:00 am – Sparkle & Shine!

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"Hello SCT friends! I'm so happy to celebrate World Card Making Day with you by sharing my sparkly shiny fall leaf card. I love Fall and thought this would be the perfect way to capture the beauty of the season.

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I used a new stamp set from Cocoa Daisy and stamped all the leaves with Versamark embossing ink. I then used metallic, glitter, and opaque powders from American Crafts to create lots of sparkle and shine.

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Watercolors are always a fun way to add color to your stamped images, so I played around with that and thought I'd share this tip to get multi-colored leaves:
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  1. Put a lot of water on your brush and a little bit of color, fill the embossed image with the mix.
  2. Let it sit for a few minutes, then use a tissue to pull off the water. A bit of color will remain.
  3. Put a little water and a lot of color on your brush and add some streaks of color over the original color.
  4. Use your tissue to pull off any excess color. 
  5. You may repeat this process a few times to get a variegated look.

Next I cut out a bunch of the leaves and started arranging them in a circle, but found I was having difficulty working with the small leaves on the paper, so I made a "wreath form." Instructions are as follows:

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  1. I used a 2.5 inch punch to make the outer circle, you can use whatever larger size you'll need.
  2. I marked the center of the circle with a dot, then used a smaller punch, slid the punched circle into a smaller punch (I used a 1 5/8 inch punch for the inner circle) making sure the dot was in the center and punched again.
  3. The result is a form you can use to attach your leaves to. It's much easier to work with because you can hold it and turn it as needed.

Using glue and adhesive foam, I layered all my leaves until it looked even and full. I added some bling and wrapped the whole wreath with a thin gold string.

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I added my sentiment, some white paint, and a bit more glitter then attached everything to a card base and voila, we're done!

Yes, it was a labor intensive card, but so worth it. I hope you'll give it a try!" ~ Emily Pitts

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"Hello! I’m so excited to be here creating and celebrating World Card Making Day 2016 with you. This holiday is near and dear to my heart, as I actually played a very involved role in getting it established many years ago. I love seeing how much the day has grown since then. Being here, now, making cards with you is such a treat!

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Holidays and sparkle go hand in hand. How fun that there are so many ways to add shine to a design! I went with pre-made glitter paper from the darling new Sugar Plum collection by My Mind’s Eye and Adhesive Sequins (love!) by Jillibean Soup.

Here’s how my card came together:

step 1: Fold paper in half and trim about one inch from the front of the fold.

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step 2: Machine-stitch the trimmed piece back in place, sewing it to the back of the paper. This creates a cool matchbook-style card (where the front flap of the card folds into the flap along the bottom, keeping it closed).

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NOTE: This stretch of paper was long enough that I actually cut it to become two cards. I’m all for stretching those supplies when making holiday cards!

step 3: Trim trees from another sheet of paper from the same Sugar Plum collection and adhere them to the card. Add a chipboard tree and star (also from MME collection) for extra depth!

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step 4: Trim the tree with Adhesive Sequins by Jillibean Soup. If only decorating my real tree were so quick, easy, and mess free. 😉

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Done and done—a simple holiday card that requires very few supplies!

To see how I turned the second half of this design into a gift-card holder/card, check out my blogHappy holiday card-making season, dear friends! I hope your WCMD celebration sparkles!

Warmly,

Megan Hoeppner, SCT editor-in-chief

10:00 am Special Guest – Taylored Expressions

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Designed by Jean Manis for Taylored Expressions

Happy World Card Making Day! We are so thrilled to be a part of this international celebration of sharing joy though cardmaking. To add sparkle and shine to your paper crafting project this holiday season, mix a variety of metallic materials, matte and shiny. On this card, designer Jean Manis mixed texture and colors with a gold heat-embossed sentiment, cardstock in gold, silver and shimmer white, gold glitter cardstock and metallic sequins to catch the light! ~ Taylored Expressions

We are loving all that shimmer and shine Jean! We are also loving that our friends at Taylored Expressions are excited to celebrate with us and wanted to share a special giveaway for one lucky SCT reader today! 

