Saturday, October 31, 2009

Alota Rubber Stamps Holiday Boquet & BIG SALE!!!!!

Here is my card designed for todays SCS Inspiration Challenge .

I used this Beautiful Holiday Boquet from Alota Rubber Stamps!

I stamped the image in Memento black and added some Galaxy Gold to the image before stamping. I then colored the image with copics!The dp is left from years ago and is from Anna Griffan. I also added sewing and a bow!

Supplies used:
Stamps: Alota Rubber stamps (Holiday Boquet)
DP: Anna Griffan, and CS is SU!
Brilliance ink in Galaxy Gold

Right now Alota Rubber Stamps is having an AWESOME SALE!!!! 20% off you entire order! That is AWESOME!!!!! Coupon Code is ARSFALL9

Also remember you can order your stamps to be mounted on wood, unmounted or foam mounted. There is a dropdown arrow to choose from:)

Have fun shopping and happy stamping to all!!!!

Friday, October 30, 2009

Farm Fresh Friday & Preview of Lottie!

This is sweet Lottie! She will be released on Nov 1st!

My card was designed for todays Farm Fresh Friday Sketch that Mercy did for us. I love the sketch and im sure you will too!!

Supplies used: Lottie Stamp(Twinkle Tot's) from The Greeting Farm

DP from DCWV Nana's Nursery,SU, and papertrey.

Copics, ribbon, sewing, white gel pen

Lottie is sooo sweet, and im just loving all the new releases! They are toooo cute! All Twinkle Tot's will be released on Nov 1st HERE at The Greeting Farm Stamps!

Hope you will join us for this super fun challenge. To join us for Farm Fresh Friday Challenge visit TGF Blog HERE!! :)

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!! Also be sure to stop by the other DT members blogs to see what they have created for FFF :)

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The Greeting Farm Preview (My House)

This sweet little house is a preview for The Greeting Farm. On Nov 1st this set will be available. Now, did you THINK we were going to do a release and NOT have a contest for the adults? Well, whether you're young, or young at heart...we have a FABULOUS chance for you to WIN this new set! We are excited to announce the:
That's right! It's your turn to fill in the blanks! WHERE, WHAT, or WHO reminds you of home? Now's your chance to get creative with this fun weekend contest. Here are the details: *Create a card, project, or layout that completes and symbolizes the above sentence by making it your own. WHERE? WHAT? or WHO? reminds you of home? We had SUCH an awesome turn out for the New Beginnings Challenge at Club Anya last month, we can't WAIT to see how you interpret this challenge! *You will have until Sunday, November 1st at NOON CST to get your submission into the Galleria. *You MUST USE TGF stamps. *Please place your entry in the TGF Galleria>Contests/Challenges>Home Challenge We will choose our TOP TWO submissions and announce the winner at our VSN/Release party on Sunday, November 1st at the TGF PCP page at 7PM CST! The GRAND PRIZE winner chosen for this contest will win the ENTIRE NOVEMBER RELEASE! The 1st prize winner will win "My House!" Can you STAND IT?!?! See you back tomorrow for another Farm Fresh Friday...and have FUN with this contest! Can't wait to see what you do!
supplies used:
Paper:Papertrey- "cream" "Enchanted Evening", K&Company -"Blue Awning"
Embellishments:Border punch by Ek success, spellbinders for circles, skittles, stickles, ribbon, sewing

I love this new set its perfect to welcome someone to the neighborhood, or to send out invites for a house warming party, or just to let someone know youve moved. I wanted to use it as a Thank You!! Those are just some of the ways this new set can be used!! There are 2 houses and lots of sentiments in this set!

Stop by the other DT members blogs to see their lovely creations tooo:) Links are on my sidebar under The Greeting Farm!!!

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!

Please scroll down to the Post under this one to see my KL Stampin N Scrappin Post for today as well

KL Stampin N Scrappin Thursday (60's Tilda & Cat)

This is my card designed for todays KL Stampin N Scrappin Thursday post. On my card I used this super DARLING 60's Tilda from KL Stampin N Scrappin Store. I also used this super sweet kitty from KL SNS as well. Every image is colored with copics, and I did add stickles to Tilda and the cat.

The sleigh is from Alota Rubber Stamps and is stamped in Tim Holtz distressed ink Walnut Stain and Brilliance Galaxy Gold dew drop. I stamped up first with the Tim Holtz and then used the dew drop to add gold where I wanted :) I then cut the sleigh out!

