Friday, August 14, 2009

Farm Fresh Friday

Yayyy! It's finally Friday! Oh how I waited for thee Friday! Thank you all for your responses yesterday! As majority rules, the stamps will stay as they are untrimmed! Thanks so much for relieving me of that decision. hahaha! Ok so today is also the last day of Club Anya's Week of Challenges. Hop on over to Jessica's blog for the final one and you're done!!!

Don't forget tomorrow is the launch of our new store!!! I hope you will all like it. I'm rather nervous but if you see any errors or broken links in it, please let me know so we can debug asap!


Yesterday's ASADG winner is:
MommaJess

http://jkfitzgerald.blogspot.com/

Email me with your stamp choice and address to claim your prize!





Before we get to our next fabulous (and fresh!) challenge brought to you this week by our very own Elena, we'd like to congratulate Lysa Q! Lysa wow'd us with this adorable take on Mary's sketch using our brand new Birthday Boy Ian!

Here is her SUPER cute winning card!



Love the buttons, twine, and the cute bday embossing folder. Overall just a super cute card and a fantastic boy card! Thanks everyone for playing...I know we sound like broken record but it's really getting harder and harder to choose each week! Lysa, please email Jessica to claim your "Fly Away" set and congrats again!

Today's challenge was issued by our FABULOUS farmer Elena and it's titled
"Sew Simple"

Yep! That's right! We want to see you use stitching-ANY kind will do-whether you bust out that sewing machine, stitch by hand, or even "Faux Sew", show us your threads! (hee hee)

We hope you'll play along this week-here are a few simple rules:

Rules: Create a card or layout using some kind of stitching whether faux or hand or machine. Post it in the Galleria > Contests/Challenges > Farm Fresh Fridays > FFF Sew Simple

Deadline: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Prize: A Wild Sprouts Trifecta! Bree, Megan, and Edward! Exciting!


Here are some stitch-tacular examples from the DT:


By Sparkle


By Elena



By Kim


By Tori


By Mary


By Jessica

Wow those are some fantastic stitching! It's going to be a fun one! Woo hoo! I can't wait to see them! Everyone have a nice weekend! Remember the new store launches tomorrow!

Today's question is: Name something that always makes you laugh.

Stewie whining when one of his toys is trapped in a box of rubber and he can't reach it. lol.

105 comments:

the paper bug said...

Awww, poor Stewie..

I can't wait to see the site revamped! Participating in FFF and the week of Challenges at Club Anya has been a blast!

Thanks Marie, Jessica, and the gang!

Rebecca
thepaperbug.blogspot.com

Stephanie said...

I can't wait to see the new store! The newest "makes me laugh" is my baby in her jolly jumper (or...any baby in a jolly jumper, but I'm slightly biased on the cuteness of mine in particular!) I'm off to go see what I can sew...

Monkichi said...

Sad I can't sew or even faux sew!! hehe... the winning card is so cute!

Amy :) said...

i always laugh when i am tickled.

oh & i am proud to say i got my first TGF stamps today! like actual stamps (i have some of the digital ones.) hehe. i'm so excited! can't wait to use it.

Kris said...

Beautiful stitched cards!!! Lve them all... Congrats to the ASADG winner!!! and Happy Crafting everyone!!!

Maureen said...

Fabulous batch of projects as always!!

My husband always makes me laugh - he's one of the funniest people I know!

reflections:0) said...

My BIL does this little dance when he hear my cell phone ring if it is my beloved calling me... LOL


reflections:0)

Tina said...

Can't wait to see the new site! The DT cards are great! I don't know why but the thing that makes me laugh, every time I look at it, is, the DVD cover of "Stepbrothers" The picture just cracks me up, lol! I'm laughing as I'm typing this :D Now off to do some faux sew ;)

BishopsMommie said...

something to always makes me laugh, the part in "The Money Pit" where he steps on the rug and falls in the hole..and goes delierous .. so so funny.

Donnas Den said...

What makes me laugh everyday is my three boys. One of them is always up to something.

Donna

missbliss said...

great challenge I've been so into sewing on paper. My poor sewing machine misses fabric. I also have to add "what makes me smile?" Well being a mother of three It's my hilarious kiddos. from funny faces to the silly things they saw. I love my little monkeys.

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Gorgeous cards! I don't tickle very easily but when my dog licks my toes, I always giggle.

Kim Y. said...

Congrats, Lysa! Fantastic card!
Can't wait for the new site! Woohoo!!

Watching my babies play, grow makes me smile and laugh. Such a joy!!

joni h said...

2 more days and counting!
My youngest child is a comedian. She's always entertaining us while we are in the car. She comes up with all kinds of new voices. Hilarious!

Jill said...

ohh I keep wishing is was tomorrow I can't wait to see the new site. My 4 year old daughter makes me laugh every day, she is so funny hugs Jill xx

Renee G said...

