Tuesday, November 30, 2010

HUGE Release Blog Hop with The Greeting Farm!!!!

There is excitement in the chilly air tonight as the TIME. HAS. COME...to HOP into the HOLIDAYS with The Greeting Farm! Hooray! We have been looking forward to doing an all-customer invited Blog Hop for QUITE some time now and are thrilled that tonight's the night.
I am using this cutie...!!! I colored him with my Derwent colored pencils and used BasicGrey dp. I also used  the MOJO monday sketch from yesterday.
Hope you like it!!
Stamps Used: robbie hot chocolate digi-marina neira for The Greeting Farm, sentiment-WFK
Paper Used: stone, light blue-Papertrey Ink, dp-basicGrey eskimo kisses
Accessories Used: colored pencils-Derwent, buttons, nesties, circle punch, ribbon
If you are just getting here, be sure to start on the TGF Blog where there will be ONE official list of hoppers due to the volume of tonight's hop. Be sure to pop in between 7 and 8 pm CST on our PCP page to chat w/ the DT, drink virtual egg-nog and be MERRY with TGF!
If you are participating in one of our contests tonight (see THIS post for categories), the THREE categories will be live and posted in the TGF Galleria at 7pm CST tonight. Please place your card in the appropriate category in the galleria NO LATER than 11:00AM CST tomorrow, December 1st. Winners will be drawn tomorrow around NOON CST and posted on the TGF Blog.
In addition, the TWO lucky Blog Hop winners (must have left comments and completed blog hop by NOON CST (This gives our overseas friends as well as here in the states plenty of time to see the projects and comment :) will be announced at NOON CST as well on the TGF Blog. GOOD LUCK to everyone and GET HOPPIN'!
Thanks so much for stopping by and for HOPPIN' into the HOLIDAYS with The Greeting Farm!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday Preview Day!!!

Hey Everyone!
It is a preview Farm Fresh Friday for The Greeting Farm!!
There is SO many new cuties being released on the 1st of December!!! Dont you love new TGF releases?? I DO!!! Woo Hoo!!
Today I have a preview of the adorable critter cutie Santa Toby!!
He is soooooo cute!! LOVE him!
The TGF critter crew DT is using a sketch from Mercy!
Here is my card! I colored Toby up with my Derwent colored pencils. DP is BasicGrey Eskimo Kisses. love that paper! I added a little tag with a G studio sentiment.
Hope you like him!
Stamps Used: Santa Toby by Marina Neira for The Greeting Farm {Available Dec 1st!}
Paper Used: White, red-Papertrey Ink, dp-Eskimo Kisses BasicGrey
Accessories Used: Colored pencils-Derwent, silver brad, tag, ribbon-SU

Thanks for stopping by!
Make sure you head over to The Greeting Farm Blog to see all the details on how to play along and to see all the amazing work done by the Design Team!!



Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Anita Be Stampin's Second Challenge!!

Hey Everyone!!
Here again with Anita Be Stampin's Second Challenge!! Woo Hoo!!
It was really great seeing the lovely ladies who played along with us this last week!! Loved every project! I hope more peeps play along!
Today is another wonderful sketch from the Amazing owner of ABS, Anita!!
Isnt it darling? So fun!!
Here is my take on the sketch for this week. I used the Tallulah Digi available at the ABS store!
I paper pieced her dress and colored the rest of her in with my Derwent colored pencils and blended a bit with oms. The dp is cosmo cricket Joy ride paper pack. I turned the sketch on its side and kept my main panel a square, no circle/oval dies :(
Sentiment is from the Rosie's Sweets set
Hope you like her!
Stamps Used: Tallulah digi, Rosies Sweets-Anita Be Stampin
Paper Used: White, Kraft-Papertrey Ink, dp-Cosmo Cricket Joy Ride
Accessories Used: Versafine onyx black, colored pencils-Derwent, circle punch-SU, ribbon

Head on over to the Anita Be Stampin Challenge Blog for all the details and to see what all the Design Team has created!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Till Later!

Monday, November 22, 2010

A little Claudia and Company winter fun!

Hey Everyone!
I have a little card using Skating Mia digi created by Janes Doodles for Claudia and Company!!
She is sooooo cute! :)
I colored her in with my Derwent colored pencils and blended with oms. The dp is cosmo cricket and I used a martha stewart punch and ribbon.
Ack she is so cute, cant stand it! :)
Hope you like it!
Stamps Used: Skating Mia ©Janes Doodles-Claudia and Company, sentiment Cherry Sweet-ABS
Paper Used: White, plum-Papertrey Ink, dp-Cosmo Cricket
Accessories Used: Colored pencils-Derwent, oms, ribbon, button, MS floral lace punch

You can find this sweetie and a LOT of new digis and rubber stamps at Die Cuts R Us!!
Check out Claudia and Company Blog for everything new going on there!!
Thanks for stopping by today!
Till Later!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Anite Be Stampin MINI Digi Release HOP!!!!!!!

