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April 30, 2013

Release Day at The Greeting Farm!!


Hi, everyone!

It's MAY-day at The Greeting Farm and we are here to celebrate our wonderful spring-themed release!   We hope you've truly enjoyed the last few days of preview as we've introduced you to two new Anyas, and THREE new TGF Dies!   The possibilities are truly endless with these versatile borders and we are anticipating seeing some super cute projects made by a lot of you!

There's a lot of fun to be had this month, and we are just getting started with our RELEASE DAY blog hop!   As always, the prize is one sweet deal, as one lucky winner will receive the ENTIRE May Release!

Before I leave you with one amazing lineup, here's what I have for you today:

It's a mini file folder that I cut from my Cameo, and I adorned it with
the awesome new Tulip border die, and of course the cute little
Garden Anya!!


Thanks for stopping by, and if you're just getting here, be sure to head back over to the TGF BLOG to begin the hop.   Here's your order for our May release party:

...and BACK to the TGF BLOG to leave your comment letting us know you've hopped, left comments, and what you love bet about this month's release!    You have until 11:30pm CST this evening to sit back, take in all the new creations, and enter to win!   Thanks so much for your support and excitement as we ring in our MAY stamp release!

Good luck!

April 29, 2013

Sneak Peek from The Greeting Farm!!

It's our favorite time again!  Time for us to see all of the new goodies coming from The Greeting Farm for May!!  There have been some new Anyas, as well as some super fun dies!

Today I have yet another fun die for you that is definitely a must-have!

Here's the Fence Die!

Here is Gardening Anya with the Fence Die.
I cut it out using textured white cardstock.


This is Anya Strolls with the Fence Die.
This one was cut out using kraft paper, and a little light purple
ink on the edges for character.

Soooo cute!!

Great stuff, right!!??  These girls are so gorgeous, and this fence is a lot of fun to play with too!

Now head on over to the TGF blog for more inspiration and your chance to win some serious fun new product!!


Also, a reminder that there is still a few days left for the first round of...



Join in!!

April 27, 2013

It's a birthday kind of weekend!

I just wanted to sneak in this post for some of the birthday cards I have made recently!  I am so bad about having those on hand, and I usually have to whip one up every time a birthday comes around!  lol!

First up is a Stamping Bella "Uptown Girls" image-

I made this for my friend Kim's bday.

Next is a Tiddly Inks image-


This is from the Birthday Wishes set.
I am also entering this into the 3-2-1 challenge!
You can't see it here, but I put some Glossy Accents on the flames,
it looks really cool in person!  lol!

And lastly-

And this lovely girl is Sitting Wonderful from The Greeting Farm.

Alright, think I am a bit caught up now!  

I hope you all have an awesome weekend!!

TFL!




April 25, 2013

Happy Friday with The Greeting Farm!

Are we having fun yet!?  Of course we are!  The end of a month means some new fun stamps and/or dies will be arriving at The Greeting Farm!!  After such a fun sneak peek yesterday, I thought I would use the Gate die on my Farm Fresh Friday challenge card!

The theme for the challenge today is....

May Flowers!

So here's mine...

I used Miss Anya Dressy for this.
She fit the frilly flower theme!

Don't you love the Gate die!!  I thought it was a perfect match with her!  I made a fun layered flower and sentiment with my Cameo, and added flower bling to the banner.  I am not so good with flowers, so I kept it kind of simple!

Now it's your turn!  Head on over to the TGF blog and get all of the details on the challenge!  Link up your creation today!!

And don't forget to keep checking in for more fun sneak peeks!!


Warm Fuzzies...

Just a little something to send out some warm fuzzies to all of you out there in blog-land!!


I made this flower on my Cameo, and then crocheted a smaller
cream flower to put in the middle, and then backed it
with cheesecloth.  The sentiment is from Paper Smooches.
  I need to make cards like this more often!

TTFN!



April 24, 2013

Come let down your hair with Some Odd Girl!!

Aren't the new clear stamp releases from Some Odd Girl fun!!!  I love a good fairy tale!  We have seen Snow White and Red Riding Hood....how about a girl with some serious hair!?