I love the cards today! cute cute...love the new stamps and the ones to come.

Kristyn said...

I can't wait to see the new store :-)

As for what always makes me laugh....the way my kitty likes to sleep

glowinshadow23 said...

I makes me laugh when my puppy sneaks up on my mom. :)

donna mikasa said...

Way to go, Lysa! Love your Birthday Boy! Looking forward to the new site--so exciting! "Seinfeld" reruns always make me laugh....

Mary J said...

Looking forward to the new site - don't worry about any bugs, that's technology for you! We know you'll try to get it perfect!

My husband makes me laugh when he does his little dance that he wouldn't dare do in public!!

chingya said...

cant wait to see!!
the thing tt make mi laugh...is when my dog is tiptoeing to get the food...

StampinCathy said...

Wow this is some sweet and inspiring eye candy. Can't wait to see the new store! I would have to say that my kids make me laugh with their silly self.

L.Nielsen (Lynda) said...

I am excited about the new store. I'll be going there tomorrow, that's for sure! =)

Something that always makes me laugh would have to be the comments that come from my friends 2.5 year old daughter, and the WAY that she says them. she's quite the character!

Hugs
Lynda =)

Rachel said...

Those are just beautiful!

My kiddos make me laugh all the time, lately my 4 yo daughter pushes my 1 year old son around in her toy baby stroller and they both giggle uncontrollably, which in turn makes me giggle uncontrollably! :0)

Caroljenks said...

Can't wait to see the new site :)

Something that always makes me laugh is my children's belief that I have a money tree! Well they must - cos they seem to think there's a constant supply!

Carol x

Pam S. said...

congrats on the new store and glad the rubber is staying untrimmed!!! Right now, it's our grandson from Ukraine that is making us laugh around here...our middle daughter and family are headed back to Ukraine the end of the month to adopt another child and she'll tell him, we're going to Ukraine and he says, "Mykraine?"!!! So cute!
Pam Going Postal

montygonza said...

Mainly my kids make me laugh, they are so innocent and say the funniest things.

Jeanette said...

Wow! I love all the cards in today's post. Spectacular!!!

It always makes me laugh when I see children stomping through puddles.

Beverly's Stamping Beehive said...

I just ordered my first set of GF stamps yesterday and so can't wait!!! The card examples are all very cute but the Halloween one looks awesome! Maybe because I luv, luv, luv Halloween :)

So will just luv to see your new 'look'!

For your question: 'What makes me laugh?' I chuckle watching my daughter desperately looking for purses, sweaters, sunglasses every day at the last minute as she is rushing to work - never fails, everyday, lol!

Have a great day eveyone!

Peggy said...

Awesome cards!!
Congrats on the new store!
My sweetheart finds ways funny things to say to make me laugh all the time!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Watching Two and a Half Men ALWAYS makes me laugh! I love that show and could watch the re-runs over and over and over.... wait, I DO that! LOL

Anneke said...

Ooh,
i can not wait to the new shop!!
I love the stamps.
My dog make my laugh, she play very funny for so little dog :D

Hugs Anneke

jen said...

my 3 yr old daughter

Jenny said...

Love all the eye candy!!

One thing that makes me laugh is how my little boy says weedeater (he says we-weeter). :D

Jenny

Robin said...

Looking forward to the new store!! My cat always makes me laugh!!! She does the funniest things each and every day!!

Sandra MacLean said...

Holy Moly that was the best card line up yet!! Wow!! I can't wait to play along with this challenge this week - I love to sew on cards! The thing that makes me laugh the most is my 4 year old daughter. She cracks me up!

AShu93 said...

My friend Enfys has a blog that always makes me laugh.

Faerielore said...

WOW such great cards, i especially love the spooky one hehehehe

my friends always make me laugh, there worth there weight in gold xxxx also my cat makes me laugh when she snorz hahahahaha

Dawn said...

Whenever my daughter decides it's time to start digging in my ribs! :)

Pam Varnell said...

Absolutely love Lysa's card. Great winner. DT cards are awesome as always. TGF rocks!!!

Carrie said...

Beautiful cards!! My children and husband make me laugh. I don't want to imagine my life without them!

Pegg S said...

Good luck w/ the new store! I can't wait to see it! I need to find time to do all the challenges this weekend hopefully. The show 30 Rock always makes me laugh - so silly!!

Mel said...

Love the inspiration found here!!! What always makes me laugh... When I see my kids do or say something that is so me... Like "it's find, you keep it".

Krista said...

What makes me laugh?? My funny, funny pug Oliver! He's so much racing around waiting for me to chase him. Thanks for all the great give-a-ways!

Sara said...

What AMAZING DT card's. The spooky is beyond amazing. Thanks for sharing

nisha said...

