Friday, August 12, 2011

Getting sneaky with TGF


Something delightfully different is coming to...
Can you guess what it is?
I'm thrilled to be part of an exciting preview being revealed TOMORROW, August 14th!
Some dear TGF alum are back along with the Farmers and we have a surprise coming for you... so be sure to tune into the TGF BLOG today and leave your guess as to what that might be! Are we too transparent? ANY idea as to what this special mid-month release could be?
Well, stay tuned and I'll see you back here tomorrow to see if you're still stumped or if you've seen RIGHT THROUGH to what we're about to reveal!

How's that for something exciting to look forward too?
But you know I wouldn't leave ya with just a snippet for today... ;)
I recently got my order of the new Birthday Anya 2 and Birthday Ian stamps the other day and I really wanted to play with this new Anya. But I wasn't really in the mood to make a birthday card so I broke out the baby wipes, light box and multiliner pens to do a bit of altering.
As soon as I saw this new Anya I totally fell in love with her fab hair-do and her cute dress ain't too shabby either. But the giant cupcake was kinda getting in the way so I did my 'wipe away' technique that you can see here, then stamped the original image onto a thin piece of computer paper as well. I taped it to my light box face down so that the image was reversed and laid the image I was altering right on top of it. This allowed me to trace in a new eye, arm and half the dress to fill the "hole" that the missing cupcake created.
This gave me the sweet, non-theme specific Anya that I was going for. Though I couldn't resist giving her a little flower to hold in her new clasped hands. Sometimes a girl has got to do pretty just for pretty's sake, don'tcha think? :)

Alrighty, see ya back here tomorrow for the big reveal... I'm clearly excited!
Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and PTI
paper- The Girls' Paperie (Paper Girl)
stamps- The Greeting Farm (Birthday Anya 2), Unity/Cosmo Cricket (sentiment)
ink- Memento tuxedo black and Colorbox creamy brown
The Twinery twine
Kaiser Craft pearls
Copic black multiliner pens 0.1, 0.3
Copic Spica glitter pen
Copic markers:
skin- E000, E00, E11, R00, R20
hair- E21, E23, E27
clothes- YG21, YG23, YG03, E81, 0, R81, R83, R85, C5, C9


Unknown said...

This is so cute Amy and so pretty, love the soft colours on your card. .. and those scattered pearls. .. I really have to case you on that, I love this xx

Carisa said...

*squeal* I THOUGHT I saw a little snippet of yours on the blog! haha And I LOVE what you've done with BD Anya 2! So adorable. Can't wait for the FULL reveal tomorrow - I spy some awesome hair color! :D

gobeagirl said...

Hi Amy. I just received my new TGF stamps today and I am so excited to color Anya up as well. She is just too sweet and Tuesday is my Mom's Birthday, so you can guess what she is geting for a card. lol...I love what you have done with your alterations! She looks so soft and pretty with flower in her hand and the way you have colored her. Love it! If I had to guess that looks like Fairy Eva is coming back to play on the farm.. I can not wait to see what is going on. Have a wonderful day. I am hoping Madie is feeling better tomorrow so that we can go for our walk and she can play with the stamps with me. Hugs, Lisa

RiNNE said...

Gorgeous, romantic card. Soft colors and beautiful elements would be ruined with that cupcake, huh?

And about the reveal: transparent? See through? It's TGF's very own designer vellum!!!!! Or new ghosts stamps for Halloween??? Lol!

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! I love your Birthday Anya more than the original. She's so sweet.

RiNNE said...

I got it!! Clear stamps!!!!

PS. Love the purple hair!

Jenny said...

I love her! Wish she was available!

Sammi said...

oooh.. can't wait for the full reveal how fun! AND WOW! I love your altering on Birthday Anya! Gorgeous!!

Kelly Booth said...

LOVE this Birthday Anya 2....she is just Perfect Amy!! I really need to get this one...she is sooooo CUTE!

Creations by Shirl said...

Luv your Birthday Anya 2 Amy~
By the way TFS on the wipe away technique.. Your card is gorgeous as ever, great DP you used and such a sweet sentiment.. She will be on my wish list...

gobeagirl said...

I had to come back and tell you that I just loved the penny that you put on your card. What an adorable idea. She really is just so so pretty and I love how the DP makes it look like she is standing in front of a window that is showing a field of flowers that she has just been for a long walk in. lol... Hugs, Lisa

Mimi said...

She's soooo adorable with her flower!! Gorgeous coloring job! and the papers are soo pretty! Have a great weekend Amy! ;)

Heidi Brawley said...

omg this is sooooo adorably cute! Awesome creation!!
hugs, heidi brawley

Unknown said...

So adorable! :)

Snail Mail Creations said...

Super Cute!! :D
Cant wait for the reveal too!

Leanne said...

Hi Amy,
this is so dreamy and romantic. Love all the papers and I love how you altered her. Your techniques are truly inspiring. This is a gorgeous card. TFS! ;)

chrilvian said...

ooo she is adorable

Tanya R. said...

This is beautiful. Your coloring is just amazing. Thanks for letting us know what you use and for your videos. I just took a quick peak at them and I will be back.