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This hour's winner has an opportunity to win the In & Out stamp set and Eventful – Night Before Christmas Die! Please leave a comment below by October 8th and a winner will be randomly chosen and announced on Monday, October 10th! Good luck!

Please be sure to join Taylored Expressions on their blog for more World Card Making Day fun and leave them a little love note on their Facebook page for this amazing prize!

Join us for interactive cards at 12:00 noon! 

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207 Comments

  1. Marcia scantlin October 1, 2016 at 10:04 am

    Great tips on how to make this beautiful wreath.

  2. Josee Ash October 1, 2016 at 10:05 am

    Great inspiration! ;o)

  3. Michelle Iacona October 1, 2016 at 10:07 am

    I am in love with this wreath idea!

  4. Sandra October 1, 2016 at 10:10 am

    Wonderful ideas – love, love, love the Night Before Christmas Die!

  5. Jean Marmo October 1, 2016 at 10:11 am

    Oh my goodness! These do shine!! Love the wreath!

  6. Janet Cobb October 1, 2016 at 10:11 am

    Your wreath card is just beautiful! thanks for sharing the info! All of your cards are lovely and I appreciate you sharing your talents with the rest of us. Happy WCM Day!

  7. Louise October 1, 2016 at 10:14 am

    That autumn wreath is gorgeous!! Cheers, Louise

  8. Jackie Parkins October 1, 2016 at 10:17 am

    Beautiful cards and thanks for the wreath tutorial.

  9. Kathi Desmarais October 1, 2016 at 10:18 am

    Great idea using the wreath! This one is definitely on my list to make now. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Pat Gunn October 1, 2016 at 10:18 am

    The wreath making tip is great looking forward to using it. Love the cards

  11. Janet Sisk October 1, 2016 at 10:25 am

    Gorgeous cards! I just love TE. Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win. 😀

  12. Sue D October 1, 2016 at 10:27 am

    Love the sparkle and shine on these projects.

  13. barb macaskill October 1, 2016 at 10:31 am

    LOVE these cards!! I am all about sparkle, shine and watercolor and love these!!! Jean’s card is quite a stunner!!! LOVE TE stamps and dies!! Fingers crossed!

  14. Sharon P. October 1, 2016 at 10:33 am

    Love the cards! especially the shaker one!

  15. Jeanne October 1, 2016 at 10:33 am

    What beautiful cards to start this day off. Thanks for all the great ideas!

  16. Valerie Breingan October 1, 2016 at 10:34 am

    The wreath is just amazing,all the color is wonderful.The second card is perfectly simple yet has a Beautiful tone.The third is just so fun.The DIFFERENT elements make it magical.Well done..HAPPY WCMD…

  17. Mandi Holmes October 1, 2016 at 10:36 am

    That is a very elegant card. I love that wreath.

  18. Gisèle October 1, 2016 at 10:51 am

    Love the card, I made a similar one last year ?

  19. Tammy Lever October 1, 2016 at 10:54 am

    Fabulous cards! I’m all about the sparkle and shine! Thanks for the chance to win! Happy WCMD!

  20. Mary Holshouser October 1, 2016 at 10:56 am

    the cards are fantastic.
    The wreath is labor-intensive but so worth that
    extra effort.
    The scenes in the other cards are wonderful.
    thanks to everyone for sharing.
    Happy WCMD

  21. Anneke October 1, 2016 at 11:02 am

    Wow! Beautiful cards, going to try Megan’s idea now… Would love to win the TE set, tfs!

  22. Denise Coulter October 1, 2016 at 11:04 am

    Everyone’s cards are lovely! Meagan, how cool is that that you help start World Card Making Day?! Epic! Thank you as always for being so generous with your readers!

  23. Denise Coulter October 1, 2016 at 11:04 am

    Everyone’s cards are lovely! Meagan, how cool is that that you help start World Card Making Day?! Epic! Thank you as always for being so generous with your readers!

  24. Karen N October 1, 2016 at 11:05 am

    All those cards are beautiful! Oh my I’ll be trying some of these! Thanks for the ideas and a chance to win

  25. Lisa Jon Jung October 1, 2016 at 11:16 am

    What great cards -love the sparkle

  26. Darla October 1, 2016 at 11:18 am

    Lots of inspiration. Such a lovely wreath with the sparkly leaves,

  27. Donna Sue October 1, 2016 at 11:22 am

    Love the gold sparkle in the wreath card – beautiful! The mini village is adorable too!

