TGF December Sneak Peek!

Monday, November 30, 2009

Good Morning and a happy Monday morning to you all!

I apologise for the late posting this morning. We went to see a performance of the Nutcracker yesterday and it took us out of town all day. I thought I could write up my post last night but my computer decided it had had enough turkey too and it was dragging, so I didn't have the patience to type anything last night.

Anyway, I have been looking forward to showing you today's sneak peek of the new stamp singles being released by The Greeting Farm tomorrow. If you like children's book characters and make believe, you're going to looooooove these new stamps!

This is Reading Fairy and she's just one of three images from TGF's newest illustrator, Elizabeth Dulemba. I have loved children's books for their illustrations long before I had any children of my own, so to be able to color these images is such a special treat for me! (If the truth be told; I wish I could be an illustrator, but alas, I cannot draw - only color! LOL)

I couldn't wait to color up Reading Fairy sitting there, perched on top of all those books! Since this is more of a whimsical image, I kept my watercoloring light and well, watery! hehe I used this week's Friday Sketchers #80 for the layout and some papers from the Wisteria Collection by Basic Grey since it too had a fairy-like look to it. If you like on the images to make them larger, you can just make out the glitter I added to her wings, hair and book. A sprinkle of pixie dust never hurt anyone. ;)

Want to see more sneak peeks by the TGF design team? Then check out their blogs and leave them some love!

Remember; tomorrow is TGF December Release Blog Hop and the team has a few more sneak peeks up their sleeve! So get ready to hop! Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Stamps: The Greeting Farm 'Reading Fairy'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Creamy Caramel, Almost Amethyst, Close To Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, True Thyme, Going Gray, Sahara Sand, Soft Sky, Distress Inks 'Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Vintage Photo and Frayed Burlap'
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Basics, PP - Basic Grey 'Wisteria Collection'
Access: Ribbon, Buttons, Decorative Scissors, Spellbinders Large Oval and Scalloped Oval Nestibilities, Sponges, Dimensionals


Jacilynn said...

This image is adorable. I swear I've seen this image before. Has it been released elsewhere before? Great coloring.

Kim said...

Man this is gorgeous, your coloring skills more than make up for any lack of illustration skills!

Jessica Diedrich said...

This is just beautiful Sandra!!! Your coloring IS magical, you know....I LOVE this card!!!

Lisa said...

Love your take on this stamp! The colors on the card are fantastic!


Danni said...

So precious! Love it!

Theresa said...

wow! I don't even think that captures how amazing this card is. Sandra, it's just beyond unbelievable. I am just in awe of your work.

Thanks for sharing.


Janiel/ janny said...

Oh Sandra you have out done yourself on this one sweetie!!! BEAUTIFUL JOB!!!
I love that image...
tfs, Janiel

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Sandra this is BEAUTIFUL hun, I love the softness to this, and the colors you picked, and the dp is beautiful tooo!!! Also love the panel you did across the center with the ribbon and buttons!

You are tooo silly :) I was just reading your comment on sewing, sometimes I get carried away with and I tooo love these images they are way tooo sweet!!!!

Enjoy your night hun, cant wait til tomorrow for the Big Hop!!!


Cindy Haffner said...

Look how pretty, love your coloring.

WickedPixie said...

Sandra this is so soft and pretty! :-)Traci

Juls said...

such a gorgeous gorgeous image! Love the soft vintage look you have created!! Stunning!!

Dina said...

WOWZER this is gorgeous!!! Your cloring is unbelievable an I love the layout!

kadie said...

Oh my goodness, I'm sorry I've been slackin cause I totally thought I commented on this beauty!! I adore how you've colored her up and this layout!! The ribbon treatment is totally fresh and fabulous and go oh so well with the button placement!

kadie said...

hmmmm, I just left my comment and it said it was saved but it's gone poof...maybe it's awaiting your approval...I'll check back later and if it's not here then I'll write it again. But just so you know...I LOVE this Beauty!

Mary Giles said...

Wow! This is stunning! You don't need to draw when you can color like this. Maybe you can color for an illustrator. Wouldn't that be fun? I LOVE the blue and cream on this card.

Theresa McLaughlin said...

Hi, I have just found your blog and I love it. The coloring is fab. Have a great day Theresa x

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