A certain love story...


Isn't it a glorious day for romance??


It's official!!! It's release day at Taylored Expressions and we can finally reveal all of the wonderful new treats in store for you this month!!!  OMG I just could not stand it one second longer - patience is SO NOT my thing Smiley from millan.net !!

So today I have the most "stinkin' cutest" stamp set to show you - no seriously, wait until you see this!!!  I shriek like a ten-year-old girl at a Jonas Brothers concert every time I look at this stamp set, I kid you not.   This masterpiece is called Cuppie Love Scenes, and as soon as I saw it, I just had to recreate my very own version of a love story like no other - I bring you... (drumroll please..)

Smiley from millan.net

Casablanca Cuppie


Could you just flip out right now?? (don't say I didn't warn you!!)

As soon as I saw this stamp I just knew I had to try recreating the magic of love in black and white movies, and so I grabbed my Copics and got to work!  Can you believe this is the one time that I used only THREE markers to get an image colored?(usually I use each and every marker I own! lol..) but for this I only needed to use C-1, C-3, and C-5!  I stamped my image using Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto Choice buttercream cardstock, and then layered that panel onto my Island Medium Prism Cardstock, I punched both sides of the cardstock with my Fiskars Leave it to Weaver Border Punch (I thought it gave it the movie reel look!) and mounted it to my card base using dimensionals.

Did you see those cute little embellishments on my card?? I was lucky enough to be amongst the first to try the NEW Frameabilities and Clay buttons that the lovely and mega-talented Jamie Pyles created exclusively for Taylored Expressions.  These wonderful creations are the perfect "final touch" to pretty up your projects!  The best part is, you can get your hands on them now at the store!

Okay so you can't go to the movies and NOT have popcorn right?


well, I certainly can't so I made this popcorn box to match my card!  I really just wanted an excuse to focus on the little popcorn-eating cuppies, and to get to play with some more of this delicious "Be Loved" paper from My Mind's Eye.  I stamped my cuppies onto Choice Buttercream CS and made the labelholder using my fancy new Spellbinders Dies.  I used a piece of white twill ribbon from my Valentine Key Ingredients to secure the labelholder onto my popcorn box, and voila! all done, and so much fun!

All of the cardstock and patterned papers I used today are from the Valentine Key Ingredients Kit, which is also being released today - this is one you do not want to miss!

I hope you're ready to craft your own love story today!    You must visit the rest of the Baker's Dozen for some delicious eye candy using this fun new set!

Charmaine Ikach
Donna Baker
Jackie Pedro
Jodi Collins
Karen Giron
Karen Motz
Laurie Schmidlin
Melissa Sauls
Sankari Wegman
Taylor VanBruggen

and our brand new Guest Designer Jeanie Witmer

Thank you so much for visiting me today!  I can't wait to show you more of the fun things I've been working on, so be sure to stop by soon!




  1. Holy flippin' guacamole!!! Alex!!! These are STUNNING girlie!!! I am in AWE! I always knew you were the bomb-schniz (giggle), but this is OVER the top!!! LOVE!

  2. Absolutely DARLING! Love the movie scene!!

  3. Alex, this is just GORGEOUS!!! I am a total movie freak and I absolutely loved this stamp set when I saw it and totally loved what you created with the black and white movie magic!!! What a darling way to use the label die for the popcorn box (which BTW is amazing!!! can I come over for movies at your house???!! :)))))Seriously beautiful!!!
    Big hugs!
    Sankari :)

  4. HOLY BEJEEZ BATMAN!!! My jaw is still on the floor..(remember to breathe:):) AWESTRUCK is right:):) the black and white is STELLAR:):):) All the little details, your "Love Story" rocks!!! And the popcorn...all all those strips!!!!:):) I'm in love:):)!! Beautifully done my friend:)

  5. This whole set is just adorable!

  6. I am going to love getting to know you better! Your posts totally crack me up and your projects are simply fantastic! Seriously....a black and white movie (brilliant) and the popcorn holder is awesome!!!

  7. OH MY GOSH! You never cease to amaze me with your awesome creations - b & w movie inspiration - get out! I love old movies, and popcorn, well I loves me some popcorn, great job with this set, Alex!! Two Thumbs Way Up!

  8. Soooo freakin' excited that I discovered your blog!!! Your creations are outta this world!!! LOVE both!!! Can't wait to get that stamp!

  9. Ok...that black and white cuppie scene is brilliant but the little popcorn container is simply TO DIE FOR CUTE!!!!!!!

  10. LOVE the old black & white movie theme you have going here, Alex -- fabulous projects!!

  11. Alex, I just LOVE your black and white movie scene! oh my goodness, how fabulous! LOVE that popcorn too!

  12. when is the next movie nite out-love the popcorn

  13. So very cute! I love the Casablanca scene against the colored background. Just really makes it pop! =)

  14. That is awesome!! I never would have thought to do that, but it's so perfect!! Rock on girl!

  15. Aaaaahhhh, talk about stinking CUTE!!!!! Genius! You are so creative girlie!


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