Friday, July 20, 2018

Hello Summer!

Hello everyone!  Today I'm sharing a card that I posted over on The Greeting Farm Blog.


These adorable images are from the Mega Mini Summer stamp set.  This set has tons of sweet images that are perfect for making your summer and vacation-themed cards!  I colored the stamped images with copics and then diecut them using the coordinating Mega-Mini Summer DieCuts.  I used distress inks to sponge the sand and clouds and then added some fun flip-flop paper and a twine bow.  The images are adhered with foam tape.

Copics Used:
Skin - E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Girl's Hair - E44, E43, E42, E41
Boy's Hair - C7, C5, C3
Red - C5, R37, R29, R27, R24
Green - YG17, YG03, YG01
Blue - B97, B95, B93, B91
Pink - RV66, RV55, RV63, RV52
Turquoise - BG09, BG05, BG01, B000
Sign - E25, E23, E21

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you have an amazing weekend!

Hugs, Anita


Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Greeting Farm - July Release & Blog Hop

It’s the 15th, and that means the new JULY Stamps are NOW available for purchase in The Greeting Farm Store! Our first two sets called MERMAID KISSES and MERMAID GROTTO feature the cutest, most adorable mermaids plus a fantastic scene builder with the grotto. Our next set, FOXY FUN is super fabulous and perfect for those planner pages. And, of course, we couldn't forget about the busiest time of the year....summer, so we had to include MEGA-MINI SUMMER with some cool dudes and dudettes ready to hit the beach.


I used the adorable Mermaid Grotto stamps and coordinating dies to make my card.  I sponged distress inks onto Bristol card for both the ocean and sandy bottom, and another piece of Bristol card that I used for the bottle.  I stamped all the other images on Neenah and colored them with copics.  I fussy-cut the grotto and adhered it in the bottle.  I used the coordinating dies to diecut the remaining images and adhered them with foam tape to give the scene some dimension. 
 
Copics Used:
Skin - E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair - E44, E43, E42, E41
Mermaid - RV66, RV55, RV63, RV52
Fish - YR18, YR14, YR12
Greenery - YG17, YG03, YG01
Coral - R24, R22, R20
Starfish - YR23, Y15, Y13
Grotto - C5, C3, C1
Treasure Chest - E27, E25, E23, E21
Sand in bottle - E33, E31, E30

To celebrate we are having a short BLOG HOP, where one lucky fan will take home all 4 sets!! Pretty AMAZING!  Be sure to leave a comment on each designer’s blog, and then head back to The Greeting Farm Blog to let us know you completed the hop.  Super Easy!

You have until Wednesday, JULY 18th at 12pm CST/1pm EST to leave your comments. We will announce the random winner later in the week.

TGF Design Team:

AMY

ANITA  (You are here)

CYNTHIA

JESSIE

MARTHA

STEPHANIE

THE GREETING FARM BLOG 

You must leave a comment on each Designer's Blog to be eligible for the prize drawing. It's a short hop so definitely worth playing along! And if you can't wait for the hop to be over, you can purchase these stamps along with their coordinating dies HERE.

We will have more cards featuring the new stamps from our Design Team Leaders starting the 16th so be sure to stop back by The Greeting Farm Blog to see more inspiration.

Happy Hopping!
 
Hugs, Anita

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Greeting Farm - July Previews Day 3

Hello and welcome to Day 3 of previews of The Greeting Farm July release!  Today I'm sharing a card featuring the new Mega-Mini Summer stamp set!


This is another fabulous set that you're going to want to add to your TGF collection!  This set is perfect for making summer and beach-themed cards.  I created my background by stenciling clouds and a grassy hill using distress inks.  I colored these adorable girls with copics and then diecut them using the coordinating dies.  I adhered everything with foam tape to give my card some dimension. 

Copics Used:
Skin - E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair - 100, C7, C5, C3; E49, E25, E23, E21; E89, E87, E84, E81
Green - YG17, YG03, YG01
Purple - V09, V17, V15, V01
Pink - RV66, RV55, RV63, RV52
Blue - BG09, BG05, BG01, B000
Orange - E09, YR18,YR14,YR12
Brown - E42, E41, E40

I hope you stop back on July 15th for our Blog Hop!  In the meantime, stop by The Greeting Farm Blog to see what the rest of the amazing team made with this adorable set!