  28. Denise Ward October 1, 2016 at 11:22 am

    Fall is my favorite season so the wreath of leaves definitely appealed to me. But I also love Christmas and the winter cards speak to that. The die of the little village is terrific!!! And I love the trees on the “wishing you love, joy, and peace” card! The sentiments on each card are perfect, too! So many great ideas in just one post! LOVE!

  29. Anneke October 1, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Great idea for matchbook card, tks Megan! The TE die and stamps are gorgeous, wud luv to win them. Tfs,

  30. Denise Bryant October 1, 2016 at 11:31 am

    Gorgeous cards! I love the beautiful fall wreath! Such pretty colors! And a sweet Christmas card with the trees and winter scene! Love Jean’s Taylored Expessions shaker card!

  31. Bevb October 1, 2016 at 11:34 am

    What beautiful cards and so ingenious. Love them! WOW Taylored Expressions has done it again, I am loving the In & Out stamp set and Eventful – Night Before Christmas Die! Dies are definitely a favorite thing to use, you get to cut like a pro. lol. Great prize. Thank you.

  32. jennifer reynard October 1, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Some really clever ideas and tips shared here! Thanks so much!

  33. Andi Walsh October 1, 2016 at 11:40 am

    Love the matchbox style cards. And the idea for the wreath form! Thanks for sharing!

  34. Heaney October 1, 2016 at 11:43 am

    I love seeing the stitching effect on a card, simply awesome!

  35. shilpa October 1, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Wow Emily…..love the card . Serious talent in making this card !!Thanks Taylored Expressions for sponsoring !!

  36. Kim Innis October 1, 2016 at 12:04 pm

    Great idea to make a ring foundation for the wreath. I love wreath cards.

  37. J. Lee October 1, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Wow! Such beautiful cards!
    Looking forward to making them!
    Love the wreath card and the shaker card!!!

  38. Gabriella October 1, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Oh my goodness that wreath is beautiful

  39. Kristie Wilson October 1, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    What wonderful inspiration! I love the wreath made from Leaves!

  40. Debbie October 1, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Love it! Glitter makes EVERYTHING better!

  41. Lynne F. October 1, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    Fantastic cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

  42. Tona October 1, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    Wonderful cards!
    Thanks for the chance to win such a great giveaway.

  43. Sue McRae October 1, 2016 at 12:29 pm

    Love the wreath card in all its leafy goodness! The touches of gold make it extra special!

  44. Janice B October 1, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Lovely wreath card. Think I will try to make bigger & use as a table decoration.

  45. HeatherH October 1, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    Wow-those are both amazing cards. Love the beautiful leaves in the wreath.

  46. Nancy Vondra October 1, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    WOW!!! These are amazing! So different from each other and wonderfully creative techniques! Thank you for sharing and teaching me something new!

  47. Pamela Morton October 1, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    I love the beautiful inspiration of the fall leaves and the colouring technique. This will definitely be the inspiration for my next card.

  48. Cyndi October 1, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Oh! Loving this sparkle and shine! The wreath is gorgeous.

  49. Margaret R October 1, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Oh, how I love sparkle and shine! I find that more and more I’m adding glittery stuff to my cards and projects – sparkle mist, heat embossing, foil, sequins, glitter glue – you name it, I’ll use it!

  50. Colleen Flathers October 1, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Loved the leaf wreath card.

  51. Cori G October 1, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    Great ideas! Love the colors on the wreath. The Christmas cards are lovely too.

  52. Brandi Dowse October 1, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    Great inspiration here today #WCMD

  53. Michelle Iacona October 1, 2016 at 1:30 pm

    You are keeping me so inspired today!
    http://www.michelleiacona.com/?p=2366

  54. Becca Yahrling October 1, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    Gorgeous projects! Love that beautiful wreath & the gold twine woven into it. A matchbook style card … lovely & fun idea – have to try that one. And Taylored Expressions is another amazing company! Jean’s shaker is amazing!

