Thursday, March 3, 2011

"Sweet" Posies for Spring...Taylored Expressions Release Day!

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It's Release Day at Taylored Expressions! I hope you have enjoyed this week's projects celebrating Spring and Easter. Today I have a fun project for you that will be sure to satisfy a sweet tooth! I got to use the adorable new set, A Tweet for You, and when I saw the sentiment, I couldn't resist making some "flowers" for the upcoming holiday.
To make the blooms, I poked thin pipe-cleaners into some Reese's peanut butter eggs (my hubby's fave) and punched out some flowers from the bright colored cardstock from the brand new Spring Project Pantry kit. I appropriated a little tin that my son abandoned and inserted a little piece of styrofoam at the bottom to hold up the edible flowers, filling it with some paper strips that I ran through a crimper. Finally, I stamped the cute tag using one of the frames included in the set and added the darling little tulips. Happy Spring!

BEAN NOTES
Stamps: A Tweet for You (Taylored Expressions)
Ink: Pear Pizazz, Melon Mambo (Stampin' Up!)
Cardstock: Textured from Spring Project Pantry (TE); Solar White (Neenah)
Coloring Medium:; Sketch Markers (Copic)
Dies: Favor Frame (TE)
Tools: Paper Crimper (Fiskars); 5-Petal Punch (SU!)
Alterables: Tin Pail (generic)
Other: Peanut Butter Eggs (Reese's); Styrofoam (generic)

The TE store is now open! Be sure to check out all the other Release Day projects from the rest of the Baker's Dozen and visit our Guest Designer, Cindy Lawrence at her blog, One Happy Stamper! Pssst! Would you like to win the ENTIRE MARCH RELEASE? Well, TE is giving away the whole she-bang to one lucky winner -- all you have to do is become a fan of TE on Facebook. When the number reaches 1500 (super duper close now!), Taylor will randomly select a winner! Good luck and visit THIS FB page to become a fan!



9 comments:

Ann Schach said...

What a cute idea, Regina! Thanks for sharing!

Jami said...

Such a cute and clever idea! I just might have to steal this!

Karen Motz said...

Look at these adorable chocolate egg flowers!!!!!! You are so freaking creative!!! It blows my mind!!!!!! :-)

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Oh how cute, Regina! LOVE this!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Oh wow, these are so cool. Why have I seen this, did you post and take back off? I swear I saw them in the wee hours of the morning this past week. I went to leave a comment and they were gone. Seriously. Hugs,

Diane - oliverdi@att.net said...

Regina this is adorable... What a great little treat and I must say I might have to CASE this for my grandchildren. So stinkin' cute! Hugs.

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

I love your pot of candy flowers! Great idea. The sentiment is just perfect for your bouquet.

Danielle Lounds said...

Regina - you always come up with the most fantastic ideas! Love your tin of chocolate flowers. Of course you just reminded me that I have a bag of those chocolates in a cupboard...

Audrey Pettit said...

My goodness, this is just the cutest and sweetest little project! Those Reese's flowers are just genius. Fun sentiment, too, just perfect for this.