Friday, July 1, 2011

TGF RELEASE DAY BLOG HOP...HAPPY JULY!...


WELCOME to the JULY RELEASE event...and another awesome BLOG HOP with the new DT at The Greeting Farm!  Today we have not one...not two...but SIX new releases at the Farm and they are all waiting to come to you, rock your creative minds, and quite possibly, even make you blush :)

....and of course, you know what that means! The BIGGER the release?  The BIGGER the prize!  Can you believe that ONE lucky winner will take home ALL SIX of the new stamps...the ENTIRE July release!  That's one BIG prize!

What's more?  Well, we are SO excited about our July stamps that we didn't want to stop there!  IN ADDITION, one lucky winner will ALSO be randomly chosen to take home the new Blush Society line, that's 4 stamps in all for this month!   Both winners will be drawn as a result of completing the Blog Hop and going back to the TGF Blog to leave a comment...so be sure you get your entry in....and hey!  Who DOESN'T love a bunch of amazing inspiration on the way!

My card today is inspired by the SUMMER FUN we are having this week.  Whew!  Every day I've been to the lake, pool, movies, or some fun activity w/ the kids and this was TRULY a week to remember. We have been HAVING A BLAST, and this sentiment truly says it all w/ little Miss Amelia:

LOVE this "SUMMER FUN" set- it's right up the Diedrich family's alley and I'll definitely be using it again SOON!  The papers are the adorable "Hometown Summer" stack from Pink Paislee- could that be more awesomely appropriate?  Don't think so!  ;)


I have to add that today is a VERY special day for me.  18 years ago, my hubby and I were two crazy kids that had hung out a few times together in a mutual circle of friends.  It took him half the summer to work up the nerve to ask me out, and when he finally did, we had known each other for a while by then and I guess you could say he was already 'smitten'.  :)  heehee.  Well on July 1, 1993 we went on our first date and at the end of it, since we'd already been good friends for a while, he said "I love you".  TWO. CRAZY.  KIDS.
18 years later... July 1, 2011...4 kids later...I guess you could say I'm kinda smitten, too  <3  Yayyy!

Alright...onto the HOP!  Let's get started...and don't forget to START on the TGF Blog, or head back there in case you get lost along the way :)
Jessica Diedrich.... <---you're HERE!
back to TGF Blog to leave your comment to WIN!

Thanks so much for the awesome welcome of our new TGF Farmers this past week.  I can't believe we're already through with our first week of previews and they have done AMAZING!   Well, I'll be seeing you VERY soon around blog land. Good luck to all who enter and ENJOY the JULY RELEASE atThe Greeting Farm!


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84 comments:

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

I have no patience and never win anyway so I've already been to Claudia and Co. I bought O&A, both Blush Soc. ladies and the new awesome creeper (which BTW your daughter did an incredible job with). I can't wait to get them. This was such a fantastic release!!!

Your card is super cute. Love the colors you used in this card.

SMiLES!
GWeN

Christa said...

great card, love the papers and the colors , its awesome hugs christa

Sparkle said...

This is just adorable!

ddinak said...

Awww, congrats on your first date anniversary!!! You do sound a bit "smitten"!!;) Maybe that's the look Amelia has in this stamp. Naw, I think she's been a little naughty and pushed someone in the pool.

Autumn said...

I just love this stamp!! She just has to be added to my collection! Love the bright colors and your layout is perfect!
xxAutumn

Naomi said...

Jessica, your card is so cute and SUMMERY! I LOVE it! You're right, the paper couldn't be more appropriate...so summery, too...with gingham and the watermelon (at least that's what it looks like) print!
Congrats on 18 years with your husband...that is such an AMAZING love story!

Melissa Hortin said...

Gorgeous card Jess. I love the summery feel of it, so perfect for little Miss Amelia.

Amy said...

Darling card Jess, those Pink Paislee papers are absolutely perfect with this adorable new Amelia! Fab release ladies! :)

Danielle said...

Gorgeous! Love your story about you and your hubby too. Very sweet. :-)

Ziro said...

What a lovely summer card!

Karla said...

WOW!I love them all....Thanks for the great HOP and the chance to win!

Maria Therese said...

Oh this is so pretty!! Love the sweet Mellon colors and your coloring is gorgeous!

.:♥MMDesigns♥:. said...

Oh wow love your card! That stitching is stunning! And congrats on your anniversary!!! LOL
Thanks for the inspiration!
Hugs, Marit.
..:: xXx ::..

Grace said...

awwwww jess!!! she's so cute!!! your cards always look so fantastic! I wish i could become as an amazing card maker as you one day =)
thanks for sharing =)

http://sugarcards.blogspot.com/

yvon said...

