Saturday, July 31, 2010

Later SK8R!!

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Hey everyone!
As promised, I'm back for another RAD preview from The Greeting Farm! We are SO excited to bring you another preview today, a new 4x6 sheet featuring a Miss Anya AND a My Guy Ian: "Later Sk8R" This adorable and hip new set will be available for purchase beginning on Sunday, August 1st! It's been a WHILE since we did either one of these beloved characters in rubber, so the BUZZ is all about the Farm that this is one FUN set!
Today the Farmers are also teaming up with us at Club Anya & friends for another sample soiree! And We're using a FABULOUS Saturday Sketch challenge by Pam!
Here's the sketch

I flipped the sketch and used my MVP papers from WRMK, I coloured this my guy Ian with my distress inks. My son loves this card and I can see myself using him lots for upcoming boy birthdays! My 6yo son also asked me if I could make the skatboard a ben 10 one?? Um LOL no Mummy cant draw heheh but I can make another one with Ben 10 colours heheh.
Be sure to head on over to Club Anya & Friends for all the details of how to play along this week, and be sure to visit ALL the DT's blogs because ONE LUCKY COMMENTER on the Club Anya and Friend's blog today will WIN THIS SET!!!
Our awesome DT 'force' is waiting for you:
Cindy Haffner
Jessica Diedrich
Kadie Ensley
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Mercy Kerin
Randi Wall
Tammy Maxvill
Amy Young
Kelly Booth
Kristy Young-August Guest Designer {Your Here}
Kim Costello
Pam Varnell
Traci Porter
Thanks again for stopping by today and we'll see you back TOMORROW NIGHT at 7pm CST for a one hour chat on PCP, our HUGE customer Blog Hop on the TGF blog, and we cannot WAIT to celebrate TGF's second birthday with you!!!

Chapter 24 - Windows and Broken Glass

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`Now tell me, Pat, what's that in the window?'
`Sure, it's an arm, yer honour!' (He pronounced it `arrum.')
`An arm, you goose! Who ever saw one that size? Why, it fills the whole window!'
`Sure, it does, yer honour: but it's an arm for all that.'
`Well, it's got no business there, at any rate: go and take it away!'
There was a long silence after this, and Alice could only hear whispers now and then; such as, `Sure, I don't like it, yer honour, at all, at all!' `Do as I tell you, you coward!' and at last she spread out her hand again, and made another snatch in the air. This time there were TWO little shrieks, and more sounds of broken glass. `What a number of cucumber-frames there must be!' thought Alice. `I wonder what they'll do next! As for pulling me out of the window, I only wish they COULD! I'm sure I don't want to stay in here any longer!'

Hello's CRYSTAL CLEAR that today you're all joining us for a fabulous challenge here at Oh, Alice! We have all sorts of lovely techniques for you to try today!
Your mission today with Oh, Alice, should you choose to accept it, is to try a technique using cracked glass, crystal effects (or glossy accents), or a window stamp/technique. There are TONS of possibilities with today's challenge and we are SO ready to see all of the fabulous creations you enter!

Friday, July 30, 2010

Creepin preview with FFF!

Hello, everyone and welcome to Farm Fresh Friday! We have a special post today featuring TWO brand NEW CREEPERS on the TGF Blog! Be sure to stop by and say hello to Tuesday and Friday! These WICKED SWEET new additions will be released on Sunday, August 1st during our 2-year anniversary celebration! Can you BELIEVE TGF is turning two?!?
Before we get to today's challenge, we have a SPECIAL annoucement for you! Helping ring in TGF's second birthday is Tammy Maxvill, TGF's newest FARMER! Many of are probably familiar with Tammy's work and her awesome 3D projects from back when she was a Gardener for TGF! We are happy to welcome her back and know that she's thrilled to be here, too!
We are also excited to announce, should you have missed it this past Wednesday on the CA&F Blog, that Kristy Young {{That me!!! :D}}has joined Team Anya as our AUGUST GUEST DESIGNER! Woo hoo! HOORAY for special announcements and for parties beginning! Can you sense the magic in the air!?!
Sadly, we are also saying goodbye to two of our Critter Crew members this week, Sandra and Sparkle! Thanks for all your efforts and be on the lookout for a DT call coming SOON!
Let's get to the challenge! The wonderful MARY GILES has put together not one, but TWO sketches for you today, combined w/ inspirational elements we'd love to see incorporated in that sketch! Your mission? Choose ONE sketch and recreate it using the INSPIRATIONAL elements drawn into the sketch as well! TWO years-TWO choices, TWO previews today! You get to choose!
Here are the sketches:

