Sunday, February 28, 2010

"TEA TIMES THREE' Release party Time

A cordial and formal WELCOME to The Greeting Farm's "TEA TIMES THREE" release party! This is the FIRST of THREE Tea Parties today at The Greeting Farm, all leading up to our release at MIDNIGHT CST (3/1)!!!




Please sit back, have a sip, and savor the cuteness, because it's time for AFTERNOON TEA with Oliver and Amelia!
For my card I used DARLING Amelia!!! I think she is sooo sweet!!
Supplies used:
Stamps:The Greeting Farm"OA Happy Day"
Dp: Scraps,
Color:Copics
Embellishments:Sewing,flowers,gems,leaves,branches
Oliver and Amelia can't stay out and play TOO much longer, but have no fear, they'll be released at the stroke of MIDNIGHT CST tonight! But in the meantime, head over to the TGF Blog and follow the simple, civilized instructions to enter to WIN the new "Oliver and Amelia" set from The Greeting Farm! You'll have until 9am CST tomorrow (Monday, 3/1) to enter to WIN, and be sure to stop by the Club Anya and Friends Blog tomorrow morning for ANOTHER chance to WIN FREE STAMPS!




















All winners will be announced shortly after that on Monday Morning, and each tea party has a winner, so don't forget to come back for our "High Tea" celebration at 5pm CST. Pinkie's up, everyone!
Thank you for looking and dont forget to stop by Kim Nath's blog to see her lovely creation for today!!! :)
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, February 26, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday "Let them eat cake"

It's time for another fun installment of Farm Fresh Friday, this time with a creepy twist! In addition to our super 'sweet' challenge, we are previewing a few new digi's and they wanna have their cake and eat it too! Well, actually, maybe not so much...
...Introducing....CREEPY CAKES!












Now, you guys know there's a pretty cool movie coming out soon, NOT that these stamps are entirely based on it, although Jess would like to think so ;) Without further adieu, we introduce you to:
ROYAL PAIN" (off with her head?!), "FREAKY FLUTTER", and TWISTED TEA. My card today uses (Freaky Flutter in PINK!).....................


The THREE BRAND NEW Creepy Cakegirls are coming your way on Monday, March 1st, when they're released!

Challenges entered in:

FFF Let them eat cake!!
Stamp with Fun/Stitching
One stitch at a time/Stitching
Lexi's Creations#8/Anything Goes



On this next card I used Royal Pain!!! Today's Farm Fresh Friday challenge incorporates our favorite thing...Dessert!

Your mission, should you choose to accept it? Create a card or project using DESSERT as the main course :) More details and previews on the TGF BLOG so head over there for some freakish fun!

Be sure to stop by the Club Anya and Friends blog today too for something SO Cute you won't want to miss out-it's a HAPPY DAY on the Farm all together!
And don't forget our "Tea Times THREE" Release party on the
TGF Blog on SUNDAY, 2/28 starting at NOON CST. There will be prizes and some freakishly fun times so don't miss out!

My card was also designed for these challenges:

Pixie Dust Studio-Think B-day
Cute card Thursday-Ribbon
Colour Create-Red, Black, and off white
Practical Scrappers-use stamps
Crafty Creations-Cut it out and pop it
Caardvark-stickers
The pixie Cottage-sketch
FFF-Let them eat Cake
SophistiCat Challenge-Use Stitching
Lexi's Creations/Anything Goes





Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl
Dont forget to stop by TGF DT members blogs to see their lovely creations:

Cindy Haffner
Jessirich (DT Coordinator)
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Melyssa Connolly
Randi Wall

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Greeting Farm Preview of Darling Sisters

Todays card is a preview for The Greeting Farms New Release for March!
My card was also designed for several different challenges too!
Also Sunday is our Tea Times Three Release Party and you wont want to miss this super fun event!
Here are the links to TGF DT have fun!!:


Thank you for looking and hope to see you tomorrow for another sneak peak!!! :)
Hugs,
Cheryl

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Inky Impressions "Bunny Ears Lili"


Here is another card designed for several different challenges
1st-Crafty Creations/pop up
3rd-Totally Gorjuss/Flower Power
4th-Pratical Scrappers/Use stamp
5th-Creative Inspiration#49/Monochrome(I used purples)
6th-One stitch at a time/Stitching
7th-Belli /butterflies or dragonflies
8th-Corrosive/stitching
9th-Stamp with fun/stitching
10th-Fussy and Fancy/Dazzle us!
Ok that was alot for me to list....lol
for my card I used sweet Bunny Ears Lili from Inky Impressions stamps. I used foam dots to pop her up, I used the sketch , added a butterfly, used stitching, dazzle, I used a stamp,Monocromatic colors"purples", and then I used some flowers.
Thank you for looking and have a very nice day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Bunny Ears Lili"Inky Impressions"