  55. Anna Ekman October 1, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    The wreath is amazing!

  56. Carla Hundley October 1, 2016 at 1:41 pm

    Gorgeous wreath and
    the cards are all
    so pretty! Loving
    all the shimmer and
    shine.
    Carla from Utah

  57. Debbie October 1, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Great idea for watercolouring large quantities of leaves. I love it! I’ve been trolling Taylored Expressions for weeks. I would love the opportunity to play with their products. Thank you.

  58. Jill Rugg October 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Beautiful cards! Loving all the inspiration!

  59. pt October 1, 2016 at 2:10 pm

    Lots of cute ideas and loved that Tailored Expressions Night Before Christmas Die…would love to win that.

  60. Beverly Jordan October 1, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    Thank you Megan for your terrific card and details!! Love Taylored Expressions adorable little village die, Night before Christmas and wonderful Christmas sentiments, In & Out! Thank you for having this!!

  61. Janice October 1, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    Love the cards and the chance to win. Great inspiration to get the day off to a creative start.

  62. Chris Cross October 1, 2016 at 2:29 pm

    Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing the great inspiration and giveaway!

  63. SuzanD October 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm

    The Ho Ho Ho cityscape shaker card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

  64. Miriam Prantner October 1, 2016 at 2:32 pm

    Love these soft and pretty cards and love that die by TE!

  65. Linsey October 1, 2016 at 2:32 pm

    Oh, how I love TE!!! What a GREAT stamp set and die set to match! I love Jean’s adorable holiday card so much!!!
    I also really love Emily’s beautiful leaf wreath card and Megan’s fabulous gift card holder card!!! So much awesome inspiration!!! And it’s all so much fun too!!! Thank you, thank you, SCT!!! xoxo

  66. Rachel Kokes October 1, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Emily’s card is just stunning-such great inspiration too!

  67. super stick chick October 1, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    WOW WOW WOW, everything on this page is AMAZING!!!! Love the wreath (thanks for the how-to, I am so inspired to do this). Anything by TE is fabulous.

  68. Robin H October 1, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    love taylored expressions products, thanks for the chance to win!

  69. Cindy deRosier October 1, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Wow – beautiful cards! I especially love the leaf wreath.

  70. Mel October 1, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    I am definitely getting into the Christmas spirit (despite the fact that it’s such a rainy day here in Toronto!) Thank you for the opportunity to win.

  71. Nancy Wilcox October 1, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    Lots of great inspiration. I really appreciate the wreath making tip!

  72. Lynne in NI October 1, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    Beautiful cards! LOVE the wreath of leaves 🙂

  73. Cynthia Baldwin October 1, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    Great cards – and thanks for details on how to create them! Happy WCMD!

  74. lisa808 October 1, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    OMGosh–the wreath is amazing!
    Thank you TE for the prize chance.

  75. sharon October 1, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    These cards are absolutely gorgeous. I love all the sparkly, glittery, metallic details on them. They really pop!

  76. Wanda Radler October 1, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    Love the fall wreath and the tip about punching a circle inside circle. I will have to try that.

  77. www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=540826993 October 1, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    That wreath card is amazing!

  78. Marlene O October 1, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    Just mailed off my Canadian Thanksgiving cards today and wish I had seen this pretty leaf wreath card before today. I’ll have to file the idea away for next year. I could really use those Taylored Expressions stamps on my Christmas cards – lots of great sentiments.

  79. Helen Van Daalen October 1, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    Great prize, I love the die. I like the self adhesive sequins used in the sample. That really makes it easy to put on the cards.

  80. Christy Q October 1, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    Gorgeous and stunning cards!! I’m in awe of the free form leaf wreath and the matchbook card! So clever!!

  81. Memoriesbymanda October 1, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    Love all the sparkle on the first card.

  82. Cheri Burry October 1, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Awesome tutorial on the wreath! It’s to die for with all the sparkle!! Thanks to Tailored Expressions too for an awesome prize pack!

  83. Amy Cooley October 1, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    I love the beautiful projects showcased this hour. Thanks Taylored Expressions for the wonderful giveaway!

