Friday, December 8, 2017

Coffee Lovers Winter Blog Hop


Hello and happy Friday friends!Today I am coming to you with a special post. The Secret Garden Crafts Design Team is participating in the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop as part of Crafty City, who is a Super Sponsor over at the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog for their Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.




 Here is the card that I have come up with for this fun hop






Products Used:

Paper:  Vintage Cream, Frost, Latte, DP Studio Light Winter Memories

Stamp: Studio Light Winter Memories

Inks: Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Tea Dye, Memento Rich Cocoa

Accessories:  

ivory box pleated tulle trim, Venise lace in ivory, snowflake, snowflake picks, various picks, stitched oval cutting die,


Secret Garden Crafts flowers used:

Lily Flowers blue tones

Miniature Sweetheart Blossoms - ivory

Apple Blossoms - ivory

Cottage Roses - blue tones

Cherry Blossoms


This is my Winter themed card for this hop. I hope you like it. Please head on over to see what


   Karen        Martha       Patty     Archana

have come up with.

Since a Blog Hop is always more fun with some prizes, there is a chance on winning some amazing papers from Crafty City over at the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog.

Here is what you can win


Well, this is it from me for today. Thanks so very much for stopping by. I hope I was able to inspire you.

Have a super creative weekend!

Hugs,



Wednesday, December 6, 2017

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas Secret Garden Crafts style


Happy Hump day sweet friends. Today I am coming to you with a sweet non traditional Christmas card I have created using Secret Garden Crafts flowers. I have also used the super gorgeous paper collection "Sweet Christmas" by Stamperia that is sadly no longer available. Have a look at my card


Christmas





Products used:

Paper: Card stock blush, pink, DP Stamperia Sweet Christmas

Accessories: pink tulle trim, pom pom lace in white, ivory flat back pearl trim, bottle brush tree, pines cones (mini), silver and white Christmas picks, flocked snowflakes, silver German glass glitter, diamond dust glitter, 3D Gel Medium


Secret Garden Crafts flower used:

Sweetheart roses - pink

Mini Sweetheart blossoms

Cherry Blossoms - ivory

Blooming Buds, pink

Tea Roses pink tones


What do you think about this non-traditional Christmas card? I sure hope you like it as much as I do.

To see what the rest of the team has come up with, please head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

Archana still has this amazing deal going on, so if you are in need of some beautiful flowers, this is the time to get them.


I would like to thank you for stopping by today. Have a happy and super creative day!

Hugs,


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Secret Garden Crafts Inspiration Post


Happy Hump Day crafty friends! Today I am here to share a tag with you all that I have made for the weekly Secret Garden Crafts inspiration post. This week's theme is "Anything Goes" and that is always fun, as you can create whatever your heart desires. Have a look at my tag


And I Thank.......






Products used:

Paper:
Prima Designer Paper Salvage District, card stock in Stone and white

Accessories:

pink box pleated tulle trim, hand dyed seam binding, tassel lace, ivory flat back pearls, Prima leaf die, pearl picks, pink shimmer color spray, cheesecloth, Label die, computer generated scripture



Secret Garden Crafts flowers used:







This is my tag for today. I hope you like it. You can find all of the flowers used over at Secret Garden Crafts and to top it off, Archana is offering



To see the amazing projects the Design Team has come up with, please check out the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by. I appreciate you taking the time to come to visit, it means a lot to me!

Have a happy crafty day!

Hugs,



Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Friends Are Special Treasures....

Happy Wednesday friends! Today I am coming to you with a sweet little tag that I have made for Secret Garden Crafts. This week's theme is "Anything Goes" and on those days we can create whatever we would like with one rule, use lots of flowers. Since I love flowers I have no problems using lots of them,lol. Have a look and see for yourself


Friends Are Special Treasures





Secret Garden Crafts flowers used:

Large Gardenias - white

Lily flowers  - mixed blue

Curly Roses - white

Spiral Stamens - blue

Miniature Sweetheart Blossoms - ivory


Other Products used:

Paper: DP Stamperia New England (can be found at Craftycity.com)
            card stock in white, Bodering Blue, Soft Stone

Accessories:

tulle trim ivory, dangle lace ivory, rhinestone heart bling, pearl trim, lace trim white, ivory flat back pearls, leaf die, heart die, "Friendship" stamp set, pearl picks


This is my tag for this week using lots of flowers as you can see. I hope I was able to inspire you to get your flowers out and create something beautiful! I will be back next week with another inspiration post, so I hope you will be back as well.