Here's Rapunzel!


Isn't she PURDY!!

I love the soft smile on her face, she's a sweetie pie!  Those flowers and the sentiment are also a part of this clear stamp!  It's so fun and girly!

Head on over to the Some Odd Girl Blog for more inspiration from my team mates!


April 22, 2013

It's time for another DTT!!

Welcome back for another Double Take Tuesday challenge at The Greeting Farm!!  Today is a sweet little celebration for Mother Earth!!

We have this inspiration/color combo pic from our super talented design team member, Annie!

Isn't this cool!!

Here's my take!
I went with a gift tag for this project.

Lovely little Alice Bean!

I had lots of fun using the earthy tones!  I have everything from cheesecloth, to buttons, to cork on here!  This is a great challenge!

Head on over to the TGF blog for all of the challenge details, and link up your creation!!

And remember, the Limited Edition Alice Beans won't be around for much longer, get yours now!

It's "Snow"ing at Some Odd Girl!

I have a gorgeous new stamp from Some Odd Girl to share with you all today!  Anyone up for a fairy tale?

Meet Snow White!!

Aren't all of the animals adorable!!!

I stuck with traditional "Snow White" colors this go round, but she would look fantastic in other colors too!  This clear stamp also comes with the "Make Life a Fairy Tale" stamp as well!  

Head on over to the Some Odd Girl blog for more inspiration!

April 18, 2013

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Today at The Greeting Farm, they are having an awesome Farm Fresh Friday Challenge!  It's time to recycle/alter something and create a gorgeous TGF project!  I know you have a little something sitting around the house that could be put to good use!!

I, myself, have a ton of gift boxes!!  Unfortunately, they are all Christmas ones!!  lol!  I changed up this tiny Xmas box and made it a little more user-friendly!



I am really happy with how this turned out, I was a little worried
in the beginning!

I think I have had this sheet of red/pink/green patterned paper for at least a year or two.  I wanted to use it on something special.  I pieced all of my papers to completely cover the old box, and sealed off the edges with some washi tape.  I used the darling Alice for my topper, and the Enjoy die from Delicate Words to finish it off!  (doesn't her dress look cute in red & pink!!??)  I can use this box for a ton of different occasions now! 

Head on over to the TGF blog to see what all of my team-mates altered, and get all of the details of the challenge!  I can't wait to see what you all come up with!!





April 17, 2013

Fun with dies!

Check out The Greeting Farm's blog for details on these-




Fun Some Odd Girl Sneak Peek!!

Kristy has some super fun stuff coming up in the next few months, but we really wanted to share some of it with you now!!

I have the pleasure of showing off an out-of-this-world sentiment set!!  This one is called Be You!

HOW FUN!!

The Just Be You sentiment, the Happiness sentiment, and the arrow with the heart in it are just a few things included on this set!!  Totally versatile, and lots of fun!!

This set will be available at Some Odd Girl on June 17th!!  Start saving now, because there is a ton of fun stuff coming your way!

April 15, 2013

It's Another Fun DTT!!

Welcome back for another Double Take Tuesday challenge over at The Greeting Farm!!  Today we have a great sketch challenge from my super talented team-mate Suzanne!


Here's my take!


Cheshire is too darn cute!

If you haven't gotten her yet, you better hurry up!  These Alice in Wonderland themed Beans will not be around forever!!  

I used the awesome Kneehighs paper pad from Basic Grey!  I LOVE this pad!

6x6 Paper Pad - Knee Highs

I also used the Hello from the Delicate Words die set.  The notebook paper is a die from Paper Smooches, and the flower is a die from My Favorite Things.  See the "enamel dot" in the middle of the flower?  I made that from melting down plastic beads in my oven!!  See the tutorial here!

Now go check out the TGF blog for all of the challenge rules, and link up your creation today!


April 11, 2013

FFF Fun!

Are you ready for some Farm Fresh Fun today at The Greeting Farm??!!  I am!  Today we have a fun theme for you....

Clouds!

This was a chance for me to use the fun cloud die from TGF!


Lovely Alice Bean with some fluffy clouds!