  84. Alice Samuel October 1, 2016 at 6:50 pm

    Love the designs and sparkle on the cards-:) lover of wreaths

  85. Violet Verhoog October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    I like to make cards that are a bit time consuming because they are just that wee bit more special. Love the wreath idea.
    I would love to win that stamp set because I really don’t have a lot of Christmas sentiment stamps.

  86. maria f. October 1, 2016 at 7:18 pm

    All that sparkle on the wreath is wonderful. I also really love the matchbook style card using the PP. That is so clever.

  87. Candace Chisholm October 1, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    I always love Jean’s cards!

  88. Carolyn S October 1, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    Love all the cards – especially the shaker with the beautiful deer in front! Sentiment sets are so incredibly useful so winning this would be a huge plus for holiday card making

  89. Stacy Harper Watson October 1, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    Totally love the wreath! Such great cards! Happy WCM Day!

  90. Tricia Barber October 1, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    Such great projects!

  91. Heather Parry October 1, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    Gorgeous cards! Lots of inspiration. Thanks!

  92. Linda Smith October 1, 2016 at 8:41 pm

    Awesome cards! Thanks for the wonderful ideas!

  93. Althea October 1, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    Lovely shine. Thanks for the inspiration!!

  94. Mel H October 1, 2016 at 8:50 pm

    What a fun sparkly wreath and card. Love these.

  95. Christi October 1, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    beautiful card and thank you Taylor expressions what a wonderful prize~

  96. Angela A October 1, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    These cards look time consuming, but well worth the effort! I like all levels of card making! Thanks for sharing! And thank you Taylored Expressions for the fun giveaway!

  97. Patty October 1, 2016 at 9:14 pm

    Gorgeous cards, really love them all- thank you for sharing!

  98. Jean Bullock October 1, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    Great cards, Designers! I love Taylored Expression products. What a great prize!

  99. Cyndia October 1, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    Love the ideas shared here! Beautiful paper, stamps and dies! All very inspiring!

  100. Janet Zeppa October 1, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    Talk about shine! Awesome!

  101. Ann October 1, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    Such a lovely array of creative cards. Loved each one. Love the stamp set and die from Taylored Expressions. Thank you for the chance to win.

  102. Preeti D. October 1, 2016 at 10:11 pm

    beautiful cards!! love the layering effect in all of them. thanks for sharing the wonderful tip about coloring inside the leaves. very nifty!

  103. saxonr October 1, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    amazing and stunning inspiration!!

  104. sjmcclelland October 1, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    Both cards are simply gorgeous. Another great giveaway.

  105. Lynn Ekstrom October 1, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    What a fun wreath idea and the sparklier the better…that goes for any card!

  106. Linda Tupper October 1, 2016 at 10:51 pm

    I just love the sweet wreath card. Love the sparkle. What a adorable stamp and die set from Taylored Expressions. I just adore that sweet card. A big thank you to all the wonderful sponsors today!

  107. Scrapper Myra October 1, 2016 at 10:53 pm

    Thanks for the opp. New brand to me Taylored Expresions. Very cool.

  108. Sandi Pressley October 1, 2016 at 11:06 pm

    What an awesome prize from Taylored Expressions. I need to add some of their products to my collection.

  109. Jackie P October 1, 2016 at 11:18 pm

    Beautiful cards!! Lovely wreath! Thanks for the giveaway!

  110. Alison October 2, 2016 at 12:01 am

    Such cute cards -love the unique matchbook fold on them! Also love me some Taylored Expressions!

  111. JoAnn H October 2, 2016 at 12:08 am

    beautiful autumn wreath

  112. Charity Chamberlain October 2, 2016 at 12:22 am

    Gorgeous cards! That wreath card especially with all the beautiful fall colors! Thank you for the chance to win a awesome prize!

  113. Lori Poffenroth October 2, 2016 at 12:30 am

    These cards are fantastic-so much detail!!

  114. Manda October 2, 2016 at 12:47 am

    What a fabulous wreath – I can’t imagine cutting all those little leaves out though! Love the other cards too!

  115. Diane October 2, 2016 at 12:50 am

    Very lovely wreath!

  116. Marjorie Pinne October 2, 2016 at 2:17 am

    Love the beautiful wreath!

