Hey, crafty friends! It’s Heather here today bringing you more inspiration created with the new products we released this week. Today’s blog post features a video from Emily Leiphart and a round up of ideas from the TE Creative Team. Grab your favorite warm winter beverage and enjoy scrolling though all of the projects!

Don’t forget about the free video class that you can earn when you purchase the Create-in-Quads Snowflake “I Want it All” Bundle! Here are the details:

When you purchase the Create-in-Quads Snowflake “I Want it All” Bundle (Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layered Stencil set, Winter Blessings stamp set, Winter Blessings die collection, and Clearly Crafty Get Cozy stamp set) through Sunday, December 12th, you will get a free exclusive video craft along class with Taylor!

This mini version of our Online Crafty Classes is a great way for you to put your new goodies to use right away making projects at your own pace! Watch the video as often as you like and learn some new card-making tips and tricks!

Once you complete your purchase, you will receive an email (separate from your order confirmation email) with links to the class video on YouTube.

**Although Taylor will recommend extra supplies (cardstock, ink, embellishments, etc.), you can use anything you have to make these projects uniquely yours!

Hurry! This offer is only valid through 11:59 pm (CT) on Sunday, December 12th, or while supplies last.

Click below to visit the new release products in the TE webstore and then keep scrolling for today’s inspiration!

Today’s video is from Emily Leiphart. Emily brings you an out of the box color combination on her set of winter cards created with the Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layering Stencil set. Watch the video below:

In the video, Emily shares how she created four cards with the Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layering Stencil set. Emily’s color combination for the different layers is: Spearmint, Peaches ‘n’ Cream, Pumpkin, and Honey. Once the backgrounds are stenciled, Emily cuts them apart and adds them to card bases in coordinating cardstock colors. The sentiments from the Winter Blessings stamp set are embossed in white and diamond embossing powder, cut out with the coordinating dies, layered onto gold glitter cardstock die cuts, and added to the cards. The finishing touch is a few Bits & Pieces – Gold Drip Drops on a few of the cards.

I love the colors that Emily used and am itching to get to my craft desk to try this color combination out myself! One thing that Emily mentioned in the video was how just swapping the order that you stencil the colors in will give you a whole different look – what a great idea to expand the possibilities of just a few supplies!

The Create-in-Quads collection enables you to mass produce great card designs quickly and easily, but you can always find great ways to step up your card designs. Emily added lovely touches of sparkle and shine with glittery embossing powder, glittered cardstock peeking out from behind the sentiments, and Bits & Pieces – Gold Drip Drops sprinkled throughout the designs.

Check out the list below for all of the supplies that Emily used on her cards:

Here is more inspiration from the TE Creative Team using the new Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layering Stencil set and other new products that we released this week:

I love the rainbow of snow flurries on this set of cards by Emily Mydlowski created with the Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layering Stencil set! Emily used her Bitty Blender Brushes to add the multiple colors to the snowflakes and did the last layer of dots with Oreo ink to add a pop to the design. The larger sentiments are from the new Winter Blessings set and are embossed in white on Oreo cardstock. Emily also used sentiments from the Mini Strips – Holiday and Simple Strips – Christmas stamps. There are lots of layered snowflakes added to the cards that are cut out with the Make a Snowflake dies and the snowman is cut out with the Snow Squad Die & Clear Combo set.

Noriko Fairchild used a pretty pastel and jewel tone color combination of this set of cards that she created with the Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layering Stencil set. To achieve different shades of color, Noriko kept a light hand in some areas for lighter tones and a heavier hand in other areas for darker tones. I love all of the texture and dimension that the different shades of color create! The sentiments from the Winter Blessings stamp set are embossed in white on Cupcake cardstock and cut out with the coordinating dies.

Melody Rupple stenciled up a set of snowflake cards on Toffee cardstock with the Create-in-Quads Snowflake Layering Stencil set. To add texture and sparkle, the first layer is embossed in white and then topped with Happy Medium – Iridescent Glitter. Poblano Pepper, Confetti Cake, and Salt Water Taffy inks complete the snowflake designs and then Melody added sentiments from the Get Cozy stamp set. Burlap twine and Bits & Pieces – Snowflakes are the finishing touches!

Today, join Susan Block live for “T Time” at 10AM Central on the Taylored Expressions Facebook Page. She’ll be sharing crafty inspiration – make plans to come join in the fun! (Don’t worry, if you miss the live you can always watch the saved broadcast afterward!)

That wraps up for the inspiration for today! We have one more day of inspiration heading your way this Saturday, so stop back again to check it out and watch a video from Joy Baldwin. See you then!

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