Saturday, August 27, 2011

Make it work!

It must have been kismet that I would be watching the latest episode of Project Runway when I read the announcement of a new Farm Fashionista contest over at The Greeting Farm. Right away my mind began to spin and think of the perfect TGF characters to transform into a PR model and contestant because the incentive to try and win those super cute new Miss Anyas that they are also peeking is just too much to resist!

Something about Wild Sprout Odette has always said "seamstress" to me so she quickly became my contestant vying for top designer. Then I thought it would be fun to create a model out of the Creeper Crew... I'm not sure exactly why, could be those big expressive eyes and crazy hair. :)
I ended up doing the most altering on the model by combining Halloween Bride's face and crown of hair to Creeper Sasha's full head of curly hair and a VERY altered Piper body. I paper pieced the dress out of some funky Basic Grey paper because Odette is trying to think outside the box and present a fabulous rainbow colored zebra print evening gown to the judges... that is one fabric I think she would have been better off leaving on the shelves of Mood... oy!

At first this was all I was going to do but when Tim Gunn came on the screen I had the epiphany that would pull the whole card together... I needed a 'Tim' saying, "Make it work." LOL
So I was back on the hunt for the perfect 'Tim' character. As soon as I saw Wild Sprout Dressy Daniel I was sold... with just a bit of tweaking to his hair line and the addition of some glasses and his signature crossed arms I was that much closer to a finished card.
Can't you just imagine him, eyebrow raised, as he points out Odette's messy work station... look at all those fabric scraps strewn about! He probably also has something to say about her over-use of the PiperLime accessory wall (that I tried to hint at with the background papers) considering all of the bling on her model. Hopefully Odette can pull the look together and avoid hearing Heidi tell her, "You're out!" ;)

Ok, ok... my apologies if you aren't a PR fan, I've probably bored you to tears by now. But this card was a blast for me to concept and put together so forgive me if I got a little carried away with my PR enthusiasm.

And now I'm 'out' as it is time for me to get ready for work... ciao!


Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and Copic X-Press It
paper- Basic Grey (Lauderdale)
stamps- The Greeting Farm (WS Odette, Creeper Piper, Creeper Sasha)
digi stamps- The Greeting Farm (WS Dressy Daniel, Halloween Bride Creeper)
ink- Memento tuxedo black
ribbon
Kaiser Craft gems
My Favorite Things dress form and scissors dies
Computer generated sentiment
Copic black multiliner pens 0.1 and 0.3
Copic markers:
(Tim) skin- E000, E00, E11, R00, BG0000
hair- E40, W1, 0
clothes- T5, T7, T9, C5, C7, C9, C1, 0, R24, R29, E19
(model) skin- E23, E25, E27, E07, YG01, YG03
hair/shoes- C5, C7, C9
(designer Odette)- E00, E21, E13, R00, R20
hair- W5, W7, E74, E77, E79
clothes- RV14, RV17, RV19, Y35, Y26, C5, C7, C9, E81, 0


39 comments:

Michele's Scrapy Creations said...

love the card! i'm a fan of PR!

mariska said...

What a beautiful card.
And i like the 3 stamps, its perfect.

Hugs mariska

corry'kaart said...

hallo amy
wat een geweldig leuke en mooie kaart en ook een prachtige stempels
groetjes van corry

Dora said...

What a fantastic card Amy, I love your three stamps :)

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Lol! I love it!!!! I'm a fan of PR and this is just perfect.

♥Rach♥ said...

You should write and illustrate your own books b/c your stories are as good as your drawings and alterations! Totally fun idea, love it all :0)

Nancy Thomas said...

This is amazing and funny at the same time! I agree with Rachel - your imagination knows no bounds!

k.oconnor1302 said...

My jaw dropped when I seen this! Amazing!! Rachel is right (I also agree) you should write your own books. I love reading what you have to say as much as seeing the card you created....

Rachel said...

