Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Summer Anya & Pink Anya

These are simple cards with clean layouts. At least I hope they are. I've been focusing more on matching colors and papers than anything else. I am still pretty new to stamping and card making so I need lots of practice! I was able to get a couple more Anya cards done. I cleaned the house like a mad woman the other day just so I can sit, guilt free, in my craft room.






This first card is from the new set "Rock the Farm" by The Greeting Farm. Have I mentioned that this is one of my very favorite sets? Ever!! She is so much fun to color in and match to all of the pretty patterned paper that I have hoarded for ages. I have a ton of Chatterbox paper that I've been waiting to use for that "special occasion". Yeah, you know what I'm talking about. You just wait and wait and wait. I just couldn't bear to cut them. I think these papers are about 3 years old!!! I cut her out and pop her up so it looked like she was in front of the fence. I think the flower is kind of big and goofy but I left it anyway.


Stamps: Rock the Farm by The Greeting Farm
Ink: SU Brocade Blue
Paper: PTI Summer Sunrise, White Select, SU Bashful Blue
Other: PTI Summer Sunrise Polka Dot Satin Ribbon, Prima Flowers, Copics, Martha Stewart Fence Punch, SU Rhinestone Brad, Stickles







This next card was finished pretty quickly. I was able to match everything up in no time. It was also easy because I just used the same layout. Again I used some of my Chatterbox paper that I've been hording. I made some of her outfit 3D. The bandana, bows and pockets. I had trouble making a nice looking knot on the bow. I think that took the longest! LOL! And I got a stamping injury in the process of this card. I gashed my finger on the paper cutter. Thank goodness it isn't my stamping hand or else I don't know what I would have done!

Stamps: Rock the Farm by The Greeting Farm
Ink: PTI Sweet Blush
Paper: SU Regal Rose, PTI Sweet Blush, Chatterbox Patterned paper
Other: Nestabilities, SU Regal Rose Grosgrain Ribbon, Prima Flowers, Copics

7 comments:

  1. SUSAN! I am the first but definitely not the last to post what awesome work you do. You ROCK the farm my friend! Your cards are so meticulously done, I have so much to learn from you. I love your lo's, dp, sewing and balance in all of your work. You are a true natural talent! I just KNOW you are going out for Marie's DT call!!! Right?!?! ;)

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  2. These are amazing, Susan! You are super talented.

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  3. these are adorable!! hard to believe you haven't been stamping that long, cuz these are just fabulous!! you have talent. >"<

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  4. Angela (SCS monkeymama)February 4, 2009 at 3:26 PM

    These are so cute! I especially love the pink one, since it is my favorite color! I love how you sponged around the main panel and matted it before placing it on the scalloped panel! So cute!

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  5. So amazing, you are so very talented when it comes to coloring your images you are going to have to teach me your secrets. Great job on both cards.

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  6. Susan you definitely do not do beginners work. These cards are fabulous. I love them. Will be checking back often

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  7. Susan! What gorgeous cards! How do you tie that super neat bow??

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