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,





Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Anything goes over at Secret Garden Crafts


Happy Wednesday friends! Today I am coming to you with a Secret Garden Crafts inspiration post. The Secret Garden Crafts DT usually has a theme on what to create but this time around it is an "Anything Goes" kind of day. For my project I have chosen to create a tag using lots of flowers and this is what I have come up with





Secret Garden Crafts used:

Bourbon Roses - ivory

Trellis Roses  - Earth tones

Hip Rosebuds  -white/ivory

Mulberry Paper leaves 

Other Products Used:

Paper: Ripe Avocado, DP Butterfly Garden, free image 

Accessories: Fancy Foliage die, wood cut butterfly, chipboard flourish frame, ivory lace, ivory tulle box trim, ivory dangle Venice lace, ivory flat back pearl trim

This is my project for today's post. I hope you like it and that got inspired to use flower in your crafts.

To see what the rest of the team has come up with, please visit the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

Remember that you can get 10% off of your entire purchase with this coupon code SEPT10, which is valid until 30.September 2017.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Wishing you a happy and super creative day!

Hugs,


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Lace and flowers.......perfect match!

Happy Wednesday friends! Today I am coming to you with a sweet little card I have created for Secret Garden Crafts. This time around the Design team has created a square card using at least one lace and lots of flowers. If you know me, you know that I love flowers and I love lace, so this one was a real easy one for me,lol! 

Hello





Products used:

Paper: White, pink pirouette, pink, ripe avocado, DP Lemoncraft Bella Rose

Accessories: lace, tulle trim, "hello" word die, Fancy Foliage die, berry fillers



Secret Garden Crafts flowers used:

Bourbon Roses  - magenta

Peonies pink

Sweetheart Roses - pink

Sweetheart Blossoms   -pink and white pack

Cosmo Daisies - pink and white pack

Tea Roses - pink

Leaves

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

Thanks so much for stopping by today and have a happy crafty day!

Hugs,


Friday, September 15, 2017

Coffee Lovers Fall Blog Hop


Hello and happy Friday friends!Today I am coming to you with a special post. Secret Garden Crafts is a Super Sponsor over at the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog for their Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.




 The Design team joined in and made a card using Fall colors and a coffee theme. Here is what I have come up with





Secret Garden Crafts Flowers Used:




Other Products Used:

Paper: Ivory, Coffee, Chocolate, Ripe Avocado, DP Prima Coffee Break, cork specialty paper

Accessories: Stitched Oval, Coffee Cup, Fancy Foliage dies, tulle ruffle trim, lace, ivory flat back
                     pearl trim, flat back pearls, linen ribbon,
Ink:  Memento Rich Cocoa

Stamp: I Love Coffee

As mentioned Secret Garden Crafts is a Super Sponsor and is giving away a $15 gift certificate over at the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop to see what you need to do to qualify for that prize check HERE

Since we love our subscribers you can also win a sweet prize over at the Secret Garden Crafts Blog



 and all you have to do is be a subscriber to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog and each of the Designers and leave a comment on the SGC Blog and on each of the Designers Blogs. The winner for this prize will be picked via Random(dot)org and announced on Wednesday over at the Secret Garden Craft  Blog.

Please head on over to see what


have come up with.

Thanks so much for visiting with me today!

Have a happy and safe weekend!

Hugs,




Wednesday, September 13, 2017

It's all about the doilies with Secret Garden Crafts

Happy Wednesday friends! Today I am coming to you with a sweet little tag that I have created for this weeks Secret Garden Crafts inspiration post. The team was challenged  to create a card or tag using a doily and lots of flowers and here is what I came up with

Hello My Friend









Secret Garden Crafts flowers used:



Cherry Blossoms  - ivory  (colored mint green with a Copic marker)




Other Products Used:

Designer Paper Prima Salvage District, Doily die cut, Stamp "Hello my Friend", butterfly, cheesecloth, pen nip in gold tone, micro beads, seed beads in gold, color sprays in Siesta Key and Money Bags, berry picks, seam binding hand dyed, lace

This is my tag for today. I hope I was able to inspire you using flowers on your creations. Make sure you check out what the rest of the team has created by heading over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog. If you decide to purchase any of the flowers used you  can use the coupon code SEPT10 to receive 10% off of your total purchase. 

Thanks so very much for stopping by and I will see next time!

Hugs,



Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Let's create a mixed media card with Secret Garden Crafts

Happy Wednesday friends!  Today I am coming to you with a card that is a little different for me. The team over at Secret Garden Crafts was challenged to create a mixed media card using a stencil, texture paste, color/shimmer sprays and lots of flowers. Here is what I have come up with


Hugs















Secret Garden Crafts flowers used:

Tea Roses mixed pink

Bourbon Roses  magenta

Hip Rose Buds baby  pink 

Sweetheart Roses  pink, light pink

Leaves two-toned  ivory/green


Other Products Used:


Paper: White, pink, DP Lemon Craft Heart Painted

Accessories: stencil, texture paste, colored shimmer sprays in Cotton Candy Pink, Gold, Moss, glass glitter in Sterling, micro beads in silver, wood word "hugs", silver embossing powder, chunky white embossing powder, rhinestones, cheesecloth, berry picks, white Gesso 

What do you think? I hope that you like today's project. To see what the rest of the team has come up with, please head on over to the Secret Garden Crafts Blog.

If you decide to purchase any of the flowers I've used, you can use the coupon code SEPT10 to save 10% off of your entire purchase.

Thanks so much for stopping by, it means the world to me!



Hugs,