I also used the new Smile die from TGF!  The three words that come in the Delicate Words set are so handy!

Now it's time for you to bust out the clouds!  Head on over to The Greeting Farm's Blog for all of the challenge rules/details, and link up your creation today!!

April 9, 2013

Get your kraft on!

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Today there is a super fun challenge happening at the Some Odd World Community!

We want you to color your kraft!  Yes!  Break out the kraft paper and stamp it with one of your fav Some Odd Girl images, then reach for the markers, pencils,....whatever floats your boat!

Here's a SOG image I colored on kraft paper with Copics, water color pencils, and gel pen-


I used Gwen In Bloom for my image.

I colored her entirely with Copics, except for the under part of her dress.  The back, outside edge of the under part of her dress is a pretty thin area, and I wanted it to really  stand out because the light is hitting it, so I used a white gel pen there.  The underneath-inside part is colored with a white watercolor pencil, and shaded with a grey watercolor pencil.  

Here is a list of the Copics I used-

Skin- E00, E21, E11
Hair- E44. E47, E49
Eyes- G12, G14
Dress- R11, R14, R17  Waist band- BG45, BG49
Boots- E31, E33, E37
Flower- Y35, Y38

I tend to reach for very dark and bold colors when I color on kraft so that it stands out really well.

Now head on over to the Some Odd Girl Community and check out some more inspiration!




April 8, 2013

Happy DTT!

Ready for a fun Double Take Tuesday with The Greeting Farm?  We have a fun color combo today, brought to you by Maria Therese!


Pink, Yellow, and Turquoise!!

Here's my card!


I used the new Cheshire Bean for my card today!

I just happened to have the Echo Park Sweet Girl pad that had a combo of these colors!  (Score!)


Love Story

She's pretty feisty, so I have her some turquoise streaks in her hair!

Head on over to the TGF blog for all of the challenge details, and link up your creations!!





April 4, 2013

Farm Fresh Friday Challenge!

Welcome back farmers for another fun FFF Challenge from The Greeting Farm!!  Today we are rocking...The Bling!!  That's right- Bling It!

I know you all know how to do that!!!


I have used Queen Bean to dazzle you with some serious bling!

Since I already did the black/white/red theme, thought I would adorn her with some pretty purply-pinks!  I even put some tiny little jewels on her crown!  

Time to bust out the Be-dazzler, because we want these babies to shine!  Head on over to the TGF blog and get all the challenge details!  Link up your creation today!

April 1, 2013

Double Take Tuesday!!!

Happy Double Take Tuesday everyone!!  I hope you all snatched up your Limited Edition Beans from The Greeting Farm....they won't be around forever!!  We have  had a ton of fun previewing those for you, and now it's time for some Wonderland style challenges!!

Today we have an awesome sketch made by Joni!



Here's mine-


I have used the Queen Bean for my challenge card today!
Doesn't she rock!?

I actually dove into my scrap pile for all of the patterned paper on here!  And once again, I have used my favorite red Copic combo- R27, R29, and R39.  

Head over to the TGF blog for all of the details, and link up your project!!

I want to thank everyone who has become a new follower recently, or anyone who has stopped by to leave some blog lovin'!!  It really means a lot to me!  Stay tuned, because in a few weeks I plan on having some blog candy as part of my Thank You!!!

Time for a new Some Odd Girl Challenge!!

Please scroll down for the TGF release day hop!!!

Happy April everyone!!  Along with a new month, we have a new sketch challenge over at Some Odd Girl!!  I think you are really going to like this- (And yes, this means I am lucky to be on the SOG DT for another term!!!)

sketch1
I love the little banner on this!

Here's my take-

This sweetie is Baker Mae!!


I had a blast coloring her up!  I used a blue along with her black hair, just like Kristy uses in her black hair tutorial!  I also added some liquid pearls on the sprinkles!  I really love coloring with red, my favorite red copic trio is- R27, R29, and R39.  

So now it's your turn!  Head on over to the SOG blog to see all the new shiny faces for the new SOG design team, and for all of the challenge deets!  Link up your creation today!!