Todays card was designed for 8 challenges! Im sooo try'n to get into the hange of doing more than just the SCS challenges :)

So for my card I used SWEET Bunny Ears Lili from
INKY IMPRESSIONS, and colored her with copics, and then cut her out. I used foam squares to pop her off the frame.
for my dp's I used scraps, and wanted a spring look for a few challenges!
Lastly I added some sewing, and flowers,branches,and swirls to finish my card.
Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Fairy Lili & Hearts!!!

hello everyone this is another card for today, and I made it for 4 challenges :)

5th-Fussy and Fancy/challenge#4 Dazzle us!!



On my card I used Sweet Fairy Lili she is from Inky Impressions Stamps! she is colored with copics, and then I used stickles on her wings and such.

I added some heart gems(large and small) and some swirls that are stickers.

I did do some sewing, and added the beautiful blue ribbons that Nicole sent me, Thank you hun!!! I LOVE Ribbon!!! :)

Thank you for stopping by, and have a nice night!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Alota Bunny Babies



My card for today was designed for 7 challenges!!!
1st -Mercys tuesday sketch

2nd-crafty creations stitch

3rd -Belli to use butterflies

4th-One stitch at a time/use stitching

5th-Die cuts R us-Use leftovers from Valentines Day

6th-Caardvarks-use stickers

7th-Lilredwagon-use ribbon
On my card I used this SWEET lil DARLING bunny from ALOTA RUBBER STAMPS!!! She is a new release for this month and comes in a set with other DARLING Bunny Babies!!!


Supplies used:
Stamp(Alota)
DP (Scraps)
Swirls(STickers, and butterfly,gems all stickers)
Sewing with the machine, flowers, ribbon,

Also right now until the 28th of Feb the Alota Challenge#29- Distress it hosted by Me, is going on right now! I hope to see ya there, and to see the DT samples and to enter visit us HERE

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Paper Pretties Challenge PWC91

Hello everyone for today I wanted to share with you a card I designed for the Paper Pretties CAS challenge!

We were to pick a card from the Paper Pretties gallery and Case it(change 2 things about it)

The card I chose is one from Jackie called Snuggle Bunny

The 2 things I changed are
1st-stamped image
2nd-color combo

Now you ask why did I pick this card?????

Well I just loved the layout,Darling bunny, and the bow!!! Really I loved everything about this sweet card :) Jackie did a wonderful job on this!

Now for my image! I just had to use this DARLING snowman that I received from Paper Pretties in a challenge I won! I LOVE this SNOWMAN, she is tooooooo SWEET her name is Joyful Heart!!!!

She is from Paper Pretties and can be found here!!

Thank you soooo very much Christie for the Darling stamp!!!! I just love this sweetie and wanted to use it before spring hits :) Im hoping that will be very sooon :)

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

If you would like to join in on the Paper Pretties challenge you can visit here for more details!!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Happy Birthday and 5 challenges

Hello everyone and Happy Monday to all!!!

My card for today was done for 5 challenges:

1st challenge-ABC Toys and Crafts Birthday challenge

2nd challenge-Crafty Creations Stitching challenge

3rd challenge- Pile it on Challenge to use flowers

4th challenge-Creative Belli challenge to use butterflies or Dragonflies

5th challenge-One Stitch at a Time Challenge/To use stitching on your card!

For my card I used 2 different stamp sets from Hero Arts, and the pictures below are linked to the item in the ABC Toys and crafts store. My flower is 3-d with foam dots, and so are the leaves.


The border punch is a Martha Stewart one and Im soooo loving this punch!

The dp is scrap, and so is the white pieces. I used part of a swirl for the bottom!

The ABC Challenge#2 is HERE and hope you join us for this wonderful Birthday challenge!!!!









The pictures of the items I used are linked to the ABC Toys and Crafts Store!

So all you have to do is click on 1 of the pictures and it will take you to the store!! :)































Thank you for looking and have anice day!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Alota card for 5 challenges/Award!


This card was designed for 5 challenges:
1st-Sketch Saturday

2nd- Inspiration Challenge on SCS

3rd-Crafty Creations challenge/use stitching

4th Pile it on challenge/to use flowers

5th Creative Belli challenge/to use butterflies or dragonflies

The stamps I used are from Alota Rubber stamps and they are New Releases for the month of Feb!