The Farmers & Team Anya are gearing up for a HUGE 2nd Anniversary week and are joining forces ALL WEEK to bring you even more fabulous samples, ideas, and prizes! In fact, FOUR DT members have "hidden" Creepers up for grabs on their blogs today, so be sure and VISIT! We'll announce the winner on the TGF Blog tomorrow!
For now, I'd like you to meet TuesdayCreeper. I used sketch B today! How funky is Tuesday, I love her Tiara, it looks just like mine heheh! I used distress inks to colour her, and used my Tim Holtz papers which I am LOVING! The sentiment is also TGF from the Talk Loud kit.
Be sure to visit the blogs of my teammates today and the Critter Crew, too! .ALL of these talented ladies have something amazing for you:
Kadie Ensley
Tammy Maxvill
Kim Nath
Mary Giles
Mercy Kerin
Randi Wall
Cindy Haffner

Amy Young
Jessica Diedrich

Kelly Booth
Kim Costello

Kristy Young-Team Anya Aug Guest Designer Your here
Pam Varnell
Traci Porter

We'll be back tomorrow for ANOTHER stellar preview that you won't want to miss! The FUN is just beginning this week at the Farm-we are celebrating BIG!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Club Anya & Friends Preview with WCW colour challenge

Im soooo excited because today I can announce that I am the August Guest for Club Anya & Friends!!! OMG I think I died and went to heaven when I was asked, this is an absolutle DREAM come true, everybody who knows me knows that I Heart TGF stamps!!! Thank you soooo much Jess, its such an honour to join this talented bunch of ladies for a month. And whats more exciting than that news??? I get to preview Flirty Anya for you today!! Whooo hooo! Today's preview is with this weeks Wild card Wednesday colour challenge...

How sweet is Flirty Anya!! I just adore her! I have coloured her with my distress inks and my papers are October Afternoon.
We have a big weekend of previews and prizes coming up! We will be giving away a FLIRTY ANYA on the CA&F Blog to a random commenter too!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Birthday Blog Hop!

Oops would help if I attached the card heheh sorry guys.

Hopefully you have arrived here from Heathers Blog, if not head to Club Anya & Friends to start.

birthday Pictures, Images and Photos

Well I was super Thrilled when Pam asked me to join Jessica's Birthday blog hop, especially cause Jess joined my suprise hop!! I have been getting to know this gal over the past year through emails and being on Oh alice together, and can I just say this girl is one of the most amazing people I have met through blogging! She is such a genuine kind hearted soul who is an amazing friend.

I made this card for The birthday blog hop, the angel anya I thought was suting and I know jess loves butterflies as much as I do so had to add some of them too. I have used last weeks Saturday CA &F sketch, I only made this card yesterday so it isnt actually the one I have sent in the mail to you Jess :)

Now a birthday hop wouldnt be a hop without a prize would it?? There will be a prize given to one random commenter on the CA&F blog. So pop on over to the CA&F blog and leave a birthday message for Jess. A prize of Creeper Monday and Creeper Wednesday is being generously offered by Marie for this occasion how cool is that!!! You have until Sunday night at 8:00pm CST { So about Monday morningish for Australia?} to leave your birthday messgaes and Amy will announce the winner on her Monday CA&F Monday Mania post.

Jess I hope you are feeling super special and having a super fun time on this birthday hop for you! Have a fabulous day hun.
Your next stop on the hop is the just as gorgeous Pam!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Had to share!

When I find something I lurve I just have to share!! I have been using this makeup Divine Natural Mineral cosmetics for I think...6 months? I have the mineral powder foundation {which is REAL minerals, no talc} I have the 2 cream eyeliners, 5 of the gorgeous coloured lipglosses and the blush OMG the best blush I have ever had and I have used Napolen, Inglot, clinique etc! I use use the prima from Divine Natural Minerals too. I thought I would share one of the coloured lipglosses I have and wear EVERYDAY... which is called sugar n spice!