Wow, she is so adorable and your coloring is amazing. Love your card.
Congratulations on your 18 years "anneversary". My 30 years will be on the 4th of july, just can't believe it. Time flies.
Hugs, Yvon

Debs M said...

love this! the papers are fabulous and you did a great job colouring her! congrats on 18 yrs with your hubby too xx

Jenny V. said...

Amelia is just too cute. Such a lovely card.

Nicole said...

Super Summer-y card! Love it!

Aideen said...

Wow! Happy anniversary-18 years...that's awesome ;) great card too-this was a great hop (as always) :) xx

kris said...

so so so ADORABLE!!! love the cool colors and fab layout!! too cute!

Martha (Sissy) Speed Ramey said...

So so Sweet! Love the colors on the card. Your coloring is so awesome! Thanks for sharing! :)

AnnikaS said...

This card makes me think of summer, it´s a "happy" card. Love it!

Tanya Tahir said...

Love your sweet card, Jess! Thank you so much for the lovely comment you left on my blog - most definitely won't be a stranger! You can't get rid of me that easy LOL! ;)

Lynda Nielsen said...

Hiya Jess,I can't believe what beautiful work I've seen along the way in this bloghop. and then here I am looking at your summery card so fresh and clean with that adorable little Amelia. Oh my she's a cutie... No doubt about it, I have to have this stamp set. Your card is just beautiful girl.
Thanks so much for organizing another AWESOME bloghop.
Big Hugs,
Lynda

Denice said...

Jess, Happy July 1st...sounds like you have lots of reasons to celebrate today! Your story is sweet and it's always fun to hear a little about you!

Your Amelia card is ADORABLE, makes me think SUMMER the minute I see her!

:)x Denice

Kim C said...

Love your card..It's really bright and summery! And Amelia is absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing!

Stephanie said...

she's a cutie! luv the color combo...perfect for the summer.

mforquer said...

Oh my she is adorable!! Love the little barrettes in her hair and how you've colored her so softly! Gorgeous layout and stitching on your card too!
Hugs,
M

Sue D said...

Very cute card--love the papers.

Lena said...

awesome card!!! Im holding out from buying this girl in case I win but if I dont shes at the top of my list of wants!!! Love the coloring you did. Its awesome!!!

Heidi Brawley said...

AWE! Your card is very adorable! Love the layout and the papers you used on it.
~Heidi Brawley

Emily said...

Love hER!!!

mousekemom said...

She's a cutie, Jess! Thanks for sharing your talent!

BTW, Carisa's link keeps taking us back to the TGF blog, not hers. And could you ask Denice to lax the security on her comments? It is really picky and keeps bouncing me from leaving a comment without letting some cookie thing get on my computer. Sorry to ask, but you are the awesome TGF trouble shooter.

Jennifer Shults said...

This is fabulous Jess! I love that layout and I really really like the colors of this. (And yes... great minds think alike!)

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

She is SO cute!!! LOVE your coloring...MUST have this cutie!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

What SWEETNESS!!~

Jenn Borjeson said...

SUPER cute, as usual!!!!!

grandmabonnie said...

Jessica, Happy 1st Date anniversary! Summer must bring good memories for you? I was going to say, "Are we having fun yet? "..i say, Yes, yes, yes!

amylynne said...

What a sweet card! Love these new stamps! TFS!!

gobeagirl said...

Hi Jessica. I love, love your card. She is just too cute and I love those papers. After I am done with the blog hop I am sooo going to see if I can find it on-line. lol..Sounds like you have had a wonderful week with your babies. I love spending time with my kids like that. You don't have to spend a penny yet you have so much fun being with them. Happy 1st date anniversary. Awesome story. I have always said that when it is right you don't have to take forever. My Dh and I were married in April of 1993 and our first date had only been in Aug. of 1992. You just know don't you? Hope you have a wonderful weekend and a Happy 4th of July. Hugs, Lisa G

Jingle said...

How cute is she? Great card!

AShu93 said...

Such a great card! It's so bright & fun.

MiaS said...

Supersweet card!

JessicaK said...

Awww, she makes *me*giggle just looking at her. Great job!

Lisa M. said...

It's so Citrus-y! I love it! Talk about something SCREAMING "summertime!"

Leanne said...

Awww, Congrats Jess to you and your hubby.
Adorable card using Amelia. Love the fun summery feel to it. Keep enjoyin' the summer and keep inspiring us.
Hugs,

My Scrap Diary said...

Congrats on being smitten for 18 years!!! Such a beautiful story.