Supplies used:
Stamps (Alota)
Dp & Cardstock(scraps)
Colors(copics)
Punches(Martha stewart)
Embellishments(sewing,flowers,leaves,gems,butterfly,ribbon,stickles)





















Next a WONDERFUL friend of mine "Sue" gave me this Kreativ Blogger Award! Thank you soooo very much Sue, and I love it!!! Also loved hearing about you!! :)So the rules to this are as follows:

The rules are-1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award.2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.3. Link the person’s blog who nominated you for this award.4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.5. Nominate 7 Kreative Bloggers.6. Post a link to the 7 you nominated.7. Leave a comment on each of the blogs to let them know they have been nominated.

7 things about me that you might find interesting :) LOL now im laughing, because i always have a hard time with this!!!

1. I to have had the same Hairstyle since I was in highschool!!!!! :)

2. I had lost 98 pounds and just this last year have put most of it back on due to stress!!

3. I love singing to my cats, and my family thinks im crazy!!!LOL well they dont, but they get mad at me ...lol

4. I was bitten by a brown recluse on my nose, and now have a scar.

5. Im addicted to ribbon,buttons,and gems(I have soooooo many) but never enough...lol

6. I normally spend many hours down in my craft room(from 6am til afternoon) and then come back at night!! :)

7. Im unemployed and try'n to find work again! :( No Fun!!!!


Now im to pick 7 ladies to give this wonderful Kreativ Blogger Award to them:

1st-Cindy , 2nd- Sandra, 3rd-Chris, 4th-Crystal, 5th-Justine,6th-Anne, 7th-Cathleen
I Love all their work, and there are sooo many others that I would have loved to add, but only could pick 7 :( anyways you have to see their work, its AWESOME!!!!! Lots of Inspiration from these ladies!!

Thank you for looking and Thank you again Sue for the award!!! Hugs to all, Cheryl

Friday, February 19, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday

Happy Friday to everyone!! Todays card was designed for Farm Fresh Friday Color Challenge & for the Pile it on Challenge # 6 to use flowers and the Crafty Creations Challenge#55 to use Stitching on your card!

Todays colors are: Craft, Melon berry(groovy guava) and chocolate chip!

On my card I used colors that I had. I did have melon berry and its the polka dots. The other brown polka dots is su! and the cardstock is choc chip. My ribbon is craft,choc chip, and another color that I tried to match up :)


Supplies used:
Stamp: The Greeting Farm" Shooter"
Cardstock: Papertrey(and dp), Su!
Colors: Copics
Embellishments: Ribbons,star buttons,flowers,leaves, and pearl swirl!

To see the other DT members projects for today please visit them here:
CHERYL WALKER(me)
Cindy Haffner
Jessirich (DT Coordinator)
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Melyssa Connolly
Randi Wall
MERCY KERIN
SANDRA MACLEAN
SPARKLE SMITH
Thank you for stopping by and have a very nice weekend!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Easter Anya for 3 challenges today!!

Hello everyone for todays card I used Easter Anya from The Greeting Farm! She was released in Rubber this month....Woooohoooo!!!!

My card was designed for 2 challenges: SCS WT258 challenge (Orange LOVE)&

The Creative Belli Challenge #85 Butterflies and Dragonflies (You are to use either of them).

Pile it on Challenge # 6 Let us see flowers: to use flowers!

So I decided to use Easter Anya! She is sooo sweet, I just love this little cutie. She is colored with copics, and then cut out.

All dp and cardstock(except base card)are SCRAPS!!! Yep Im on a SCRAP Kick this week and for many more weeks to come!!!LOL I have way toooooo many.....LOL

For embellishments I used: Butterflies, flowers,gems,leaves,branches,ribbon,and sewing!




It was snowing here at 5:15 am this morning, and it was snowing good, not sure if it still is! Its funny because we havent had much snow lately. Oh well thats a good thing!!! :)
Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!!!!
Hugs, Cheryl

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Inky Impressions Spring time challenge!

This is my card designed for todays Spring challenge with Inky Impressions! Also entered my card in the Creative Belli challenge #85 to use butterflies and dragonflies! I used butterflies and a bunny with Lili :) oops!!lol


On my card I used this SUPER Sweet Lili's Stuffed bunny , and colored her with copics.

The dp is scraps that ive now got in order, so I can use them up faster :) LOL

I also did some sewing on my card, and added a border of butterflies and flowers ribbon sent to me by Nicole thank you hun!!!