Lovely card! The thing that makes me laugh most is AFV. I can't get enough of it...I know, I'm a geek! ;)

Lysa said...

Oh can't wait to see the new store! Thanks so much for picking my card! Totally made my Friday :)

The silly things my nieces and nephew do always make me laugh!

Katie K said...

What a fantastic month, so many good stuff going on. My son makes me laugh with his animated face.

Jen said...

I laugh when my 3 YO son says "that was awesome" it always gets a giggle out of me!

kadie said...

Oh great card challenge, Elena! And FAB lineup from the DT...LOVE Tori's Girl Scout!

What makes me laugh...farting. It always makes me laugh, especially when it's my dog! Haha

Wendy said...

Dori on Finding Nemo makes me laugh every time.

Margie said...

Gorgeous cards ladies!
I can't and won't even try sewing, lol! Maybe I will attempt some faux sewing on something... we shall see ;)

My boys make me laugh! They both have this "huh?" look they give me whenever I ask who did something, it always works and they barely get in trouble anymore! Sneaky kids! hee hee

Erin said...

My crazy 3 year old makes me laugh. I better get stitching.

daniandcole said...

My son.. He always makes me laugh when doing something foolish. The other night he fell asleep in the towel cabinet all curled up in a tight little ball.

Can't wait to see the new store!

Michelle (mla1111) said...

My cat always makes me laugh... he is so silly & stupid sometimes... always getting into trouble. I came home to a bunch of change knocked off the table & a few teetering on the edge, aparently his new game is to jump on the table & knock off the coins one by one.

Victoria Mancha said...

Can't wait for tomorrow...My brother and my boyfriend make me laugh...they always do the craziest things. :D

LittleBubbles said...

So excited for the new store, I can't wait to see what it's like.
My 3 boys (yeah they are cats) make me laugh every day..they're like little furry people!

nbells said...

My 3 year old always makes me laugh! He can be a real character sometimes. hahaha Thanks for a chance to win!

MiamiKel said...

Oh sewing, there is a challenge! What makes me laugh is my son's laugh - it's sooo contagious! When he gets going, we all do :)

Amy said...

Congrats to both the winners!

Love your FFF challenge Elena, it will get me to bust out the sewing machine... which I'm normally too lazy to do! ;)

Annelies said...

My nephew's little daughter (3 years) is very funny and often makes me laugh. Or the British television serie 'Cold Feet', probably the best comedy serie I ever saw. I hope they'll repeat it soon.

anabellpepper said...

These cards are beautiful! I love stitching on cards. It is such a beautiful detail!!

Congrats on the new site!! Can't wait to see!!

Karen said...

Your cards are soooo inspiring to me! You gave me back the will to make nice cards again!!!! I stopped during summer but now I only wanna scrap all day long! and color my stamps too! ;-)

Crafty Num Nums said...

Can't wait for the new site :) So exciting!!!

My little doggie makes me laugh, she is a miniature dachshund and is littler (if that is a word) than the parents, like a mini, mini :)

She gives you these looks and when she wants to play she starts hopping around like a bunny, tooo cute :)

JenRaff said...

My kids crack me up all the time! Especially when they are so serious. My sister and I have a line that if we say it to each other, we both crack up.
Can't wait for tomorrow to check out the new shop!!

Stephanie Hargis said...

What beautiful cards! I love them all! I will definitely have to play with this challenge because I absolutely LOVE to sew on my cards! :D

My husband makes me laugh...all the time...he's seriously hilarious! :D

Shaela said...

gorgeous creations, and super fun challenge! hope to play along this week

buggin2stamp said...

I love stitched cards. So much fun. I've never participated in TGF challenges. I will try to get something made this weekend. I plan to check out the new store tomorrow.

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

What a sweetie puh tootie card! I can't wait to see the new store tomorrow!

Hmmm a laughing cure: Robbin Williams, especially when he does comedy live - Crack up hilarious.

hugs~Jeni

craftypagan said...

Wow-stunning cards-so inspiring! I've actually entered my very first challenge here today! Wohoo! Hmmm-what always makes me laugh....My little boy, he does some the cutest and funniest things! Hugs Rowena

Mary(OhioMary) said...

I can't wait to see the new store Marie. Fabulous job DT definitely a whole lotta inspiration going on there.

What makes me laugh every time...when my 3 yo DD says "I just tooted." and smiles a sly smile.

creativityinprogress said...

When my hubby says he'll give me money (to buy more stamps), I always laugh, heehee. Too bad he doesn't say that often, boohoo!

I added the blinkie to my blog: http://www.CreativityInProgress.com/blog/
Thank you~~~

Michelle Head said...

WOW! these are amazing cards and I am in LOVE with the halloween spooky so cool!

My kids make me laugh- especially my 3yr old daughter you never know what's going to come out of her mouth these days.
And the show How I Met your Mother-the best comedy on TV- makes both my hubby and I laugh :)

Donna said...

