Happy Friday, Happy Cupcake Day, and Happy Release Day! Are you ready to PARTY!? Thank you all for your excitement and your encouragement over the past few days of announcements and sneak peeks! It’s time now to introduce you to the Stamp a Sweet Impression sets available for purchase RIGHT NOW at Taylored Expressions:

There are three sets being released today: Frightful Night, Trick or Sweet, and Sweet Celebration (pictured above from left to right). Each set retails for $21.95 which includes a full-color index on a binder-ready storage panel and deeply-etched rubber images mounted on cling cushion and already die cut for you! The design team has been showing you some cuteness over the past few days using elements from each of the Key Ingredients kits. There are three sets of Key Ingredients being released today: Halloween, Birthday Girl, and Birthday Boy (pictured below from left to right):

Each Key Ingredients package is only $12.95 and includes 8 sheets of 8.5″ x 11″ cardstock, 16 sheets of 6″ x 6″ patterned paper, 5 yards of coordinating ribbon, 1/2 oz. glitter, and 50 assorted brads. Everything was specially selected to coordinate perfectly for your batch of cupcake cards. For those of you who say “I Want it All!”, I’ve got something very special in a very limited quantity just for this very special Release Day. There are 10 “I Want It All and I Want it First” packages available. This package includes one of each of the three stamp sets, one customized mini binder box for storing your sets, and one of each of the three Key Ingredients kits (a $116 value) for just $105.00! And if that’s not tickling your fancy, anyone who purchases all three stamps sets will receive a little gift in your order! And if that’s still not floating your boat, would you be interested in winning a free stamp set and becoming the very first Taylored Expressions Top Chef!? I’m so excited to announce the very first Taylored Expressions Top Chef Challenge! The winner of the Top Chef honors will create the most delectable birthday party ensemble using the Birthday Girl or Birthday Boy Key Ingredients and any of the new Stamp a Sweet Impression stamps. Here are some ideas to get you started in your party planning: invitation, party favor, party game, decorations, birthday gift, birthday card, thank you note, scrapbook page, etc. Your ensemble must include at least two pieces and you must upload it to Splitcoaststampers using keyword TETOPCHEF by Friday, October 10th! The winner will receive her choice of one of our next stamp releases FREE! Now it just wouldn’t be a proper celebration today without a Cupcake Sketch Challenge. The Featured Cupcake Sampler this week is Sankari. She really caught my eye last week with her adorable cupcake tree card! I was so excited to ask her to participate in the special events this week! After she accepted, I quickly mailed her some of the new Stamp a Sweet Impression images to play with and she wowed me with another adorable cupcake card. I love the bright colors and the Liquid Pearls she added to the image. You can check out all the details on her blog: Sankari’s Sunshine Corner. Thanks for sampling the sketch for this special occasion, Sankari! Amidst all the preparations for the big release, I didn’t have time to play with the sketch. So I guess that means that now it’s your turn to try the sketch! I’ll chose the most clever, creative, and cute creation from the submissions this weekend to be the Featured Cupcake Sampler next week. Your design and blog will be featured on my blog during Cupcake Friday. You’re not required to use cupcakes for the challenge, but if you got ’em why not use ’em!? You’re welcome to create something other than a card, just stick as closely to the sketch as possible and you’ll be eligible for the prize drawing and Featured Cupcake Sampler honors. If you’re uploading to Splitcoast use keyword TECC32 (for Taylored Expressions Cupcake Challenge 32). Leave a comment on this post with a link to your blog post or gallery upload so I can check it out! You must have your cards uploaded by Monday, September 8th at 8am PST to be eligible for the featured cupcake sampler. I can’t wait to see what you come up with! You definitely don’t want to miss the inspiration from the Cupcake Sketch Challenge Crew:

Stephanie Hargis: Steph’s Stampin’ Stuff
Jami Sibley: More is More
Monika Davis: M.A.D. Stamper
Lynn Mercurio: Stamperosity
Mary Jo Albright: Beauty Lies Within
Sherrie Siemens: Card Creme
Ana Wohlfahrt: Ink A Stamp

And the rest of the Baker’s Dozen Design Team has more Stamp a Sweet Impression goodies to show you today!

Denise Marzec: The Paper Landscaper
Charmaine Ikach: Oodabug Alley
Carol Halvorson: Happiness Blooms
Jen del Muro: I {heart} 2 Stamp
Laurie Schmidlin: Just Give Me Stamps
Sharon Harnist: PaperFections

WHEW…. I think I’m finally done! If you have any product questions tonight please post them in a comment on this post. I will answer your questions as quickly as possible by editing the end of this post with the answers! I’ll be back both Saturday and Sunday with more Stamp a Sweet Impression creations! Happy Shopping and Happy Cupcake Day!
Q & A
Q: What is your angel policy?
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