To see what the rest of the Design team has come up with, please make sure that you check out the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

Archana has created a new Facebook page just for challenges using Secret Garden Crafts flowers. If you are interested in joining this page, please check out "Play Creative". This is a closed group so you need to send a request to join. This month;'s challenges is to create a "Shabby Chic Thank You" and you have a chance of winning a $15 gift certificate to the Secret Garden Crafts store. Pretty awesome, right? You can add up to three cards, so your chance of winning is increasing. (wink)

I hope to see you there!


Hugs and blessings,


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Let's alter a paintbrush the Secret Garden Crafts style

Happy Wednesday friends! Today I am coming to you with an inspiration post for Secret Garden Crafts. This week the Design Team has created altered paintbrushes and I am here to share with you my take. Have a look and tell me what you think.


Beauty











Products used:

paintbrush, white heavy Gesso, Prima Color Bloom spray in Lime Wedge, rhinestone bling, metal piece bee, word bead "beauty", leaf die, Ripe Avocado card stock, filler, ivory lace, seambinding

Secret Garden Crafts Products Used:

Sweetheart Roses - light ivory

Sweetheart Roses - light mint

Sweetheart Blossoms - ivory

Wild Roses - mint

Prima Vine - Button Vine Fairy Belle

Chrysanthemums - purple mix

I truly hope that I was able to inspire you today not just for the idea to alter a paintbrush, but also to get out your flowers and create something beautiful!

Archana is still offering



Please also make sure that you head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog to see what the rest of the team has created. I promise you, you will love it!

This is it for me for today. Have a wonderful and super creative day!

Hugs,



Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Secret Garden Crafts Inspiration post


Happy Wednesday friends! Wow, can you believe it is already November? Today I am coming to you with my weekly inspiration post for Secret Garden Crafts. For my project I have made a card. I needed one for a special person and this is what I came up with.









Recipe:

Paper:  Blush, Prima DP Tales of You and Me

Accessories: Doily die, image of Vintage lady, tulle trim, fringe trim, loop trim, foam tape


Secret Garden Crafts Products used:

two tone light green Leaves

Tea Roses mixed pink

Sweetheart Roses Victorian pink

Sweet Brier Rose - pink

Gypsophila - pink/ivory

Hip Rosebuds, pink tones


I hope you like my card for this week. If you so desire to get any of the flowers that I've used, Archana is still running this amazing deal



To see what the rest of the team has come up with, please head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by and I will see you all back here next week with a very special project.

Have a fabulous week!

Hugs,


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thanks for being there for me .... the Secret Garden Crafts style

Hello crafty friends! Today I am coming to you with a sweet tag that I have made using Secret Garden Crafts flowers. Most of you know that I love, love love flowers and this tag has lots of them on it. Have a look and see for yourself

Thanks for being there for me











Secret Garden Crafts products used:










Other Products Used:

Paper: Prima Salvage District, card stock in white, Ripe Avocado

Accessories: Tulle lace trim, Venise applique, lace trim, pink seam binding, leaf die, Ornate Oval die, With Much Thanks stamp set, Shimmer Mist in Cotton Candy and Black Cherry, dimensional tape

This is my project for today's inspiration post. I hope you like what you see and that I was able to inspire you.

Archana has a special going on right now. 






She has super fast shipping and I promise that you will love the flowers. They are such great quality!

I forgot to post my DT package, so here is a picture of what I have received this month









Please head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog to see what the rest of the team has come up with.

This is it for me. Thanks so much for visiting!

Have a wonderful and blessed day!

Hugs,