  117. Marsha October 2, 2016 at 3:31 am

    Absolutely love, love, love the Night Before Christmas Die!

  118. Sheree Delaney October 2, 2016 at 8:24 am

    Love the cards with the winter scenes.
    Thanks for the great prizes!

  119. Arianna Barbara October 2, 2016 at 8:43 am

    Oh wow!!! I’m in love for the beautiful wreath!!! <3 <3 <3

  120. Lee in MI October 2, 2016 at 9:01 am

    I am in love with these cards! thank you!!

  121. Cindy P. October 2, 2016 at 9:29 am

    I would love to win the In & Out stamp set and Eventful – Night Before Christmas Die! The cards are amazing! Thanks!!

  122. Beth Anne Thomas October 2, 2016 at 9:39 am

    Lovely cards! And omg, I’ve been looking for Christmas sentiment stamps for the inside of the cards! Need this!

  123. Terri W October 2, 2016 at 10:06 am

    I just love that wreath card, so very pretty. The Tailored Expressions little town die is adorable!

  124. Denise T October 2, 2016 at 11:11 am

    What great cards and such wonderful stamp sets.

  125. Margret Hill October 2, 2016 at 11:30 am

    that is quite a detailed card. It came out beautiful.

  126. Alison October 2, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    Great tip on the wreath! So fun to see non traditional colors for holidays cards. The stamp and die set are perfect for this time of year. Thanks for the chance to win!

  127. Mai October 2, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Beautiful cards, love the wreath and shaker cards! Thanks for the chance!

  128. Natalie (QSOgirl) October 2, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    That wreath is absolutely stunning!

  129. Marlene October 2, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Loved the cards. What a great day of us yesterday! Thank you.

  130. Amy B. October 2, 2016 at 2:52 pm

    Love this giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win!!

  131. Keri Postma October 2, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    Thanks so much for all the card inspiration! I love Taylored Expressions! What a great Christmas set!

  132. Kristina CraftyPaws October 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    Oh such sweet scene cards! So much sparkle and such a great celebratory feeling! TFS Hugs, Kristina

  133. Theresa Riggs October 2, 2016 at 3:34 pm

    OMGosh! Stunning! Love these ideas!

  134. Leanne S October 2, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    Gorgeous wreath!

  135. Ruby Marchand October 2, 2016 at 3:48 pm

    Love the wreath card. It is so pretty. Thanks for the idea of doing the leaves. Great ideas. Thanks for the inspiration.

  136. danakirby October 2, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    Beautiful cards, love the sparkle!! And the matchbox design is so cute, giving this one a try!!

  137. Cara Feeney October 2, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    Oh no! It’s too early to think about Christmas. Thanks for the chance to win.

  138. Laura Gauthier Turcotte October 2, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    Gorgeous cards!

  139. Tara W October 2, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    Love the Christmas cards!!!
    Thank you for a chance to win.

  140. heather Wehrli October 2, 2016 at 7:56 pm

    The TE card is simple but elegant, thank you for the opportunity to win the stamp and die set – would love to make handmade Christmas cards this year

  141. Charmaine October 2, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    Lovely prize from Taylored Expressions. I love these cards and the great tip for making wreaths with all those little leaves! Thank youTaylored Expressions for our support of SCT and #cropandcreate Cornwall!

  142. Lisa K October 3, 2016 at 8:11 am

    I love the wreath! Great idea for making the circle. The holiday card idea was wonderful. I love Taylored Expressions. I has been a few years since I have purchased a stamp from them, but I am eager to find a few to add to my stash. Love these ideas!

  143. Dianne October 3, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Beautiful cards and inspiration. Love the detail in the wreath.

  144. Terri Burson October 3, 2016 at 10:18 am

    Holy cow, ya’ll pulled out all the stops today. LOVING that matchbook style card!!! Thanks for sponsoring, TE!

  145. Thanh October 3, 2016 at 10:19 am

    Emily’s card is so stunning! My jaw dropped when I saw it – so yes, it’s labour intensive but so perfect for the right person to receive! Megan and Jean’s cards are soo sweet; I just love winter animals/scenes together.

  146. D.Ann C October 3, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Love the shiny leaves and gold thread running through the wreath!

