TE Black Friday Sale and Hop!

November 25th, 2011

Welcome to the Taylored Expressions Black Friday Tag Hop!!!  We’re celebrating the biggest shopping day of the year with a Tag Hop and a HUGE SALE!

  • Hop around for tons of inspiration for your holiday tag making. Link list below.
  • One lucky customer will win a set of 10 tags (one each of the tags featured in today’s hop.)  Everyone who places an order at Taylored Expressions Friday – Monday (11/25 – 11/28) and writes “I want those tags!” in the comments section of the order form will be entered to win.  The winner will be announced on Taylor’s blog on Tuesday 11/29.
  • Introducing Tags & Tag-a-longs kits designed so you can quickly and easily create your own tags inspired by today’s samples.
  • Black Friday Sale – enter coupon code BLACKFRIDAY2011 on any order Friday through Monday to save 10-30% off your entire order!  HURRY! The earlier you shop, the MORE you SAVE!  Details on the TE Store homepage.


I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Taylored Expressions is running an amazing Black Friday Sale and I’m super happy to be participating in a Hop & Swap with some of the Baker’s Dozen.  We each created a set of tags, so we can swap.  Here’s what I made.

My tag features Penguin Pals with the 12 Days of Christmas Project Pantry (cardstock, ribbon, patterned paper), along with Tag Treats Die Cutswide eyelets (Cool Metal), Baker’s Twine (Ladybug and Limeade), and Viva Decor Pens (Paper Pen in Light Carmine Red and Pearl Pen in Cream.)

The image was stamped on TE Choice Snow White cardstock and punched with a 1″ circle punch.  I used various circle punches and dies to forn the layers and as you can see above I used a brad to attach all of the top layers to the bottom layer.  The top swings open to reveal the “to and from”.  I used these new Viva Decor pens to dot little “pearls” around the circles as well as to add a nice thick layer of glitter to the little penguin’s hat.  These pens are quite easy to use as they have a nice even flow to them.  It takes less than an hour for the “pearls” to totally dry.  The pearl pens have a really nice pearly finish and the paper pens have more of a glossy look.  You’ll definitley want to add a couple of these to your cart when your shopping the TE sale!

After you’ve hopped around and seen all the tags in the hop, I bet you’re going to want to create some of your own!  Taylor has put together some great little kits – Tags & Tag-a-longs – to make it super easy!  These will be great for Christmas, but you might also want to think ahead to Valentine’s Day (that pink pack is calling my name!), Easter, and birthdays.  Once you start playing with tags, you’ll be addicted! Of course you can also order the items separately.  The Tag Treats Die Cuts come in sets of 10 in your choice of 40 colors.

Now let’s check out the rest of the Hop!

Taylor VanBruggen

Jami Sibley <—- you are here

Karen Giron

Charmaine Ikach

Jen Shults

Jodi Collins

Lori Craig

Melody Rupple

Danielle Lounds

Sankari Wegman

Thanks for stopping by.  Have fun with your Black Friday Shopping! :)

19 Responses to “TE Black Friday Sale and Hop!”

  1. Bonnie aka raduse Says:

    Awesome Jami!!! I love those penguins!!

  2. Kary Says:

    Jami, your tags are so adorable!! Love that you can swing the top to write a message. So clever!!

  3. margie c Says:

    What a cute set of tags! Love all the details! I placed my order before hopping :( LOL!
    Happy Holidays!
    hugs, margie

  4. Shaela Says:

    These are gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration :)

  5. Trisha Says:

    Wow, so cute. Love the penguin. “I want those tags!” patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  6. Karen Giron Says:

    SO cute Jami! LOVE how you can spin the image for a little surprise greeting! Too fun!

  7. Lori Craig Says:

    Your tags turned out so cute! Love those penguins. Your swinging tag is genius! <3

  8. Natalie H Says:

    What cute tags, love the layers and all the fun embellies!

  9. Chrisd Says:

    What cuties your tags are and something I want to attempt making myself! Thanks for the inspiration.

  10. sharon gullikson Says:

    How cute. I wouldn’t have thought to have the scalloped circles going off the tag…

  11. b. poteraj Says:

    Love your adorable tag! Really cute.

  12. Natasha G.P. Says:

    How sweet. Nice job.

  13. Jodi Collins Says:

    These are as cute as can be Jami! LOVE these sweet little penguins and how the panel MOVES! ACK! How cool is that?????

  14. Michelle H Says:

    Perfect Christmas tag! Adorable little penguin

  15. Danielle Lounds Says:

    Ack! I LOVE how you made the main image swivel! You are so crafty smart! :)

  16. Jen Says:

    These are just gorgeous Jami! I love the colors you chose for this and your pearls are AMAZING! I’m loving this new product! AND the telescoping/flip up circle is GENIUS!!!

  17. Leslie Miller Says:

    What a cute tag! I love the way the cover lifts to reveal the message. Love the fringe along the bottom, too.

  18. Patti G Says:

    I want these!!! I love how they open!!!

  19. Wanda G (stampcat) Says:

    Your tags are just tooooooo cute! Love those pearl pens!! :-)

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