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,




Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Inspire....Secret Garden Crafts Style!


Hello and happy Wednesday friends! Today I am coming to you with a sweet project that I have created for Secret Garden Crafts! I have created an altered embroidery hoop and started out with a wooden embroidery hoop that I picked up at the thrift store some time ago. I gesso'ed  it up and added my new favorite paper to it "Prima Zella Teal", love this paper. Added some pretty trim around it and started adding lots of flowers. Have a look and see for yourself

Inspire





Secret Garden Crafts items used:

Open Roses - mint

Lily Flowers - mixed blue

Large Gardenias - white

Wild Roses - mint

Prima Flower Bundle - white


Other Items Used:


Paper: Prima Zella Teal ( I purchased this from Craftycity.com), Soft Stone card stock

Flowers: Prima Zella Teal Butterfly Kisses flowers (purchased at Craftycity.com)

Accessories:

Leaf die, Trim white, Gesso, wooden embroidery hoop 7", resin angel, berry fillers, white and white and glitter embossing powder, wooden word "Inspire", 

What do you think? I truly hope that you got inspired to use your Secret Garden Crafts flowers in a creative way today. I would love to see what you create! You know you can add your creations to the Secret Garden Crafts Facebook page for us to see and admire.

To see what the rest of the Design Team has come up with,please head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog and help ups welcome our newest Designer Karen Letchworth!

Well, this is it for me for today.

Thanks so very much for stopping by, it means a lot to me!

Hugs,


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Anything Goes...Secret Garden Crafts style


Happy hump day stamping friends! Today I am coming to you with a sweet card I've made using some gorgeous flowers from Secret Garden Crafts in combination with some beautiful paper I purchased from Craftycity. I tell you Archana has some of the most amazing flowers and unique papers ever. Have a look at what I have come up with. This is a card that does not have a sentiment, this way I can use it for any occasion.








Secret Garden Crafts Flowers Used:

Cherry Blossoms -  ivory

Miniature Sweetheart Blossoms - ivory

Open Roses - ivory

Lilies - mixed blue

Large Gardenia - white

Cosmo Daisy - blue

Spiral Stamens - blue


Other Products Used:

Paper: Soft Stone, Sky Blue, DP Stamperia New England

Accessories: Label die, Oval die, ivory tulle trim, blue pompom trim, ivory lace, ivory flat back pearl trim, denim colors chalk ink (inked one of the roses and some of the lilies) 

This is my card for today, I hope I was able to inspire you all. To see what the rest of the Design Team has come up with, please head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

Remember, if you so choose to purchase any of the above used flowers you can take advantage of




Before I sign off for today, I have to announce the winner of my giveaway from last week. Since only three people have commented, I have decided that I will send a little something to all three of these ladies. With that said, I need Patty O'Malley, Connie Griffin (Conniecrafter) and Tina Goodwin to please e-mail me your address at sjbutterflydreams@gmail.com so I can get your winnings out to you.

Thanks so much for stopping by and I will see you all next week!


Hugs,


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Thinking Of You.......with Secret Garden Crafts


Hello friends! I am coming to you with a card I have made for Secret Garden Crafts. This weeks challenge for us was to make a card, using a tag or two, a frame and lots of flowers and this is what I have come up with

Thinking Of You







Secret Garden Craft s Flowers Used:








Other Products Used:

Paper: 

Blush, Cream, Designer Paper Tales of You and Me

Accessories: 

Prima Doily die, Stitched Circles, Resin Frame, Twine


This is my inspiration card for this week. I hope you like it and will get your flowers out and create something beautiful.

Archana is offering "Free Shipping" all month long for order $20 and above




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

Before I sign off for today I have a little announcement to make. I have a small  secret giveaway for you today. This is for all of my subscribers and all you have to do is leave me a comment below and tell me what your favorite flowers are in the Secret Garden Crafts store . Pretty simple, right? I will pick a winner on Tuesday, 10. October 2017 and will announce the winner right here on next Wednesday, when I will be back with another inspiration post. 

Well, this is it for me.  Thanks so much for stopping by, it means a lot to me!

Hugs,