Supplies used:
Stamps (Magnolia) (Alota Rubber Stamps Sleigh)
stickles, Brilliance Galaxy Gold, Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Walnut Stain)
Design Paper (K&Company Christmas Cheer) Cardstock SU!
Sewing & ribbon for my bow!!
Lots of wonderful sales going on right now over at the KL Stampin N Scrappin Store so be sure to stop by and see for yourself!! Design Team Blog HERE Also spend 30.00 and get FREE shipping use coupon code OCTSHP!!!

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day


Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Happy Wednesday to everyone!!! Today for my card I used these darling Penguins from Angels Landing. Arent they super cute????!!!! They are colored with copics, and I ended up using about 4 different greys. I used the stickles on their hats and flower soft of the last penguins hat. In the centers of the flowers I used the newly released Skittles "Pepperment skittles" and the hat is a button in the center of my bow. I did double sewing around the edges of my card!

Supplies used:

Penguin image from Angels Landing

copics to color, white gel pen (for dots)

martha stewart branch punch, spellbinders frames

Embellishments: Pepperment Skittles(Pez-A-Doodle Designs), Stickles , flowers, flower soft, button hat, and ribbon

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

TGF TOT'S GOT Preview/ Contest

Today is the PREVIEW day for The Greeting Farms new NOV releases!!! OMGosh isnt she the CUTEST????!!!!! This little DARLING is from a new series called Twinkle Tot's and her name is Ava!! She is the sweetest!!! I colored her with copics, and used stickles on her dress and crown. The roses are handmade by me:) and the lace around the heart is sprayed with the copic airbrush to look distressed. I added lace and trim on the edge of my card.

Supplies used:

Stamps:The Greeting Farm, DP is from K&Company "Blue Awning" , Roses are handmade by ME! :)

Embellishments: Ribbon, Trim ( Judy's Bebe's and Friends) , lace , sewing, stickles, copics, cardstock Papertrey.
How's that for CUTE? What's MORE? We have not one...but THREE contests BEGINNING TODAY in the TGF Galleria!

***CALLING ALL KIDS: "THIS TOT'S GOT....*** contest!!!

We are SO excited to announce THREE contests, beginning RIGHT NOW for the wee ones! ONE RANDOM winner will be selected on Sunday, November 1st (release day!) to WIN THEIR CHOICE of one of the new Twinkle Tots!
Here's how to enter:

Here are the THREE categories for the "This Tot's Got..." contest:
"This Tot's Got...BLING": Kids (ages 0-13) are to create a card or project using bling :)
"This Tot's Got...COLOR": Kids (ages 0-13) are to color their little hearts out using crayons, markers, pencils, paint, copics? (gah!) Just COLOR it up!
"This Tot's Got: A STORY": Kids (ages 0-17) are to create card or project based on their "FAVORITE CHILDREN's BOOK.

RULES:*Create a card or project, based on the THEME and AGES above.*Kids will have until Sunday, November 1st, at NOON CST to enter the above three contests.

*PROJECTS MUST use TGF stamps. *Please upload your projects to: TGF Galleria>Contests/Challenges>This Tot's Got> one of the 3 categories listed above.Remember, the winners for these contests will be selected at RANDOM.

Can't WAIT WAIT WAIT to see the submissions! If you don't have kids of your own, grab a niece, nephew, or neighbor! ALL can enter to WIN their CHOICE of ONE new Twinkle Tot!Winners will be announced on Sunday November 1st during our release party/VSN!

Please join me in welcoming KIM NATH back to The Greeting Farm as our newest FARMER! Congratulations Kim glad to have you back hun!!!!!

Thank you for looking and have a wonderful day!!!


Monday, October 26, 2009

Alota cards /Helene & I in Washington

Today I wanted to share a couple of cards and a pic of Helene and I when I was in Washington. On this card I used this darling newly released little girl from Alota Rubber stamps, I also used the trees, and gingerbread cookie cutter stamps.

When I was in Washington I got to meet with Helene! She came to the doll show and then after the show we went to dinner and got to visit. I had the bestest time with her, she is super sweet and we got along AWESOME!!!! Helene is the owner of Alota Rubber stamps if you havent heard of them you can visit her store HERE!

The picture below was taken at dinner.

My next card was done for the Alota challenge clean and simple. Hope you will join us in this super fun challenge going on right now. Here is a link to the Alota #21 challenge hosted by Birgit!

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Gingerbread house shaped card w / Mrs. Claus (Anya)

This card was designed for the Corrosive Challenge #35 Shaped Like......

