Category Archives: St. Patrick’s Day

Taylored Expressions Release Peeks!


Taylored Expressions is celebrating Release Week (peeks Feb 2nd, 3rd, 4th and release on Thursday, Feb 5th! ) with some fabulous giveaways!

Visit the TE Blog each Sneak Peek Day this week for details on how you can enter to win & a list of participating designers for each day.

Thanks for visiting, crafty friends! If you’d like to see more projects and new product information, please head over to the Taylored Expressions Blog for a complete blog roll of our participating designers!

My 1st project uses Little Bits of Spring, Floral Lattice Cutting Plate, Little Bits – Shamrocks and Embossing Folder – Dotted Lattice along with Matched Kit – For Peep’s Sake and TE Sequins – For Peep’s Sake.JEANNELittleBitsShamrockMONDAY

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My next project uses Little Bits of Spring and Embossing Folder – Walking on Sunshine. I watercolored with Radiant Neon inks.JEANNEWalkingonSunshineMONDAY

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AA Great Day

Shamrock Purse & Tutorial

Happy Saturday!

This week at C4C Challenges  (C4C227) we have a 2 fold challenge… a sketch & the color green!

I saw the sketch an knew just what I was going to do… make a shamrock purse (nobody is going to be pinching me this year!). I used my white purse from
Z Becky Brown for my project. These purses are so fun (and EASY!) to make.

I started out by cutting some inserts from patterned paper. Z Becky Brown handbags are clear so it’s a cinch to decorate with patterned papers or you can stamp, draw, paint … whatever you want. So much fun!

Cute with just the paper, huh?

I cut some borders using my Sizzix Big Shot & 656541 Sizzlet Decorative Strip Dots & Scallops (I only used the scallop section for this project).

Cut a 2 1/4″ strip of white cardstock and add Scallop border to top and bottom. Cut enough to go all around the purse.

Line up and adhere to your purse panels.

Die cut A10176 Sizzix Bigz Shamrock with Sizzix Big Shot.

Sponge edges with brown ink. Use marker to color the stem.

Emboss with 659449 Sizzix Texture Fades Courtyard & Trellis.


Handbag: Z Becky Brown
Cutting: Sizzix Big Shot
Die cuts: 656541 Sizzlet Decorative Strip Dots & Scallops, A10176 Sizzix Bigz Shamrock
Embossing: 659449 Sizzix Texture Fades Courtyard & Trellis

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

This is my card for the Tiddly Inks CAS (#105) Challenge. I used the Wryn – Whatcha Doing image for my card.

I cut and scored a white square card back and then used my Majestic Labels Framelit die to create my shaped card. Make sure you put your fold line below the cutting edge of the die when you cut.

Die cut your shapes and assemble your card. Love how easy it is to die cut a colored image with Sizzix Framelits!

Shinhan Touch Twin markers used:


Stamps: Tiddly Inks (Wryn – Whatcha Doing)
Inks: Clearsnap
Markers: Shinhan Touch Twin
Adhesives: Scotch ATG Tape runner
Die cuttings: Sizzix Big Shot, Sizzix Majestic Labels#2 Framelits