Adorable card with Amelia. The paper is perfect for her and for all your fun summer activitues.
Great ending to a great hop!!
Thanks
Jess M :)

Fairydust said...

to to cute! love the coloring and the colors you picked!

Stout Art said...

Candie: Beautiful! I love the colors!

margie c said...

Awww, how sweet! Enjoy your 'smitten' anniversary today :)

Your card is super sweet! I just love how Amelia and Oliver always brings a smile :) I neeed this whole release asap, hee hee!

Happy 4th too!
hugs, margie

Tanya said...

Oh my goodness, this is too cute! Love the fun papers, and that image is just darling!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Darling Jess! Love your papers and your coloring!!

Happy "Smitten Anniversary!!" Our "Smitten Anniversary" was on Memorial Day.

hugs,
Chris

Cheryl said...

What a cute card! Love the summery colors! Awww, what a sweet first date story!

Lisa said...

Cute, cute card! Such yummy, summery colors, I love it! Congrats on the anniversary too :)

Pixichick said...

I love it! The colors in this card some how are making me hungry!

JLJ Designs said...

Sweet card! I love the bright colors.

Jen

tracey said...

Congrats on your special day Jess, and i really LOVE the sweet summery colors of your card with supercute Amelia!

scrappintlc said...

Gorgeous card with beautiful summer colors. The 2 barrettes are so cute.

oasisscrap said...

LOVE this card, my fave on the hop!

Elena said...

Look at this precious-precious card! Love it to pieces, Jessica! Love the papers you used! I have a feling they were waiting for Amelia! What a great release!!!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

So totally cute! I hope you are having an amazing summer!!

Karyn S said...

OMG this is too cute! your colouring is amazing Jess and this colour scheme is such fun!

Sheng said...

hehehehe.....she is so cute!!! I love the colors and hair coloring, so fabby!!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

WOW! 63 comments! You are a ROCK STAR!!!

LOVE this little gal--super cute papers and coloring! YOU AMAZE ME!!!!!!!!!

Lillian Child said...

Simply delightful, Jess!!

Jessica Griffin said...

Oh Jess!! I just LOVE Oliver and Amelia!! They are absolutely adorable!! The inspiration from the design team is incredible!! That Jen... she's a keeper!! Her "Oliver" card... absolutely stunning!!

Tiffany said...

Adorable card! Happy 1st Date Anniversary to you!

lorena b. said...

Aw what a sweet summmer love story! Your card is just as sweet!

Helen M. L. said...

Olivia is sooo adorable!! So is your card..... OH I gotta have her!!

Jamie said...

Very cute card! I loved your story too! TFS.

Jamie
jlieungh23@gmail.com
http://stellardesignz.blogspot.com/

Kelly Schelske said...

This card is so cute! Love that sweet image!

Happy 18 years, that's awesome!

Kerry said...

Happy 18th Anniversary to you and your honey on your first date!!! I remembered my first date with my hubby, I got sooooo sick, lol! Anyways, have a great weekend and your card is so so adorable!!! Love it! :)

Carisa said...

Awww, I love your card! All the layers are just the perfect background for the adorable Amelia - your story made me all gooey inside!!! It's so sweet to hear of that spark still being there all these years later! It's been an amazing week designing for TGF - I'm looking forward to the rest of my time...hoping time will slow down just a smidge so I can enjoy it while it lasts!!! :D

SugarGem said...

She is so cute. Beautiful lenae at sugargem

Kim Y. said...

Sweet sweet wonderful summer card, Jess!

Happy Anniversary, Jess! yay for 18!!

I totally enjoyed my first week as a Farmer! Thank you ever so much for the invitation!

Emma said...

Amelia is just sooo cute Jess, love her in these colors. Sounds like you guys are having lots of fun on your Summer holidays!

18 years, how fantastic is that! Congrats Chickie! My hubby and I will have first gotten together through a similar set of circumstances 17 years ago on the 23rd of July and we have 5 kids....hehe! You can do some pretty Amazing things in life when you have a pretty Amamzing partner!

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh Jess, this is just precious! Love her little giggling face and your coloring is fabulous! Super adorable card! Glad you're having a great summer. xxD

vicmbee said...

Gorgeous card and super cute image..

ashlee said...

So cute, I just adore this new release set :-)

Crafty Math Chick said...

Such a cute happy little girl image! I love how you colored her with bright, happy summery colors and used summery papers - look at the one that looks like little watermelons! Adorable!

Erika Valdez said...

I love this cute little girl she is adorable!! I love your coloring and the bright summery colors you used!! TFS and a chance to win!

Jodi said...

Very cute!!!!

Brenda Lee said...

She is darling!! Awesome job!

AnItA mArIe said...

wow awesome card ,fantastic colours..