Well of course my card is a Gingerbread House for Anya! I wanted to do something a little different so I looked through my cricut cartridges and found this darling house.

Supplies used:
Stamps The Greeting Farm "Xmas Sweeties"
card shape cricut
colored with copics
stickles, snow is "snow-tex"
embellishments : buttons , candy canes, skittles for the snowman, and pepperment skittle for above the window

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Alota Rubber Stamps (Santa Cards)

Both of these cards were designed for the SCS Challenge Patched up! On my 1st card I used this super sweet Santa and Deer stamp from Alota Rubber Stamps. I really had alota fun with this challenge!!!
Supplies used for 1st card:
Alota Stamps Santa with Deer , sentiment are from the set Merry Christmas
Christmas dp, cardstock from papertrey
copics to color, white gel pen
Ribbon, hollyberry button

2nd card was also done with Alota rubber stamps !
On this card I used Santa and his candy cane. I also used flower soft on his cuffs and trim on his hat. Stickles were used on the candy cane, and hollyberries. I also did sewing on my card!
Supplies used :
Alota rubber stamps Santa & Candy Cane
dp leftover from 2 years ago, su cardstock
copics to color, stickles to glitz, flower soft polar white
sewing, ribbon, and a snowflake button

Thank you for looking!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Also right now the Alota #21 clean & simple challenge hosted by Birgit is going on.

Enter as many cards as you would like for a better chance to WIN some Darling Alota Stamps!!! For more info visit us HERE

Friday, October 23, 2009

Farm Fresh Friday w The Greeting Farm

This card was designed for the Farm Fresh Fridays Challenge that starts today at The Greeting Farm. You are to use die cuts or punches on your card.this Darling Mommy to be from the set "MOM & DAD" isnt she soooo pretty??!!!!! She is colored with copics, and then cut out. I used all heart die cuts from Spellbinders. The edges are distress with Tim Holtz Shabby Shutters. I then added some baby embellishments that are clear plastic.

This next card was designed for todays SCS LSC243.

On this card I used the same image "Anya mommy to be" and colored her with copics as well.The background I stamped with a SU! background stamp and airbrushed it, and then distressed it with tim holtz shabby shutters I added flowers, gems, leaves , baby embellishments, ribbon & trim.

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!

Stamps can be found here at The Greeting Farm
Tim Holtz Distress inks can be found at Pez-A-Doodle Designs

Angels Landing post for today is below if you would like to view my other projects for today!!
These 2 post it notebooks were designed for Angels Landing! On the top one I used Alcohol inks to color the bear, and then cut him out. The hearts are from spellbinders, and the white one I used the copic airbrush on it. The sentiment is from SU!
On this 2nd notebook the bear is airbrushed, and I used some scrap design paper that I just love, wish I would have bought a ton of it!! :) The ribbon is wired and is another favorite. I used the sentiment on this one from SU! and the flower is cut in half.
Thank you for looking and have a wonderful Friday!!!

Bear images can be found here at Angels Landing
Alcohol inks can be found at Pez-A-Doodle Designs

Thursday, October 22, 2009

"Thank you" Easel card &mini tutorial!

Happy Thursday everyone!! For todays card I wanted to share with you how to make the Easel Cards that I posted while I was gone. I decided to make another since I had sooo many asking me how to make them.

Remember all pictures can be clicked on for close up!

1st start with your card base:

Next score or fold in half
Now fold or score the top of your card in half too. It should look like mine in the picture below

since my card measures 5 x 5
I then cut a 5 x 5 piece to attach to the bottom fold shown above.

On my card I used Miss Jam Tilda and colored her with copics.
Supplies used:
Copics , white gel pen, stickles
design paper, cardstock
ribbon, martha stewart border punch
Thank you for looking and have a wonderful day!!!
Kl Stampin N Scrappin Store is having a special if you spend 30.00 you can get free shipping with coupon code OCTSHP, that is an Awesome deal!!!! Check out the pre-orders while there, and High Hopes stamps are now in stock!!!! Have fun!! :)

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Washington Doll Show "Things I picked up"

Hello everyone , I just got back from Washington this morning, and wanted to share some of the wonderful things I purchased there!

I think Mr. Booters was excited to see the goodies tooo:) LOLI purchased these Beautiful Vintage doll images(they are copied from her very own collection of vintage postcards and other prints) Jean Nordquist copies these images with a state of the art digital laser color printer, and the cardstock she used is wonderful!!
I cant wait to start using my new images for some vintage looking cards im going to start designing.