These are the cream density eyeliners, the best easiest eyeliner, goes on so smoothly and stays on, they come in a pot and I use a thin brush to apply it! It kinda feels like a never ending pot lol I use it everday and I swear its barely made a dint in the pot. I LOVE IT!! I just recently ordered the brown colour too and am hoping for more colours to come out very soon!

So why dont you pop over here to check out the store, they also have a beauty spot with application tips and beauty advice etc and THE BEST all my overseas friends who love makeup as much as I do they ship OVERSEAS YAY!
I think the thing I love most about this makeup, well apart from the fact that its amazing, it all created by a local Mum in my town, how cool is that!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

CHAPTER 22: Dancing Under the sea...

"Will you walk a little faster?" said the whiting to the snail;
"There's a porpoise right behind us and he's treading on my tail!
See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance!
They are waiting on the shingle, will you come and join the dance?
Will you, won't you, will you, won't you-WILL you join the dance?"

Hello everyone! Greetings from here in Wonderland...or maybe today it's UNDERland? As in Under the Sea, perhaps ;)
So, today's challenge involves all things sea-worthy and we at Oh, Alice are challenging YOU to create a card or project using sea life! Turtles, whales, dolphins are fabulous as are other sea creatures as in merfolk and those deep, dark creatures you sometimes hear about but seldom see.... the possibilities are as endless as the ocean itself! I have used the sketch from
My watercolouring was just NOT happening tonight! So I decided to dust of my copics and have a play with them.....meh its ok but i prefer my distress ink watercolouring. The bubble dp is from TPS along with the Magnolia Doo hicky die I used for the border.

We also have a FUN prize for you this week! One lucky winner will receive a Sweet Pea Rubber Stamp courtesy of Oh, Alice! These stamps are large and BEAUTIFULLY detailed and we just happened to have one 'swimmin' around!' Will YOU be the lucky winner? ;)
Be sure to upload your card or creation using InLinkz below! You have until Friday, July 23rd at 8pm CST to enter the challenge, so have fun and we'll see you back next week! enter your submission to be considered for the prize! If you are uploading to a public gallery, be sure to include keyword OAC22.
Im off to my brother & sister inlaws engagment party tonight, better start getting ready its a long drive!

Friday, July 16, 2010

Bon Voyage!!!

Its that time again & Im SUPER excited!! Its the Magnolia Bon voyage collection is available for Pre-order at Tickled Pink Stamps!! And OMG you have to go check it out this collection is soooo adorable they are getting cuter and cuter each time! I am going to make the cutest bag tags for my kids when we go on Holidays heheh. So anyway Pop on over here to order.

Monday, July 12, 2010

The Sweet Stop #64

Hey Peeps! Well today was the first day back at school after 2 weeks of holidays! Its great to be back in a routine, although I do love having the kids home so we can all chill out! So anyway each week I have been following The sweet stop sketches and ALWAYS love them and wanna play, but time gets the best of me and before I know it, its a new week geez! So anyway I was having a real lazy Sunday yesterday and decided to look at this weeks sketch and of course LOVED it so decided to play along! I used one of my unity stamps from the She said kit that I had not yet used, I just LOVE the face and it was sooo much fun to colour! I even got the approval from my 2yo when he said i see mum i see so i showed him and he said uh wow lol. So anyway here is the sketch & my card.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Club Anya & Friends Saturday sketch #26

Hello Peeps! I hope everyone is having a lovely lazy Sunday like I am! I am back today with a card for Club Anya & friends sketch saturdays!! I always love the sketches they have over at CA&F and as soon as I saw this one I knew I had to make a card for it. Its been so cold this winter over here so I decided to do a bright summery card to make me think of summer ahh bliss! I am soo hanging out for spring and summer and my annual family holiday to the tropical Queensland for 2 week LOVE IT there! So anyway here is the sketch and my card.

