FFF – Old School


It’s time for Back to School at the Farm and not just any school… but OLD SCHOOL! Marie and Jess have issued a challenge to get back to basics and use some of those old Anya and Ian stamps… the ones before there were so many friends on the farm.


For my card I used Mermaid Anya. She is one of my all time faves and SO versatile and a blast to color. I created a scene for her out of My Mind’s Eye Quite Contrary papers and a bit of London Fog Bazzill card stock. I cut the rocks out with my Large and Small Classic Circle Nestabilities and sponged the edges with Walnut Stain Distress Ink to make them pop out a bit. Then I drew some sea weed on to some green swirl paper in the Quite Contrary collection, cut them out and sponged them with Peeled Paint Distress Ink. Next I used a large rick rack die to cut the pink sand at the bottom and I sponged it with a bit of Barn Door Distress Ink. The background water is sponged with a mix of Peeled Paint and Broken China Distress Ink. I glued it all down, popped Anya up on some dimensionals and then add a few rhinestones to her hair and clear Dew Drops to the water for bubbles. I wanted to add a sentiment down in the sand but couldn’t find the one I was looking for. 🙁 I need to dig around for it.

If you’d like to participate with us you can get full details at the Greeting Farm Blog.

Be sure to check out the rest of the Critter Crew and Farmers creations today!


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