The tag i used is from the SLICE and I airbrushed it and ran some ribbon through it. The blue butterfly is a felt.

The sentiment is from Alota Rubber Stamps

Thank you for stopping by and have a lovely day!!

Hope you will join us for Inky Impressions Challenge #30 Springtime!! HERE is a link to the challenge blog :)

Hugs, Cheryl

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Alota new release Bunny Babies & Mojo Monday challenge

This card here was designed for Alota using the newly releases bunny stamp from the Stamp Set called "Bunny Babies" these new stamps are way toooooo cute!!! I love them all :)

I colored this little sweetie with copics, and then added stickles to her cotton tail, and ears. The sentiment is also from the set "Bunny Babies".

I also made this card for Mojo Monday! We were to follow the sketch that was provided. Love this sketch!!

For the borders I used the Martha Stewart Spring punch!

Dont forget our new challenge for ALOTA started today Feb 16th and is a Distress it challenge hosted by me! For more details and to see the wonderful stamps that you could WIN for this challenge visit us HERE




All pieces of design paper are from my Scraps! Im sooo try'n to use them up, there are way toooo many....lol

Thank you for looking and hope you will join us for the Alota #29 Distress it challenge going on right now!!!!

Visit us HERE at the Alota Challenge Blog!!!

Hugs,Cheryl

Monday, February 15, 2010

Lucy & Kitty

Happy Monday to everyone, and I hope you all had a wonderful Valentines Day!!!

Sorry for the late post, my post was set for the 16th :( Ooooops!!!!

For todays card I used Sarah Kays Lucy & Kitty stamp! She is tooo Darling!!!

I colored her with copics, and then I added some stickles to her dress and hair bow! I also did some distressing around the edges.
The branches are from Martha Stewart and can be found here at the ABC Toys and Craft Store! I use the branches all the time, and they are one of my favorite embellishment to add to my cards :)
Julie has been getting alot of new goodies in at the ABC Toys and Crafts Store!! To see all of the wonderful products please visit HERE!!




FEBRUARY DISCOUNT:Purchase $65.00 and receive 20% off your order when you useCODE: FEBLOVEOffer expires February 28th 2010















Thank you for looking and enjoy your week!!
Hugs,
Cheryl




For more inspiration please be sure to stop by the ABC Design Blog HERE!!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

My "Cheeky Valentine" Blog Hop!


HELLO and WELCOME to our highly anticipated "My CHEEKY VALENTINE" Blog Hop!

We are SO excited to finally celebrate the release of The Greeting Farm's BRAND NEW stamp line, the Cheeky Cherry Sprouts! You've seen the previews, and we're so happy you agree that Rockabilly, Shooter, and Glamour have found a home on the Farm and in our hearts!

Today we have a SPECIAL surprise for you...the ENTIRE TGF DESIGN TEAM, both current AND ALUM were asked to participate in this event! We are THRILLED to be back as one big team and are prepared to ROCK THE FARM tonight, so sit back, grab some tea or maybe some of that Valentine's chocolate, and ENJOY!

Now, what would a hop be, especially on Valentine's Day, without PRIZES??? Well, there are PLENTY of them hanging around, and for our overseas friends, fear not, you will have until 9am CST TOMORROW (Monday, 2/15) to enter your comments to WIN the new stamps!

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be chosen from the Club Anya & Friends Blog to WIN ALL THREE Cheeky Cherry stamps! In addition, Jessica has "hidden" SIX Cheeky Cherry singles on certain team member's Blogs, both PAST and PRESENT, and those people will be able to CHOOSE which Cheeky they want to take hom! That's 9 singles being given away today, everyone! Can you say AWESOME???

Well, let's get started then! Here is the OFFICIAL "My Cheeky Valentine" Blog Hop order:
Randi Wall
Tammy Maxvill
Melyssa Connolly
Mary Giles
Elena Joldersma
Maria Bell
Tori Wild
SparkleSmith
Traci Porter
Lisa Futch
Cheryl Walker
Cindy Haffner
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Lynda Nielsen
Mercy Kerin
Sandra MacLean
Lysa Rohrer
Kelly Booth
Kim Costello
Pam Varnell
Amy Young
Suzi McKenzie
Janna Hull
Jessica Diedrich
back to CA&F Blog to let us know you've completed the HOP!

