Sunday, September 15, 2019

The Greeting Farm - September Release & Blog Hop


It’s the 15th, and the SEPTEMBER Release is now available for purchase in The Greeting Farm Store! Our first set, called MISS ANYA HELLO WINTER, features 3 big Anyas all prepared to deal with the cooler weather in style, along with an adorable mini snowman! Next, we introduced some too-cute-to-spook characters in the TRICK OR TREAT 3 Set. Lastly, we showcased a set called MY CARE TEAM, which is not only perfect for get-well cards, but also for thank you cards to the nurses and doctors who take care of you and your family.
 
 
I used the adorable Miss Anya Hello Winter stamp set to make today's card.  As you can see, you can use this set to create more than just winter cards!  I thought these two cuties would be perfect to welcome in the fall season!  I sponged distress oxide inks onto a panel of Bristol card to create the background and spattered some water drops.  I stamped the Anyas onto Neenah cardstock, ran them through my ScanNCut, and colored them with copics.  I stamped the fall sentiment and adhered the girls with foam tape.
 
Copics Used:
Skin - E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair - E55, E53, E51, E50; E47, E25, E23, E21
Clothes - G99, G94, G24, G21; V17, V15, V12, V01; BG78, BG75, BG72, BG10
Boots - E44, E43, E42, E41; C7, C5, C3, C1 
 
To celebrate our release, we are having a short BLOG HOP. You have until SEPTEMBER 18th at 12pm CST/1pm EST to leave your comments on each Designer's Blog and The Greeting Farm Blog (letting us know you completed the hop). The winner wins this entire release! 
 
**NOTE: Please use the same name on all the blogs when leaving a comment. Also, please do not pick the Anonymous option when leaving a comment (otherwise we won't be able to verify that it's you). Thank you!

TGF Design Team:
 
ANITA (you are here)
THE GREETING FARM BLOG 

This is a short hop, and definitely worth playing along! Of course, if you can't wait for the hop to be over, you can purchase these stamps HERE.

We will have more cards featuring the new stamps from our Design Team Leaders on the16th so be sure to stop back by The Greeting Farm Blog to see more inspiration.
 
Thank you so much for stopping by.  Happy Hopping!
 
Hugs, Anita
 

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Trick Or Treat

Hello friends!  Today I'm sharing a Halloween card I made using an adorable stamp and die set from Newton's Nook Designs.


This sweet little kitty dressed up in a bumble bee costume is from the Newton's Costume Party stamp set.  This stamp set is so fun - lots of different costumes for Newton (the cat) to wear for trick-or-treating!  I colored the images with copics and then diecut them using the coordinating dies.  I stamped the wings on vellum and heat embossed them with white embossing powder.  I sponged distress inks onto a panel of Bristol card for the spooky background and also onto a diecut circle for the moon.  I adhered Newton with foam tape and added a few little diecut bats to finish my card. 

Copics Used:
Newton - C5, C3, C1
Costume - N8, N6, N4; Y19, Y15, Y13

I'm entering my card in the Inky Paws Challenge 106 - Halloween.


Thanks so much for stopping by!

Hugs, Anita

Friday, September 13, 2019

LDRS Creative September Release - Day 4


Thank you for joining us on our LDRS Creative inspiration week blog hop!

Be ready for our Big, Big, BIG new collection! You can even see them in action with step-by-step projects by our amazing designers on their blogs and our own LDRS Creative Youtube channel (make sure you subscribe).
And the fun part? It's already available in a local store near you! Don't you just love going to your favorite retailer to treat yourself with the latest LDRS release?!

Each of our four days will feature a new theme featured in this fabulous release.
Day 4 is all about WINTER and CHRISTMAS!

After seeing the out-of-this-world release so far, let's cheer altogether for more cuteness; with the Otterly Lovable Stamp (and its coordinating die set), Frozen Fun (again, with a coordinating die set), the amazing Cardinal Seasons - Petal Pusher Stamp and its coordinating Pusher die set, and finally, the adorable Candy Cane Lane set (with a die set, of course)!
We also have some new things going on in the new Paper Product section, with a brand new Winter themed 6x6 paperpack, Christmas Cottage!
 