Yay! Hey Everyone!
As you can see above Anita Be Stampin is having a MINI Digi release Blog Hop Today!!
You should be coming from the Amazingly Talented Owner Anita!! If not head on over to the Anita Be Stampin Blog and start from the beginning!!
There is 4 AMAZING new digis that Anita is releasing Today at Anita Be Stampin Store!! PERFECT for the winter months and holiday seasons now upon us!
I was super lucky to be using the NEW Aspen Digi! She is adorable!
I colored her up with my Derwent Colored pencils and blended with oms. I also used Mercys Tuesday Sketch Challenge #100!!!
The cardstock is all Papertrey Ink and the DP is Cosmo Cricket :)
Hope you like her!
Stamps Used: Aspen digi, sentiment-celebration Cooper-Anita Be Stampin
Paper Used: White, enchanted evening-Papertrey Ink, Dp-cosmo cricket
Ink Used: Versafine onyx black
Accessories Used: Colored pencils-Derwent, oms, twine, button

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Check out my fellow Design Team members!!
Anita Owner
  The next stop on the hop is JONI!!
Lelia DT Coordinator
Remember to leave a comment on every blog on the hop today for your chance to win all of the ABS digi images released today!
P.S. There's still time to participate in our first ever Anita Be Stampin Challenge for a chance win a $15 gift certificate. Check out all the details at the ABS Challenge Blog. Happy hopping!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Sparkly Happy Birthday for The Greeting Farm!!!

Hey everyone!
This week the challenge from The Greeting Farm for Farm Fresh Friday is Sparkly Birthday!!
I used Laurie cookies by Marina Neira and colored her up with my Derwent colored pencils. The sparkle I added with stickles on Laurie's apron and hearts. The dp has a bit of sparkle as well!
Hope you like her!
 Close up..
Stamps Used: Laurie cookies by Marina Neira for The Greeting Farm, sentiment-Anita be stampin
paper Used: sweet blush, charcoal, white-Papertrey Ink, dp-MME
Accessories Used: Sweet blush ribbon-PTI, colored pencils-Derwent, oms, button, stickles

Head on over to The Greeting Farm BLOG to see all the details on how YOU can play along with us!!
Check out this Super Duper Amazing Design Team!!



Thanks for stopping by Today!!
Till Later!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Anita Be Stampin FIRST Challenge!!!

Hey Everyone!
So everybody knows I am just about back to normal with my computer. It got really really sick :( Viruses, worms, you name it...UGH!
SO anyways...GREAT NEWS!!
I am excited to announce that the Anita Be Stampin Challenge Blog opens today…woot woot!
This week we have a Sketch Challenge! So fun to work with!
Here is my take on it. I used Cherry Sweet rubber set and colored her up with my Derwent colored pencils! I used up some old DP from BasicGrey and some ribbon from papertrey ink finishes my card off.
Hope you like it!

Stamps Used: Cherry Sweet-Anita Be Stampin
Paper Used: papertrey ink cardstock, dp-BasicGrey
Accessories Used: versafine onyx black, derwent colored pencils, sweet blush, MS floral lace punch

One lucky randomly selected challenge participant will win a $15 Anita Be Stampin gift certificate! AWESOME!
All you have to do for a chance to win is create a new project using any Anita Be Stampin image (rubber or digi) based on the sketch, and provide a direct link to your entry on the ABS Challenge Blog. Easy peasy!

Don’t fret if you don’t have any Anita Be Stampin images quite yet. Just scoot on over to the ABS Papercraft Planet Group and join us so that you can scoop up a freebie and play along.

You have until Monday, Nov. 22nd at 10 pm CST to enter win. Stop on over to the brand spankin’ new ABS Challenge Blog to see all of the fabulous creations from the design team and play along with us! I can’t wait to see what you make!
Thanks for stopping by!!!
Till Later!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Some Exciting News!!

Howdy All!
Have some quick news to share!
I was recently accepted to the Anita Be Stampin Design Team!!
If you havent seen these AMAZING stamps yet you should get over there quick!!
Look for my ABS creations in the NEAR future!!
Thanks for sharing my news!
Have a great day!
Till Later!!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Cozy and Relaxed TGF November Blog Hop!!!!

Hello everyone!
November is here and we are bringing you a cozy "Release Day" Blog Hop today with The Greeting Farm!

Whether you're snuggled up with your honey in your favorite sweater by a fireplace, set out for your favorite coffee shop to visit with Beanie Anya, or snowboarding with Toby Cub, the theme is COZY and RELAXED this month...or , perhaps you're preparing something 'cheeky" under the tree for your honey? It's never too early to start that shopping, right? ;)

Today, however, we want you to sit back, grab a cuppa tea or hot cocoa and enjoy our little DT hop! Let's get started, shall we?

Today I used Timmy Rocking Horse on my card. I colored him up with Derwent colored pencils. I LOVE how cozy he is in his jammies rocking away on his horse! LOVE this one the best!!

Stamps Used: Timmy Rocking Horse-Marina Neira for The Greeting Farm, "joy"-Unity KOM
Paper Used: White, maroon-Papertrey Ink, Dp- Eskimo Kisses BasicGrey
Ink Used: Versafine onyx black
Accessories Used: Colored pencils-Derwent, 1 1/2 circle inch punch-SU
Well, I hope you enjoyed it, as it's just one of THREE rubber releases and THREE new digis from the Critter Crew! Everything is available now in the TGF Store and we can't wait to see what YOU create with these comfy, cozy cuties!

Now it's time to visit the next stop on the hop! If you're just arriving now to my blog, be sure to start on the TGF Blog, and enjoy the rest of the order today:



Enjoy each and every stop along the way and WAIT! There's more! After all, it wouldn't be a blog hop without PRIZES, right? ONE lucky winner will receive the ENTIRE NOVEMBER RELEASE, including the THREE digis, just for completing each stop along the blog hop and leaving a comment at the end-on the Club Anya & Friends blog! Winner will be announced Tuesday morning-so you have until 11:59pm CST to enter! GOOD LUCK!

See you soon, Farm Friends! Stay warm and cozy and enjoy the November releases!
Thanks for stopping by!!
Till Later!