THE CHEEKY CHERRY stamps will be released Monday 2/15 at 12AM CST, in just a few hours! We anticipate that they will go fast as these sweet and sassy little bombshells have been quite well received from what we've been hearing, so scoop yours up ASAP! ALL winners will be posted on the Club Anya blog on Monday morning shortly after the 9am deadline. GOOD LUCK!

Thanks so much for participating and for stopping by today, and be sure to stop by Cindy's blog now...she's the NEXT STOP on the HOP!

Thank you for looking and have a nice night!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Friday, February 12, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday/ The Vintage-esque Challenge

Hello everyone for todays card I did "Vintage Roses" they are handmade by me with ribbon! I also used "Cheeky Rockabilly"!!
The Vintage-esque Challenge

Randi has challenged us to make a Vintage card or project.

Vintage Grunge, Vintage Victorian, Vintage Supplies, Vintage Paper, Vintage Romance. Let's see your what your vintage style is...old, torn, distressed, aged, tea-stained, sepia, lacey, frilly,....Whatever 'vintage' inspires you!

Cheeky Rockabilly is from the new line of Sprouts that is coming to The Greeting Farm. This release will FINALLY be available to YOU on 2/15...

Our RELEASE Blog Hop is on SUNDAY, 2/14/10 at 8pm CST!!!

To see what the rest of the DT has in store for you, please click the links below:
Cindy Haffner
Jessirich (DT Coordinator)
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Melyssa Connolly
Randi Wall
MERCY KERIN
SANDRA MACLEAN
SPARKLE SMITH

Supplies used on my card:
Cheeky Rockabilly(TGF STAMPS)
Roses/handmade by me
leaves/handmade by me
Copics to color/Tim holtz inks for distressing
Tag/ from Slice machine
Dp/7gypsies

Thank you for looking and have a nice day!!

Hugs,
Cheryl

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Something rather "Cheeky" is coming to The Greeting Farm

You've seen the photos in the background of CHA .....you've heard some 'buzz' about Blogland...and NOW...a little sneak peek for you today. A little TEASE if you will...or maybe-a BIG tease? Either way, it's ALL leading up to a SPECIAL VALENTINE's DAY BLOG HOP that you will NOT want to miss!!!

A new line of Sprouts is coming to The Greeting Farm and the anticipation is at an all-time high....can you FEEL it in the air? We are TOTALLY psyched about this special release and can't wait to introduce you to "ROCKABILLY", "SHOOTER", and "GLAMOUR"... the first in our CHA Exclusive "CHEEKY CHERRY" release that will FINALLY be available to YOU on 2/15...

The little Miss Cherry herself will be hanging out this week for Farm Fresh Friday with another appearance, so be sure to stay tuned for that! For now, make sure you visit the DT's blogs to get a little more than a peek of these sassy, "cheeky" new releases coming SOON!


Don't miss out-see you back here on Friday and mark your calendars for a VERY Special SURPRISE and our RELEASE Blog Hop on SUNDAY, 2/14/10 at 8pm CST!!!

For my card I used Glamour! isnt she toooooo sweet??!!!! Im loving this new collection and I know you will tooo !!!
Have a VERY Cheeky day, everyone!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

you're too kind/fairy Lili from Inky Impressions

Well I hope everyone is enjoying their week so far!

For todays post I wanted to share with you a card I made for the color challenge on SCS.

I used this DARLING Fairy Lili from Inky Impressions she is 1 of my many favorites from there :) Now I colored her dress with a su! marker and watercolored with that marker. I did use copics to color her skin, hair and eyes!

For the FLOWER, yes this one was done with the SLICE machine! I did do a video in my last post HERE! I added some branches,button, and a gem for the center.

The BORDER is punched with the new SU! punches~Im loving these as well....lol



Thank you for stopping by and looking!! Hope you enjoy your day!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Monday, February 8, 2010

You're so Special card & Video on flowers/Slice

Hello everyone sorry ive been gone soooo long!!! Ive been super sick with the flu,and feel 100% better now! :)
So for todays post ive included a video to show how I designed the flowers with the Slice Machine for my card!
On todays card I used the stamp for the background from the set Speckled Ornaments stamped it in 2 different colors. Next I used the sentiment from Truly Appreciated.
By clicking on items below they will take you to the ABC Toys and Crafts Store!











For my video today I wanted to share with you how to make a flower, or flowers with the SLICE Machine. I wanted to use these darling buttons that were given to me in a swap by my friend Cheri, they are sooooo sweet, and so are you Cheri!!! Thank you hun!


videoThank you for looking and hope you enjoyed the video and my post today!!! To check out other wonderful designs by the ABC DT please visit the ABC Design blog HERE