TGF My Home Sneak Peek!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

A happy Thursday morning to you all!

(Please scroll down for the TSG Mini Set Blog Hop!)

This morning I've got a couple of sneak peeks of the newest set to be released from The Greeting Farm!! The set is called My Home and it's ADORABLE! If I had to imagine what a house in TGF world would look like, these would be it! Can't you just imagine the Sprouts living here?! I think I would have loved to have seen a little cottage in this collection too - with a cute thatched roof! Oooo, wouldn't that be adorable?!

There are two homes in this set and a bunch of sentiments, so for this first card I used the little apartment looking one and a matching sentiment. The layout is this week's Mojo Sketch (MOJO110) and I used (up) some of my old Basic Grey paper from the Sugared Collection. The shingled roofs reminded me of a gingerbread house so I naturally went with a sugary theme! :)

This second card shows the other house (more like mansion) in the set. Again, I used up some old Basic Grey paper and I played around more with a cloud template. It's not a store bought one. I created it with a post it note and my corner punch. Just cut an arc on the top of your post it note and then, with the guard removed, clip around the arc with the punch to create a large scalloped border. Mask off your building, then, by working from the top down on your image, apply the template over your image and sponge in an upward motion until you have the color intensity you need. Repeat this however many times you want. Looks cool doesn't it?? This may very well be my new favorite technique! :D

Want to see more cards with this set?? Then check out what the other Gardeners and Farmers have done:
Do you want to win this set? You didn't think we'd leave the adults out of the contests this month, did you? Well, whether you're young, or young at heart...we have a FABULOUS chance for you to WIN this new set! We are excited to announce the:


That's right! It's your turn to fill in the blanks! WHERE, WHAT, or WHO reminds you of home?Now's your chance to get creative with this fun weekend contest. Here are the details:
*Create a card, project, or layout that completes and symbolizes the above sentence by making it your own. WHERE? WHAT? or WHO? reminds you of home? We had SUCH an awesome turn out for the New Beginnings Challenge at Club Anya last month, we can't WAIT to see how you interpret this challenge!
*You will have until Sunday, November 1st at NOON CST to get your submission into the Galleria.*You MUST USE TGF stamps.
*Please place your entry in the TGF Galleria>Contests/Challenges>Home ChallengeWe will choose our TOP TWO submissions and announce the winner at our VSN/Release party on Sunday, November 1st at the TGF PCP page at 7PM CST! The GRAND PRIZE winner chosen for this contest will win the ENTIRE NOVEMBER RELEASE! The 1st prize winner will win "My House!" Woohoooo! I can't wait to see what you do!
Thanks soooo much for stopping by today!!
Card 1
Stamps: The Greeting Farm 'My Home'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Really Rust, Morning Marigold, Old Olive, Cool Caribbean, Going Gray, Sahara Sand, Close To Cocoa
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Bling, Bazzil Basics, PP - Basic Grey 'Sugared Collection'
Access: Ribbon, PTI Button, Spellbinders Circle Nestibilities, Sponges, Dimensionals
Card 2
Stamps: The Greeting Farm 'My Home'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Creamy Caramel, Sahara Sand, Really Rust, Old Olive, Cool Caribbean
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Basics, PP - Basic Grey 'Mellow Collection'
Access: Ribbon, Foof-Fa-La Button, Twine, Dimensionals


Kim Nath said...

Beautiful cards, you coloring is outstanding as usual. I always have a really hard time with clouds, thanks for the tips they turned out great!

Jenn said...

Fabulous! These little houses are too cute! :)

Lisa said...

Your backgrounds are always so wonderful. I love your coloring and your cards. You rocked this!!


Elena said...

Very beautiful cards! I adore your coloring, Sandra! Thank you so much for sharing your talent!

kadie said...

Beautiful!! I love the little scenes you created...especially the clouds! I love that you used both houses too. Happy Thursday!

Amy's Stocking Stuffers said...

Lovely cards! And I really like that background print on the first card -- I almost didn't see it until I looked more closely!

Mercy said...

gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! you have a wonderful eye for color combos...amazing sneak peeks, sister!

the whimsical butterfly said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Sandra! LOVE the soft look of the first one and the warmer, autumn look of the 2nd-you are SO wonderful at your watercoloring these houses just come to life-LOVE them!

Susan said...

AW Sandra what darling cards! Ooo, thanks for reminding me I have some of that 'Sugared' paper left too. And that cloud technique just rocks! Where do you DT gals come up with these ideas? {hug}

Randi said...

Flawless!! I love what you did with these houses!! Every time I see them I want them, and these are no exception!! Look how fabulous your windows look!!! Your TGF creations always amaze me!!!

Judy McMullen said...

Beautiful house cards, Sandra! Love your technique for making clouds...gorgeous!! TFS!!!

Anonymous said...

I love these! What great house warming cards and anyone would love to receive them. Super!

Pam Varnell said...

These are both just gorgeous Sandra and your coloring is totally amazing. Love these cards. Hugs!!

Dina said...

These are so sweet Sandra!! I love the images, The Greeting Farm rocks! Your coloring rocks too, those houses just POP off the cards!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

Sandra these are both great cards!! Love them both!!

Cheryl Walker said...

Sandra both of these are very very pretty!!! I love the way the clouds show through the windows!!! Super sweet!!!

WickedPixie said...

Sandra, these are so very sweet and pretty!! :-)Traci

Mary(OhioMary) said...

I could just move into either of these houses! They are so beautifully colored and your cloud technique is fabulous!

Mary J said...

I can't wait now to get those new stamps - your cards are soooo inspiring!!!

A Little Licht on the Subject... said...

Such pretty houses - what a great neighborhood this would be!

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