Friday, 30 December 2011

Are you feeling lucky?

Hellloooooo everyone!!

Are you ready for some more The Greeting Farm January release previews? Today we are previewing a new and totally adorable clear set called "Lucky Bunnies". (The eagle-eyed die-hard TGF fans out there will spot that this is an updated and new version of an old retired set of 2008.)

For my 2 projects I decided to make a card and matching corner bookmark for my niece's upcoming birthday (she loves to read and is a real bookworm).  I love creating "scene cards" and as soon as I saw this stamp set I just couldn't resist, lol! 

This is also my entry into the January MFT Guest Designer Contest where they are asking you to paper-piece.  I don't need to be asked twice to use all-time fave technique, lol!  I paper-pieced the tummies and ears of the bunnies, the presents, and one of the balloons (the stamp has one balloon, but I stamped a second balloon onto patterned paper, cut it out and positioned it behind the first).

I also used my brand new MFT Die-namics die set "By The Letters" for the very first time (bought from My Mum's Craft Shop).  I thought it would be fun to add some yummy Sew Sweet - Baker's Twine as actual strings of the balloons and I also made a teeny tiny hair bow out of it for one of the bunnies - I love my twine!  [Emma has added Baker's Twine to the SALE section at Sew Sweet and it is currently 25% off!]

I created a border on the reverse of the bookmark using one of the accessory stamps of this adorable clear stamp set - SO easy to do!!!  I also stamped the "Wrapped in Hugs" sentiment stamp to finish:

Do hop on over to the TGF Blog to see today's GORGEOUS "Lucky Bunnies" preview creations by the team - sooooo cute! :)))  Only 2 more sleeps 'til RELEASE DAY!! WOO-HOO!!!!!! :))

Thanks so much for dropping by!  And a very HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all! See you in 2012!


Stamps: TGF Lucky Bunnies (clear set)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
Colouring Medium: Copics (E33 E31 E30 R20; R81 R83 R85; Y13)
Paper: Echo Park 6x6 pad
Card: White, Kraft
Tools: MFT dies; Martha Stewart border punches, Corner round punch
Other: SU Glitter, Sew Sweet - Baker's Twine


  1. such a gorgeous set card and bookmark set, it really makes me think of Spring.
    Hugs, Clare x

  2. Such a sweet set, love them! I will have to add the alphabet dies to my wish list now too... so many toys...
    Peg xx

  3. Adorable! Good luck with the designer contest - looks like a shoe-in.

  4. Oh wow, love this card and I have a little girl who would love it too! You really encouraging me to buy those 'by the letters' die-namics!!! So want them, better save up fast!!!

  5. So so cute, love the strings you've added and the adorable bun buns!!!
    hugs, stephanne


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