Simply use the list at the end of the post to keep hopping!
 We are giving away a $50 LDRS Creative gift card to two lucky hoppers! To enter leave a comment on each blog in the hop, plus follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  Make sure to visit our Instagram page, for a chance to win a separate prize, too!


Winners will be announced on the LDRS Creative inspiration blog and Instagram page on September 17, 2019.
AND for the release event we are excited to offer some great savings!
Save 15% on the new Summer Critters release*, including already discounted bundles and use code SEPTEMBER15
(*Coupon valid until September 15, 2019, midnight EST)


I used the adorable Frozen Fun to make today's card.  This stamp set is perfect for both Christmas and winter-themed cards.  There are lots of adorable images and sweet sentiments too!  I stamped the images with Raven Hybrid Ink, colored them with copics, and diecut them using the coordinating dies.

 

I chose a piece of paper from the beautiful Christmas Cottage 6x6 Paper, trimmed it to 4.25" x 5/5", and adhered it to the front of my cardbase.  I used a die from the Scalloped Rectangle Frame Set to cut a scalloped panel from white cardstock.  I heat-embossed snowflakes and then sponged the top of the panel.  I left the bottom white to resemble a snowy hill.  I matted this onto red cardstock and adhered it to my card front.  I glued a short piece of silver cording behind the penguin's arm and also to the sled so it would appear the penguin is pulling the little bed on the sled.  I adhered the images with foam tape for some dimension.   
 
 
Hop along and leave a comment for a chance to win!
 
Day 4:
 
LDRS CREATIVE BLOG

MELISSA

MELANIE

ALANNA

RALUCA

ZSOFIA

JEANNIE

ILINA

JANE

LYNNEA

ASHLEY

ANITA  (you are here)

And make sure to be back for the winner announcement, next week!

Hugs, Anita

The Greeting Farm - September Previews Day 3

Hello and welcome to Day 3 of The Greeting Farm previews of the September release!  Today I'm sharing a card that features the new My Care Team stamp set!  


This new stamp set is full of amazing images!  You have nurses, doctors, patients, and all kinds of cute little accessories.   I stamped the images on Neenah cardstock, cut them with my ScanNCut, and then colored them with my copics.  I diecut a frame and sponged distress ink behind the frame.  I adhered the frame and the medical staff with foam tape for some added dimension.  These images would also be perfect for those of you that love to decorate your planners! 

Be sure to join us on September 15th for the blog hop!

Hugs, Anita

Thursday, September 12, 2019

LDRS Creative September Release - Day 3


Thank you for joining us on our LDRS Creative inspiration week blog hop!

Be ready for our Big, Big, BIG new collection! You can even see them in action with step-by-step projects by our amazing designers on their blogs and our own LDRS Creative Youtube channel (make sure you subscribe).
And the fun part? It's already available in a local store near you! Don't you just love going to your favorite retailer to treat yourself with the latest LDRS release?!

Each of our four days will feature a new theme featured in this fabulous release.
Day 3 is all about HALLOWEEN!


Nothing short of amazing, when you see the whimsical new stamp sets in store: Halloween High Jinks Stamps (cut out in no time with the coordinating die set), Happy Haunting Stamps (with a perfect coordinating die set here), and one of the new Petal Pusher sets, Pick of the Patch (and its die set)!
Simply use the list at the end of the post to keep hopping!
 We are giving away a $50 LDRS Creative gift card to two lucky hoppers! To enter leave a comment on each blog in the hop, plus follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  Make sure to visit our Instagram page, for a chance to win a separate prize, too!


Winners will be announced on the LDRS Creative inspiration blog and Instagram page on September 17, 2019.
AND for the release event we are excited to offer some great savings!
Save 15% on the new Summer Critters release*, including already discounted bundles and use code SEPTEMBER15
(*Coupon valid until September 15, 2019, midnight EST)

 
I used the adorable Happy Haunting Stamps to make today's card.  This stamp set has everything you need to make lots of different Halloween cards!  There are sweet little Halloween characters (no-so-scary), haunted houses, and tons of accessories! 
 