My girlfriend Krista always makes me laugh. She always has some smart remark or one liner that always puts a smile on my face.

Melissa Craig said...

That SPOOKY project is way cool!!

Something that always makes me laugh... my husband. I love that quality in him.

crafty amy said...

I can not wait to se the new site I am so excited!!
Some thing that always maks me laugh is a cat chasing a bit of screwed up paper. How is it that it doesn't matter what great (and expensive) toys there are around the recipt for them is always the best bit lol :D

Amy XX

lenhartkd said...

I need those new Halloween stamps..who am I kidding I need all of them!

Karen said...

do I need to have a blog to win???? cause mine has been inactive for a couple of years now!

Stephanie said...

Kim-wow, you're spooky display is so cute!! Great job!!

I would have to say my hubby makes me laugh all the time!♥

Ida P. Krause said...

Wow what great projects! - Something that makes me laugh is listening to my granddaughter giggle. I just love children's laughter.

Kelly said...

okay, I so totally love kims spooky fold out table thingy.... the stamps playing peek a boo!

what makes me laugh? hearing my DD laugh from her gut- it is not a fake laugh, true from the heart. always brings a chuckle out of me!

thanks!

CreaRenata said...

Wow, what a great DT cards! Love the Greeting Farm images. Just got me my own set of Hope and Grace. They are just so cute! Love to win some more of these cute little ones.

Chrissy's Creations said...

Something that always makes me laugh ... my husbands laugh, it's contagious I swear!!

Stephanie said...

Beautiful winning card and great DT cards! I'm patiently waiting to try out the new store tomorrow! My 2 year old has started tickling my feet which makes me laugh and cracks her up completely!

handstampedbylacey said...

My son!! He can be getting into the biggest trouble...but then does something, says somethings, or just looks at me a certain way, and I burst out laughing!!
~Lacey

nonapearl said...

My best friend always makes me laugh. Once a year we go on vacation together, and we giggle until 3 in the morning!

:) Nona

Amy's Stocking Stuffers said...

I love the Halloween scene, especially the eyes on the tree trunk. Gorgeous work!

Elena said...

Wow! Today's cards are so gorgeous!
My cat who is always trying to help me at the craft table, she makes me smile. She just likes my papers, to lay down on them and "Pat me, Pat Me!" :)

Deconstructing Jen said...

Love these samples!!! They are all so cute but that halloween one is amazing!

So... something that makes me laugh... when my 2 year old backseat plays when my husband is playing the Wii. He'll sit behind him and shout out directions... "Jump, Daddy!" "Ah, you missed it." "Spin Maweio Daddy!" It's too cute. :D

Kathleen said...

I love the new examples!!Loving the few stamp I have now Cant wait to get more!!

PaperCrafty said...

Wonderful cards!!

My son has a really cute personality and always makes me laugh.

JenniferCR said...

I can't wait to see the new site, soo exciting! And all of these challenges are so inspiring...I love seeing all of the dt's examples!

Nikki said...

I love to sew on my cards ..it's mostly my glue and
what makes me laugh ...my DH telling me not to laugh LOL
Nikki

Mandi said...

What great DT creations! Looking forward to seeing the new store/site! :) I am sure it is going to be awesome!

I have a 4 year old little girl and she always makes me laugh everyday about something. :)

Georgia said...

I always laugh when my grandson pants like a dog when you ask him, "What does a dog say?"

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous sample cards! My "makes me laugh" right now are 2 kittens! They sure do silly things. :o)TFS!

Tammy said...

The one thing that makes me really laugh might not be amusing but all women can relate...so, the other thing that makes me laugh is when my kids come out from their bath all snuggled in a towel telling me they are clean and then they whoop off their towel and they are 'free'! Can't wait to see the new store!:)

Callie said...

My son can ALWAYS make me laugh. He's just so whitty and funny and adorable. His sense of humor just knocks my socks off and he's so quick on his feet!

All the cards are adorable. I LOVE the SPOOKY spread! Great work!

Heidi said...

wow- all of these are absolutely fabulous!

PixieVonAzia said...

My daughter always dancing and singing to the "Lollipop" commercial for DELL computer and ends it with a pose.

Erin said...

I finally have all 5 challenges done!

Adrina said...

My silly old cat makes me laugh always. He's behaving as if he is only 3 years old. But he is 13.

Adrina XX

Jacilynn said...

My kiddos always make me laugh. super theme and DT samples!

KarenB said...

The DT cards are fabulous!!

What makes me laugh.. my DD when she dances around pretending to be Pink!! (She's 8) Cracks me up everytime

Louise Forsyth said...

what makes me laugh are the things my 2 year old says when he is being "grown up".
Great challenge this week, I played for the first time and had loads of fun.