Saturday, August 21, 2010

Cupcake Anya SFYTT




I'm very late with my SFYTT sample today -- so sorry! I had a blast this past week with both Verve's Anni-VERVE-sary release and Stamper's Dream's JustRite Week, but I confess my creative well needed some downtime to replenish itself before I tackled today's SFYTT.

I'm tickled to death that today's sketch is being sponsored by The Greeting Farm. I've followed this company since it began, and am so happy for its success! One lucky sketch participant this week will win an in-stock 4"x6" TGF stamp set of her/his choice!! Wish I were eligible, teehehe!

This is my first time using one of the adorable Anya images. I chose to work with the new Cupcake Anya digi. I colored with Prismacolor pencils, except for the skin tones, which I colored with Copics, a tip I picked up from my coloring idol Paula Williamson. Speaking of coloring idols, Paula and my other coloring idol, Linda Heavens, are teaming up for a weekend of classes at Stamping Bella in late September, and I soooooo want to ask for that for my birthday! Would a single one of my IRL friends understand hopping on a plane from Virginia to Toronto so I can learn to color? My husband doesn't understand either, but he smiles and nods really well!

Here's the sketch (I turned it on its side):



Have a peek at lots more TGF cards from the SFYTT gals today:

Jen del Muro with August's guest designer, Ashley N. Newell
Amber Hight
Amy Rohl
Carole Burrage
Jenn Diercks
Jodi Collins
Kelly Lunceford
Leigh O'Brien
Megan Lock
Sonja Christoph
Susan Liles

To play along, just link your creation to Jen's post! Remember to use keyword SFYTT when uploading to online galleries. Have fun and thanks for visiting today!




Stamps: Cupcake Anya (The Greeting Farm)
Paper: Papertrey Kraft, Neenah Classic Crest Natural White card stock, Basic Grey Green At Heart designer paper
Ink: Stampin' Up So Saffron, Ranger Frayed Burlap and Vintage Photo Distress inks
Accessories: Prismacolor pencils, Copic markers, Papertrey buttons, May Arts burlap string, glue pen and glitter, foam adhesive, paper piercer/needle/thread, Spellbinders circle die
Size: 5 1/2" square

24 comments:

  1. Amy this is so cute..What a fun image with warm colors..Love the DP, stitching, and your coloring is fabulous :)

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  2. Another super cute card! So cheerful :-))

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  3. Love this Amy! You really did a number on Cupcake! So cute:)

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  4. Adorable! I don't quite understand "you" needing coloring lessons....but it is Paula & Linda! I say, "Happy Birthday to YOU!"

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  5. Amy, this is so sweet! I don't pull out my prisma pencils often enough. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. I think your coloring is already terrific!! and love the paper choices!

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  7. This is DARLING, AMY! I don't know why you need coloring lessons? I think you need to come to California for MY birthday and give me coloring lessons! LOL! You do wonderful things with Prisma pencils!!

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  8. OMG! you make me blush! do you have ANY idea how much paula and i GUSH over your cards....we make grrrr sounds (paula does this nasty throat sound when she is totally blown away)..then we call you names (but in a nice sort of envious way) and then we get on with life! I am sure if you planned a trip to Toronto (or even the Detroit area) we would be tripping over each other to meet you!

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  9. OMG! you make me blush! do you have ANY idea how much paula and i GUSH over your cards....we make grrrr sounds (paula does this nasty throat sound when she is totally blown away)..then we call you names (but in a nice sort of envious way) and then we get on with life! I am sure if you planned a trip to Toronto (or even the Detroit area) we would be tripping over each other to meet you!

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  10. Your Verve samples were totally amazing, as usual! I love this card too. You always give me so much inspiration and I ALWAYS love what you do. This is no exception!

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  11. Fabulous! Your coloring is amazing on this! I absolutely love the color combo!

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  12. So cute! I love the colors and papers!

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  13. Such beautiful coloring Amy! You make me want to get out my pencils and give them a whirl!! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  14. This is soooo amazingly CUTE!!! I love the DP, the stitching, ALL of it! Was SOO fun to collaborate w/ you guys this weekend!

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  15. awww what a cutiepie...hehe...no pun intended :) loove it Amy!!!

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  16. Wowzers Amy this is drop dead gorgeous. Love your coloring of sweet Anya and your stitching .... WOW. You are so my stamping idol!!!!

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  17. such wonderful coloring! I LOVE IT!

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  18. Your cupcake Anya is just darling. I love the papers and your coloring. All of the stitching and the ribbons with the buttons are fantastic details.

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  19. I was talking to Linda earlier today, while scrolling through...I swear, enough to make me weep! lol This is so CUTE, andthe layout, turned like you did, AMAZING! sistah! I added this sketch link to my blog, now to use it! hehe

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  20. This is just darling Amy! Your coloring is simply amazing! I love all of your stitching too! Beautifully done! :D

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  21. Aaack, I want to color hair like that...it's just PERFECT!!!

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