So did my card make you think of a nice spring or summers day??
Stamp: The greeting Farm
Paper:October afternoon thrift shop
Accessories: martha stewart butterfly punches, doily from chantelles estsy store, Pearls from Tickled pink stamps, flower & leaves from I am roses and ribbon from LSS
Distress Ink:Tattered rose, tea dye, worn lipstick, antique linen, frayed burlap, weathered wood, faded jeans, mustard seed and scattered straw. Remember all links to the above mentioned companies can be found in the left hand side bar under fav places to shop.
This card is dedicated to a sweet lil girl today who turned 11!! Happy birthday Kira.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

CHAPTER 21: Breaking all the rules..

"At this moment the King, who had been for some time busily writing in his note-book, cackled out `Silence!' and read out from his book, `Rule Forty-two. ALL PERSONS MORE THAN A MILE HIGH TO LEAVE THE COURT.'

Everybody looked at Alice.
`I'M not a mile high,' said Alice.
`You are,' said the King.
`Nearly two miles high,' added the Queen
`Well, I shan't go, at any rate,' said Alice: `besides, that's not a regular rule: you invented it just now.'
`It's the oldest rule in the book,' said the King.
`Then it ought to be Number One,' said Alice. "

Hello everyone!
Today we have a fun and rather rebellious challenge for all of you out there in WONDERLAND! We start out with a lovely sketch by Sammi:
The catch? You must RE-CREATE this sketch somehow. Switch out a panel or two, flip on its side, upside down, etc. There are no rules except to break them, meaning you can't follow the sketch exactly! Makes no sense right? GOOD. :)Here is my card, I have REALLY broken the rules heheh.

I have actually used IVY from the first release of Lil lolitas from Tickled Pink Stamps.

Today we also are thrilled to announce another wonderful sponsorship from SPESCH DESIGNER STAMPS! Thank you so much to Tracey Feeger for allowing the DT to work with your adorable images! Tracey is offering a prize of a VERY generous $10 Gift Certificate to the Spesch Designer Stamps Store! Be sure to check out all of her cute designs and be sure to play along this week for your chance to WIN!
Go ahead...BREAK all the KNOW you want to!
You have until Friday, July 16th at 8pm CST to enter to win! Ta-ta for now all you rebels out there!

Friday, July 9, 2010

TPS Monthly sketch challenge #3

Well Im a day late, but better late then never huh! Its that time again for the Tickled Pink Monthly challenge #3 and what a fabulous sketch Kellie has for you all, but wait until I tell you what the prize is.........All 6 Fashionette Lil Lolita's!!!! WOW how cool is that!! So make sure you pop over here to come play for your chance to win. So anyway here is the sketch....

And here is my card....
I used this gorgeous Kraftin Kimmie summer stamp. The Lace & stamp are available from TPS and the doily is from chantelle's etsy store. You can find all my links in my sidebar. OK off to do some housework, my house is such a mess always is on school holidays LOL.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Fit for a Princess!

Hello good morning all! I have been a little MIA with the flu, my lovely family decided to share it with me heheh. Anyhoo I wanted to share with you my new Blog banner and signature made by the FABULOUS Heather!! Seriously this gal is super talented and listened tio everything I asked for!! I love it! After seeing what she did with Jess's Blog and Kellie's signature I knew I needed a change too hehe. Anyway Im off to go have a coffee with my friend Nel, will be back later with a TPS sketch card!! Thanks so much heather, I love what you did. You can find heathers blog in my sidebar, go check out all the amazing designs she has done so far!! I highly reccomend her.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Fashionette Lil lolita Preview Day 6: 80's Sookie....

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Good Afternoon Pink FANS and welcome to our LAST day or Previews, WHOO HOO it's sad because it's so much fun seeing all the excitement but NOW the fun starts as the pre-order begins tonight at 8pm Victoria, Australian Standard time WHOO HOO so EXCITING.
BUT what's more exciting is that we have a NEW girl for you today and her name is Sookie and she is ROCKIN from the 80's
I think Sookie is another fav, possibly because I was born in the 80's heheh, and the fact that she looks way cool! And who doesnt love to sing?? LOL So anyway here is SOOKIE!!!


Stamp: TPS Sookie, and juke box and sentiment from Unity KOM

Paper: Magnolia fairytale collection available from TPS

Accessories: Pearls & Doily from TPS. Ribbon from Jodie from oz, it was wrapped around my bday pressie heheh.

Well thats all of the get your plastic ready and head on over to here at 6pm to get your goodies!!! Dont forget Kellie will also have TGF stamps as well and Ships WORLDWIDE with stamps.