This is hilarious! I don't watch the show but, I've seen Tim Gunn on other things! You are amazingly talented!

KayBeHybrid said...

beautiful card..
xoxo Katrin

Tasha said...

OMG Amy you blow my mind! This is FANTASTIC! I ♥ PR and Tim Gunn. I think this card is pretty amazing. You're so creative
love tasha xx

Shaela said...

LOVE!!! This is genius - so cute!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is fabulous. TFS.

Anne B. said...

This card is FABULOUS! PR is great and I especially love Tim Gunn.

My Scrap Diary said...

Oh Wow!! This is just toooooooo cute and amazing!! I love Proj Runway and Tim Gunn. You captured the essence of the workroom :) and the "material" isn't such a bad choice :) the altered model can "make it work"

Dotty Jo said...

Not fully up to speed on the whole PR thing, but I'm totally loving this little piece of fabulousness! Jo x

Linda w said...

Great card, the fun shows through. I'm a fan too. Hugs lin

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow Amy~ another fantastic masterpiece girlfriend.. Aww this is so gorgeous I'm still starring at them... "luv it!" Absoulutely fabulous nothing more to say... You are my inspiration...
Have a crafty weekend!
Hugs:-)

gobeagirl said...

Amy I think that Tim would so love your card. It truly looks like an omaj to Project Runway. I love it! I love how you made the model and the semstress. Totally Rocked this one. I would have to say that you have this one sewed up. lol... Sorry I just couldn't resist. Hugs, Lisa

sunnysideup/doreensng said...

Oh so clever Amy Love the { Make it work!)LOL...Love PR too!
hugs
Doreen

Mimi said...

OMGosh! It's Tim Gunn!!!! This is absolutely fabulous Amy!! You need to be on a PR of altered stamps! lol ;D Love the storyline too! Awesome!! ;)

Shirley N said...

OMGosh Amy, YOU sure do know how to make it work! This is so cool and so beautiful!

WickedPixie said...

Absolute total LOVE!!! You have combined two of my favorite things - Project Runway and Amy Creations! I so want this card!! HeeHee!:-)Traci

grace said...

OH MY GOSH!!! TGF style Tim is so cute!!!! :D

Annette said...

absolutely lOVE IT....

Teresa said...

What a funny card! very nice!

SannaS said...

BRILLIANT!!! totally awesome card!! love it!! =)
hugs, SannaS

Erin said...

Tim Gunn is to die for, so cute!

Erin said...

Tim Gunn is to die for, so cute!

RiNNE said...

Hahahahaha, I LOVE IT! So much like the show, a contestant, Tim, and model! You amaze me with your creativity! Fabulous!! And that last PR had so much drama. I'm a big fan of Anthony R but hated what he created-- & Josh won because he led his team to winning but he was so mean.

TaraG said...

This is absolutely FABULOUS, Amy! WOW! I totally love the concept behind this card. I don't watch PR but have seen bits and pieces off it and I think you have totally captured the program. Love how you alter the stamps...soooooo creative!
Hugs,t

Sammi said...

Amazing!! Love this Amy! :D

CraftyLoops said...

Amy this is a terrific card, really stunning. Lee xx

Tracy said...

I just had to leave a comment as I usually look at the card first and then read text, so I thought PR when I saw it and thought how clever, and then saw in text that was what you were thinking about too! Great, fun card.

Heidi Brawley said...

O M G!!! This is soooo Awesome!!! love it!!!
Hugs, Heidi B

Mickaela said...

HAHA, It's just so wonderful! It's so Tim and the big dress is just so PR:D So fun! Just love it!

Love Mickaela

CraftyDee said...

Wow fantastic card! I see a winner here, I'm not even going to bother to enter! lol ;)

kadie said...

You're so clever...THIS IS AWESOME!!

1LuvnMama said...

OH! This is too way cool! I'd rather look at your card and creation than watch Project Runway! You hit it right on the money! :)