Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Greeting Farm Stamps with Mandie

So Kim and I are back from CHA and sort of back to normal now... it's hard to believe how being gone for a week can throw you off so much! (See my note at the end of the post regarding Tutorial Tuesday.) It was so amazing to see all of the new products! I'm so happy that Kim decided to add The Greeting Farm stamps to the Cutters Creek store. They are made from high quality, deep-etched, red rubber for wonderful impression every time! They are also mounted on gray cling cushion. All you have to do is trim and use with acrylic blocks. I have two cards that I created with these images. I used some of my favorite Echo Park Paper scraps (and one piece of patterned cardstock from my stash) on both of these cards.


The first card I used the Cheeky Shooter stamp from The Greeting Farm! When we saw the Cheeky Cherry Collection we were both super excited! These stamps are great to color and they stamp beautifully! I hope you guys love these images as much as I do! I used my Flesh Toned (E000, E00, E11 and R20) Copics for her skin and my Bic Mark-It's and Tombow Markers for the rest.


Then I accented the gun, star on the boots, studs on the belt and her eyelids with my Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust Pure Glitter Pen. After she was all beautifully colored just the way I wanted I grabbed my oval cutter... and realized that I need to get a set of the Spellbinder Ovals, LOL! So I inked up the edges of my oval with a little Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Walnut Stain to disguise the imperfections... The outer oval I actually just colored with the same marker I used on the cowgirl hat.


Then I used some Pop Up Glue Dots to lift my ovals off the card. The only other addition I made was a piece of brown felt ric rac adhered with some Scor Tape. Oh, and I should mention I used my Pink ATG to adhere everything else on both of my cards! I am sooooo happy that I broke down and bought one. I have loved using it!

The second card uses the Because Of You sentiment set from The Greeting Farm. When I saw the "I like you more than puppies" phrase on there I BEGGED Kim to add this set to the store! The other phrases on this set are: Today is Brighter because of You, It Doesn't Get Much Better than This, Everyone Needs a Friend Like You, You're the Rainbow After the Storm, Life Would be Boring without You, and You Twinkle More than Stars. What a great multi-purpose set!

And at only $14.99 - what a STEAL! I'm sounding like a serious commercial right now, LOL! But I'm super excited about this set. The little girl I used is from the "Roll Call" set which isn't currently in the store BUT I'm sure if you ask nice, Kim could look into getting it. The set comes with 8 of the characters plus a set of phrases and retails for $48.00. I used my Flesh Toned (E00, E11 and R20) Copics for her skin and my Bic Mark-It's for the rest.


I added the Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust Pure Glitter Pen to her shoes, shirt and bows and a little for eyeshadow. Then I added one of the Color Me Crazy flowers with a corduroy yellow brad for the center.

I hope you enjoyed both cards I have to share today. I will be doing the Tutorial Tuesday post on THURSDAY this week due to the mouse that is trying to share my scrapbook desk. Make sure you check out my post because there will be some BLOG CANDY posted too..... Oh, and I will have the announcement of our Glimmer Mist Challenge Winner too!!!

Cutters Creek Shopping List
Cheeky Shooter stamp from The Greeting Farm
Because Of You sentiment set from The Greeting Farm
Echo Park Paper
Copic Markers: E000, E00, E11 and R20
Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust Pure Glitter Pen
Spellbinder Ovals
Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Walnut Stain
Scor Tape
Pink ATG
Color Me Crazy

3 comments:

  1. I won one from Kim and also ordered one. Can't wait to receive them. TFS they are soooo cute.

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  2. Mandie, great cards those stamps are so super cute. Wish I colored better. I have ordered the Because of You sentiment set, love the different sentiments on the set and am anxious to get them.

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  3. Those are great cards, Mandie! :)

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