Its funny because I wanted to take some pics and Boots just had to follow his mommy and see what she had brought home:) LOL Tooo funny huh??!!!!

Next up is some vintage looking trims that I got from Judys bebes and friends booth! She has a wonderful collection of vintage looking ribbons and trims, and also sell vintage ribbons and trims and other fun stuff!

Remember if you want to see a close up of any of these photos just click on them:)

I had alot of fun in Washington! And enjoyed the show!!

More goodies!!
And lastly Boots with our new crafting goodies:)

Vintage Doll Images are Designed by Jean Nordquist and can be found here at her store
all the ribbons and trims are from Judys bebes and friends if you are wanting info on purchasing any of the trims seen here please let me know, and I will find out how you can purchase from her!!
Thank you and have a lovely day!!!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Keep Cozy!

Todays post will be short and sweet!! :)
This darling little snowman is from the Keep Cozy stamp set from The Greeting Farm. He is colored with copics, and I added some flowers, snowflake buttons, and some ribbon to this Easel card. The design paper I won last year, and couldnt wait to use it!! :)
Have a wonderful monday!!

Sunday, October 18, 2009

The Greeting Farm Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from Laurie the Skunk!! On this card I used this little sweetie Laurie from The Greeting Farm stamps.
I added stickles to her dress. The tree, happy, and holiday are all from a button pack. I also added some ribbon and poinsettias tooo.

The design paper is left from last year, so I dont know who its from :( sorry!!
Thank you for loooking and have a wonderful day!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Maggie Bunny Easel Card

I just had to share another Easel card with you, and this DARLING Maggie Bunny!! This little Darling is from The Greeting Farm and she is sooooo cute!!! Im just loving all the new releases from The Greeting Farm, and the New Designers!! To check them out please visit Here!
Supplies used:
Maggie bunny (The Greeting Farm)
Cardstock from (Papertrey)
Dp from Basicgrey(Lemonade pack)
border punch, flowers, gems, ribbon

Thank you for looking and have a wonderful weekend!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Farm Fresh Friday

This is my card designed for FFF today! I used this super CUTE image from the newly released set called Xmas Sweeties!! Isnt he the cutest???!!!!!! This lilttle guy comes from a set with Mrs. Claus(Anya) tooo and some darling sentiments you can find the set HERE.

Todays challenge for FFF(FARM FRESH FRIDAY) was NO FRILLS!!!!lol of course I didnt add any ribbon to my card :)

I also used this darling new Design paper called Merry Merry from The Greeting Farm!

Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!!!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

KL Stampin N Scrappin / Underwater Emma

This is underwater Emma!! Isnt she cute??!!!!! On my card I used this little sweetie from KL Stampin N Scrappin Store. The set comes with Emma, the fish, the underwater plants, and some other fun stuff!! I also embossed the airbrushed ovals with the cuddlebug embossing folder mesh. These also can be found here at KL Stampin N Scrappin.
Supplies used:

Hugs, Cheryl

Also right now over at the KL Stampin N Scrappin Blog you can join us for our Oct Fall Color Challenge!!! For more info please visit HERE

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Welcome to the October Angels Landing Blog Hop

If you missed the beginning, head over to Judi's digi-stamps blog. Today the AL DT will be sharing with you 2 new digi image sets for Oct. Season's Tweetings & Penguin Chicks My Post-it Notebooks showcase the Penguin Chicks. Arent they sweet??!!! I just love all the new images they are DARLING!!!
I wanted to show you a few different ways that I colored them.
Your next stop on the Blog Hop is Lauri Ingram
If you get lost along the way, check the master list on Judi's digi-stamps blog. Thanks for visiting, and I hope you'll enjoy the rest of the hop.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

PDD Tues and Candle nestie frame

This card was designed for todays PDD Tuesday post. On my card I used this newly released Candle nestie frame image from Pez-A-Doodle designs
  • colored it with copics
  • cut out with spellbinders
  • dots with white gel pen
On the card I used
  • cardbase is made like Easel(Easel Card)
  • Design paper is left from last year
  • white cardstock embossed with cb snowflake folder
  • green cardstock su! other is from Papertrey
  • ribbon, and hollyberry button
  • Sentiment is from papertrey(everyday blessings)

Thank you for looking and have a wonderful day!!!

Candle nestie frame can be found here at Pez-A-Doodle Designs