  147. Jennifer Wymore October 3, 2016 at 10:35 am

    Beautiful card! I love this set so much!

  148. Adaline Banks October 3, 2016 at 10:54 am

    The wreath is so pretty, I really like the sparkle and details that went into these festive greetings 🙂

  149. Amber Rasmussen October 3, 2016 at 11:07 am

    Wow, gorgeous cards ladies! Can’t wait to see what the rest of the day brings!

  150. Kelly Massman October 3, 2016 at 11:59 am

    both are so beautiful!!!!

  151. Darla Weber October 3, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Love the sentiment stamps!!!! And the idea of wrapping the gold ribbon around the wreath…so doing that soon!

  152. jengd October 3, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    Great cards- I love the watercolored leaves!

  153. Karen Lingel October 3, 2016 at 2:52 pm

    Leaf wreath is gorgeous! Great prize, thanks for the opportunity to win.

  154. shartl October 3, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    Love that shimmer and shine, and LOVE Taylored Expressions! Thanks for the chance to win such a beautiful stamp and die

  155. Laurie Black October 3, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    Beautiful cards, love the embossed leaf wreath.

  156. Jane Z. October 3, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    Love the wreath and helpful tips how to create one! So beautiful! Thanks to Taylored Expressions for being this hour’s generous sponsor. They always have such fabulous stamps and dies! I would love to be the lucky gal to win such a great prize pack! 🙂

  157. Kimberli Bean October 3, 2016 at 11:18 pm

    Loving all this inspiration, great projects!!

  158. TracyM #6773 October 4, 2016 at 7:56 am

    BEAUTIFUL cards, LOVE the SPARKLE and SHINE!!!
    I’m already a glitter & sequin ADDICT, INSPIRED by ALL the projects, confess to feeling EXTRA INSPIRED by Emily’s inky leaf wreath with the golden thread against the woodgrain background – WOW!!!
    THANK YOU all for sharing 🙂

  159. Robin Gere October 4, 2016 at 2:37 pm

    Just starting out in card making and I love your ideas!

  160. Kelly Kennedy October 4, 2016 at 2:45 pm

    Gorgeous cards – great inspiration

  161. Lisa jung October 4, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    Great cards and stamps

  162. Carrie Simonds October 4, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    These are absolutely stunning. What a great give away.

  163. Kim Veevers October 4, 2016 at 3:09 pm

    what a adorable set of stamp and die that would be great for my Christmas cards.
    I loved the leaves and colourfulness of them. Thanks for the great idea.
    Also thank you for the opportunity to win
    Kim

  164. Diann :) October 4, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    Love the cards and that wreath … oh my! Just gorgeous!!
    Loving the stamp set and die! 🙂

  165. Jackie Adair October 4, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    So pretty! Fantastic ideas!

  166. Debra Schultes October 4, 2016 at 3:22 pm

    Those cards are soooo beautiful! Love them!

  167. mary nelson October 4, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    These cards are all so beautiful. I would absolutely love this stamp set. So generous!!!

  168. Marianne October 4, 2016 at 4:59 pm

    Such fun projects. I’m all for shimmer and shine on my holiday cards!

  169. Judith October 4, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    Christmas is coming. Always like to get new stamps and die cuts.

  170. Wahnita Hammond October 4, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    Such beautiful cards…….and one of my most favorite companies too!!! Taylored Expressions has the most amazing products and awesome customer service 🙂

  171. {vicki} in ga October 4, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    pretty

  172. Shari October 4, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    Loving the colors on the cards!!

  173. Csipke October 4, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    I love it!

  174. Karen MacNutt October 4, 2016 at 6:59 pm

    Wow, Wow, and more Wow! First off, Emily’s leaf wreath looks AMAZING! I’m definitely trying this! The scene cards are right up my alley – I love the die cuts used! Thank you, Taylored Expressions, for the wonderful giveaway!

  175. Jeanne October 4, 2016 at 8:01 pm

    Great ideas. Thanks

  176. Waco Bayless October 4, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    Everything is so pretty!

  177. Carole Pelletier October 4, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    Gorgeous cards. Love TE. Thanks for the giveaway.