 
I cut a piece of designer paper from the Sweater Weather 6x6 paper to 4.25" x 5.5" and adhered it to the front of my card.  Next I used a die from the Scalloped Rectangle Frame Set to cut a scalloped panel from white cardstock.  I used the same scalloped die and the In TheGrass Die Set to cut a piece of white cardstock that I sponged with Key Lime Pie Hybrid Ink.  I stamped all the images with Raven Hybrid Ink and colored everything with copics.  I adhered all the images and the sentiment with foam tape for dimension.
 
 
Hop along and leave a comment for a chance to win!

Day 3:
 
LDRS CREATIVE BLOG 

MELISSA

MELANIE

ALANNA

RALUCA

ZSOFIA

JEANNIE

ILINA

JANE

LYNNEA

ASHLEY

ANITA  (You are here)

Make sure to come back tomorrow for some Christmas/Winter inspiration!

Hugs, Anita

The Greeting Farm - September Previews Day 2

Hello and welcome to Day 2 of The Greeting Farm previews of the September release!  Today I'm sharing a card that features the new Trick or Treat 3 stamp set!


This new stamp set is full of the sweetest little Halloween characters!  This set also works great with TGF's previous Trick or Treat stamp sets.  I stamped the images on Neenah cardstock, cut them with my ScanNCut, and then colored them with my copics.  I applied Nuvo Crystal Glaze to the eyeglasses, beaker, and the eyes on the monster costume.  I sponged Distress Oxide Inks on a Bristol card panel and used a paintbrush to add some water spots; I also sponged distress inks on a diecut circle to create the moon.  I diecut some trees, bats, and grass and adhered them to my card.  I adhered the moon, Halloween characters, and front row of grass with foam tape for some added dimension.  

Copics:
Skin - E13, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Boy Hair - C7, C5, C3, C1
Jacket - C3, C1
Shirt/Pants - V17, V15
Boots - C7
Tie - YG13, YG01
Beaker - BG09, BG05, BG01, B000
Monster Costume - RV66, RV63, RV52; BG09, BG05, BG01



Be sure to stop back tomorrow for our third day of previews!

Hugs, Anita

Your Next Stamp September Release & Celebration


Hello everyone!  Thanks for joining us for Your Next Stamp‘s September Release and 10 Year Celebration!  We've been sharing peeks all week and the new release will be in the shop today at 11:00 am EST so you can shop, shop, shop!


I stamped one of the adorable little birds from the Fabulous Feathers stamp set, colored it with copics, and diecut it using the coordinating dies.  I added some Glamour Dust to the feathers to give them a bit of sparkle.  I used the Circle Burst die on white cardstock and backed it with a piece of dark teal cardstock.  I adhered the cardstock to my card base and stamped the sentiment.  This was a very CAS card and would be so easy to mass produce so that you have a stash of encouragement cards on hand.  The sentiments in this stamp set are so encouraging! 

The new release will be available in the Your Next Stamp store today at 11:00 am EST.  Stop by the Your Next Stamp Blog for all the details and complete list of hop participants.   Be sure to leave a comment on the YNS Blog and YNS IG for a chance to win the a gift certificate!  You have until September 15th to leave comments, and the winner will be announced on the YNS Blog on September 17th. 

 




Thank you so much for stopping by.

Hugs, Anita

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

STAMPtember Exclusive by The Greeting Farm


Hello friends!  It’s Simon Says Stamp’s 10th Anniversary of STAMPtember, and I'm so excited to share the collaboration stamp that The Greeting Farm has created!  There's a limited quantity so head over to Simon Says Stamp and grab yours before it's gone! 


Aren't these penguins adorable?  I mean, what's Christmas or winter without some sweet little penguins?  I stamped the images, colored them with copics, and cut them out using my ScanNCut.  I used a Wink of Stella clear glitter pen on the gifts and fire, and then I used a white gel pen to add some highlights to the penguins clothes.  I sponged distress ink onto a panel of Bristol card, flicked on water, then dried it with a towel.  Next, I thinned some white acrylic paint and flicked that on the panel and allowed it to dry.  I diecut a snowy hill, sponged distress ink just along the top edge, and adhered it to my card using foam tape.  I adhered the images to my card, stamped the sentiment, and then added a few sequins for some sparkle. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Be sure to stop by the Simon Says Blog to see lots more inspiration using this adorable stamp set! 

Hugs, Anita