Anya Garland


I just received my new Miss Anya Garland stamps from the Greeting Farm today!! I have been waiting anxiously for them to arrive - they are so gorgeous and perfect for Valentine's Day coming up! This was my first order from Mad for Markers and I am most impressed - thanks so much Sammi :)

I am entering my card into the TGF Farm Fresh Challenge. This week's challenge is to use pink, polka dots, and ribbon!

The paper's I have used are from the new My Mind's Eye 'Love Me' 6x6 inch paper pad. I love their papers; they always have funky patterns and it's great that they are double sided. To create the distressed effect to the edges of the paper I simply use my nail to fold the edge back and forward. If you do this with a little force you get the lovely crumpled look seen in the picture below.

I also used liquid pearls to create a subtle feature on the cardstock. These give a really nice effect and you can control the output really easily to do outlines and features.

I coloured my image with my trusty Copics. These new stamps were really fun to colour!

Other challenges that I am entering this week are:


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  1. Hi, thanks for becoming a follower of my blog, I am here to have a noset round your blog and to become a follower of your blog,
    Love this card, gorgeous papers, I am waiting on mine coming in the post, cant wait now, they look gorgeous!
    Hugs Kat

  2. Hi. I love your new stamp and your colouring is amazing, this is a gorgeous card! Thanks for visiting my blog and becoming a follower, You have some great projects on your blog, the owls are fabulous! Love Jayne. x x

  3. oh hun this is just gorgeous love that image and the layout and your detail is just beautiful hun just love this to bits,hugs cherylxxxxx

  4. What an absolutely marvelous layout on your card. The dissection of the DPs with the tan vintage paper looks great as well as your beautifully colored image. Nice touch with the liquid pearls too. :)

    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
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    Lisa xx

  5. This card is darling!!! I just got this paper pad myself, can't wait to crack it open! I can't wait to get the new Anyas!

  6. this!!! Thanks for joining us at SSCB!!!! ;)

  7. Very nice card, love that image.

  8. only me again hun just to say bless you for playing at anything goes this week too hugs cheryl xx

  9. OMGoodness...this is fabulous! LOVE the entire card...the distressing, image, colors, pearls, DP, everything! So very pretty and your coloring is wonderful.

  10. Oh super cute, I love the patterned papers that you chose... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

  11. Fabby card. Love the colours.

    Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin'

    Susan x

  12. What a pretty card, I love those papers! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgi xxx

  13. OMG! this card is fabulous! So perfect in every way! Thanks for sharing with us at SRU!

  14. Thank you for joining us at Anything goes this time with your gorgeous creation..

  15. Fabulous card, great papers and cute image.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

  16. WOW what a beautiful card. I love love love your papers and your colouring of looks fantastic.
    Thanks for joining and sharing with us at M4M hugs from Bron

  17. oooh..this is just lovely!!!
    Don't know why I have not commented on it yet - SORRY!
    Thanks for playing along at Mad for Markers in our new colour combo challenge!


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