  178. Jeanie L October 4, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    The wreath card is gorgeous. It was definitely worth the time and effort!!!
    I am not normally a fan of “ day”, but I am a fan of world card making day 🙂

  179. Merilou October 4, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    Great card ideas. I love Taylored Expression dies & stamps.

  180. Julie October 5, 2016 at 1:13 am

    Oh I would love that village skyline and phrases stamps! Thank you for the opportunity!

  181. Shannon October 5, 2016 at 8:35 am

    Oh my goodness – these cards are gorgeous. Thank you Emily for the ‘how to’ instructions for your stunning card. I could see using the same process for a Christmas card.
    Megan, your card is simple and beautiful! Something I could make 🙂 Beautiful supplies.
    A wonderful Christmas set by Taylored Expressions — so love that village die! Wow!

  182. Lucinde | Lucilight October 5, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Beautiful cards, love that city scene!

  183. Greta H October 5, 2016 at 11:25 am

    I already have so many ideas & the day has just begun! Started trying to make a wreath card last night & now I’m determined to get it done! Gotta get those adhesive sequins–hope they’ll make them in lots of colors!

  184. Berina RGA October 5, 2016 at 11:57 am

    Beautiful wreath!! Thanks for the tips!! Love the colors!! Beautiful cards!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

  185. Teresa Medeiros October 5, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    That HO HO HO card is absolutely darling! I love that city background! What fun it would be to create my Christmas cards with this lovely stamp and die set!!

  186. karenladd October 5, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    Love the gold sparkle and shine on that wreath card and would love to win this wonderful prize from Taylored Expressions

  187. stampnk October 5, 2016 at 10:57 pm

    What a beautiful wreath! I love this gorgeous technique and design.

  188. Crystal S. October 6, 2016 at 12:33 am

    That die cut is amazing!

  189. yiho lee October 6, 2016 at 2:29 am

    its such a pretty card – loving the leaf-layering effect!

  190. Jeanette October 6, 2016 at 9:56 am

    What glittery cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

  191. Michelle October 6, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    Love the variety of Christmas sentiments and of course the night before Christmas die!

  192. Cary Ann Lombardo October 6, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    The wreath is gorgeous. I’m going to try this in a larger version as a class project at the kids’s school.

  193. Jeannine H October 6, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    The die set is SO beautiful. And with a choice of sentiments, someone is going to make incredible Christmas cards.

  194. Margo Smith October 6, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    Gorgeous wreath card – and also gorgeous TE stamps?

  195. Summer Sunset54 October 6, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    These are both so wonderful! Love holiday cards!

  196. Judy O October 6, 2016 at 10:56 pm

    Love the gold leaves and Taylored expression stamps. The words will come in handy for this year’s Christmas card making. Thanks for chance to win.

  197. Cindy L October 7, 2016 at 8:47 am

    I love how layered the leaves are. Great idea for my table name holders! Thank you!

  198. renee milner October 7, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    Great projects! I really like the detail of the die of the town scene–the little plumes of smoke form the chimneys are great!

  199. Melinda Wilson October 7, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    Wow! Such a beautiful wreath!

  200. Diann :) October 7, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    Love love love these cards! So wonderful! Thanks for the awesome wreath technique. 🙂

  201. Jennifer I October 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    Love the look of the wreath! So elegant,

  202. Janis in ID October 8, 2016 at 1:00 am

    Love the wreath technique!!! Beautiful cards.
    <3 J
    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

  203. eunice October 8, 2016 at 5:58 am

    Awesome wreath!

  204. Michele Washburn October 8, 2016 at 9:06 am

    Beautiful cards and lots of inspiration! Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas!

  205. Amber M. October 8, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    Nothing makes my heart sing more than shiny, glittery things <3 Love the pretty wreath card! Thanks so much for the chance to win this awesome prize from Taylored Expressions!

  206. Lynne Gaudet October 8, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    More amazing projects! Love all the sparkle and beauty!!!! Thanks for always giving us such wonderful scrapbookers to showcase how to use the beautiful products!!!!

  207. Lynette Ballard October 8, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    Those are beautiful cards. I love the sparkly wreath. how fun@

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