Chapter 20: In my Country....

Chapter 20: In my country...
"Well, in our country," said Alice, still panting a little, "you'd generally get to somewhere else -- if you ran very fast for a long time, as we've been doing."
"A slow sort of country!" said the Queen. "Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"(
Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 2)
Hello, friends! Can you believe July is here already? Such a fun time of year for summer fun...parades, BBQ's, you name's THAT time of year!
To honor our country's Independence day {well not my country but my fellow dt members}, with the 4th being right around the corner, we have a PATRIOTIC theme for you today! WONDERLAND has gone red, white, and blue! Yep, that's right!
Call it inspiration, a color challenge....I guess it's really both! Your mission this week is to use RED, WHITE and BLUE on your card or project! In addition we have a WONDERFUL Sponsorship opportunity today. Thank you SO much to EMILY from EAD Designs! Emily has graciously offered the DT some wonderful Alice-themed stickers to use for our projects today (unfortunately for us international DT we didnt get ours in time, but hopefully we'll have stuff to show you soon!). I had a little minor freak out thinking omg i have nothing that is red white and blue lol.....but then I remembered my report card papers which are perfect dont ya think!


Stamp: Cheeky Cherry collection from TGF

Paper: OA report card

Accessories: Lil doily from chantelle esty store...and are you loving my lace trim??? It will be available tomorrow from Tickled Pink Stamps.

ONE LUCKY WINNER will receive a WONDERFULLY GENEROUS gift certificate to the EAD Designs Store! Just get your red, white and blue on and ENTER your card here to win!
Before we get to this week's challenge, we have a few FUN announcements to make! Sadly we say goodbye to Jimmi this week. We thank her for all her wonderfully twisty designs and will miss her at the tea table here. We are THRILLED to announce at the same time, that Lynne Phelps has accepted a FULL TIME position here right at our twisted table. Lynne's designs TOTALLY WOW'd us as our June Guest Designer and well, some things are JUST SO Alice that they're meant to be! WELCOME LYNNE!
Also, as today is the first challenge of July, a BIG TWISTY welcome to EMMA EADS, our JULY GUEST! We are very excited to have her on board with us for the month of July. Be sure to stop by her BLOG and give her a shout out!

OK off to see Toy Story 3 with the Family! Come back at 5pm in 2 hours when I will have the very last Lil lolita preview.....the new LOLITA I bet you cant wait to see what she looks like!!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Preview Day 5: Fashionette lil lolita 50's lillith...

OOops would help if I loaded my card hey heheh I was sure I had this post done whoopsie! Anyway have attached card, will add card details later, I still have sick kiddies and need to make dinner.
Dont forget to come back tomorrow for the last day of previews!!!!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Preview Day 4: Fashionette Lil Lolita's 60's Hippy Willow...

YAY day 4 of previews!! This is just too much fun and going way to fast! So today I am here to show you the Hip happening Willow!!! {Dont forget TPS ship stamps WORLDWIDE}


Stamps: Lil Lolita 60's willow available soon fromTickled Pink Stamps & scooter and sentiment from a past Unity KOM {Im seriously loving my KOM's}

Distress ink: Spun sugar, shabby shutters, pine trees, vintage photo, antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose, tea dye & worn Lipstick

Paper: from my LSS
Accessories: paper doily& pearls from tps, martha stewart butterfly punch, Doily from chantelle etsy store & ribbon from DCRU.

Dont forget to come back again tomorrow for Day 5 of the previews.

Look who landed at Tickled Pink Stamps!!!!

Look who has arrived at Tickled Pink Stamps....and will be available for purchase this Saturday along with all the new release Lil lolitas!!! HOw exciting is that!!! Everyone who knows me, knows that I HEART TGF and just love every single one of their stamps and I was so thrilled when Kell decided to get them in store YAYAY. This is Wednesday from the Creeper crew range, isnt she just the coolest! So make sure you pop over to Tickled Pink Stamps this weekend where you will be able to purchase this stamp and many others!

You should pop over to Kell's blog today to see her very first ever TGF card she created! Its amazingly cute!
Dont forget to come back here at 5pm for day 4 of the lil lolita previews!