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs, Anita

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Greeting Farm - July Previews Day 2

Hello and welcome to Day 2 of previews of The Greeting Farm July release!  Today I'm sharing the new Foxy Fun stamp set!



This is such a fun and cute new set!  There all kinds of different little foxes included in this set. There are also speech bubbles, along with mini sentiments you can use in the bubbles.  I colored everything with copics and then diecut them using the coordinating dies.  I sponged distress inks on Bristol card and popped it behind a three-window frame that I diecut.  I added some acetate and sequins to create a shaker card.  I thought these sweet little foxes would make an adorable birthday card! 

Copics Used:
Foxes - E09, YR18, YR14, YR12, C3, C1
Turquoise - BG09, BG05, BG01, B000
Pink - RV55, RV63, RV52
Green - YG17, YG03, YG01
Yellow - YR23, Y18, Y15, Y13 
 I hope you stop back tomorrow for our third day of previews.  In the meantime, stop by The Greeting Farm Blog to see what the rest of our amazing team made with this adorable set!

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs, Anita

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Greeting Farm - July Previews Day 1

Hello and welcome to Day 1 of The Greeting Farm previews of the July release!  Today I'm sharing a card that features the new Mermaid Kisses stamp!


Aren't these little mermaids absolutely adorable?  There are tons of sweet little mermaids included in this set, along with some cute sentiments.  I colored everything with copics and then diecut all the mermaids with the coordinating dies.  I also diecut a white frame and sponged some distress inks behind the frame.  I adhered all the mermaids with foam tape and added some clear sequins for sparkle.  

Copics Used:
Skin - E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Orange - YR18, YR14, YR12
Purple - V17, V15, V12
Turquoise - BG09, BG05, BG01, B000
Pink - RV66, RV55, RV63, RV52
Yellow - YR23, Y18, Y15
Green - YG17, YG03, YG01

I hope you stop back tomorrow for our second day of previews.  In the meantime, stop by The Greeting Farm Blog to see what the rest of our amazing team made with this adorable stamp.

Thanks for stopping by.
 


Hugs, Anita

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

I'm So Jelly

Hello everyone!  Today I'm sharing a card that I posted over on The Greeting Farm Blog.



I combined stamps from the Happy To Sea You and Make A Splash stamp sets.  I created my card base by applying watercolors and distress inks on watercolor paper.  I stamped all the images on Neenah, colored them with copics, and diecut them using the coordinating dies.  I adhered all the images with foam tabs.

Copics Used:
Jellyfish - RV55, RV63,RV52
Turtle - YG17, YG03, YG01, YG67, YG63, YG95
Starfish - Y38, Y18, Y15, Y13
Fish - YR18, YR14, YR12
Rocks - C3, C1
Seaweed - YG17, YG03, YG01
Coral - R24, R22, R20 

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Hugs, Anita
 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Greeting Farm - I Love Summer

Hello everyone!  Today I'm sharing a card that I created for The Greeting Farm's Tip Me Tuesday post.


This sweet bikini-loving girl is from the Beach Bums stamp set.  I colored the girl with copics and diecut her using the Beach Bums - Die Cuts.  To create the sandy area, I sponged distress ink on Bristol paper and diecut it.  I stenciled clouds on the base of my card and then adhered the sand.  I added a diecut palm tree and sun to finish the scene.  If you're interested in the copics I used for her hair then pop over to The Greeting Farm Blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Hugs, Anita

Stamp:  The Greeting Farm - Beach Bums
Paper:  Neenah; Bristol
Other:  Copics, Distress Ink

Monday, June 25, 2018

Keeping Christmas Blog Hop



Today is the Keeping Christmas blog hop! I'm not participating this month but please hop along and check out the rest of the inspiring work from the team!


Anita Madden  (you are here)
 


 
 Thank you for stopping by!  Enjoy the hop!
 
 Hugs, Anita