Thursday, July 3, 2014

What Might You Find in the Garden?

Hello Crafty Friends,

Welcome back and thank you for stopping by. I am thrilled to be able to share with you!

Today I have a couple items you might find in a garden. Hmmm? What do you think you would find? Flowers, bugs, a pond, statues, birds, a greenhouse? When I was growing up my grandfather always had a garden and grew all type of plants. He literally had a green thumb. Me...I try, but I am not always as successful as he. I like to find those plants on clearance at Lowe's and try to bring them back to life. : ) Sometimes it works and others...let's just say I tried!

My first garden item I always admire...a beautiful gazebo covered in flowers. It is a peaceful place to sit and relax while watching the birds and butterflies flutter by. 

My second garden item...a gnome. Now, I do not have any in my garden (never have either), but my grandfather had these strange looking creatures in his. I think they may have actually scared some of the critters away! Well, I thought this one was a bit cuter than the ones I grew up with.

I used the following sketch from The Sweetest Thing for this card. I always find fabulous card sketches at this site. Check it out of you haven't yet!
Other Materials:
Freshly Picked Cricut cartridge
My Mind's Eye paper scraps
white, yellow, blue, and black card stock
yellow liquid pearls
sequins (teal and white)
Whimsical Designs stamp ~ Happy Birthday
Stampendous ~ Hello
teal ink


Enjoy your summer! Grow a garden!
Stay Creative,


  1. Love the fun spring like colors on both of thee pretty projects. That gnome is super sweet

  2. Both of your cards are beautiful!! I love the colors and papers!! The gazebo is so pretty and the gnome is adorable!! Fabulous cards my friend!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  3. Love your gazebo, so bright and pretty, perfect colors for a summer garden. The gnome man me laugh. Those things are kind of freaky if you ask me.

  4. Oh I am totally in love with your little gnome! This is such a bright summery card! So cute!

  5. Beautiful cards. Love the brightness.
    Thanks for joining Challenge #122 at Love to Create.

    LTC DT

  6. Me them both...pretty bright colours!!! Thanks for linking up at PDE Linky party. Lee-Ann DT

  7. These are gorgeous! I love love love the gazebo and the gnome!!!!!

  8. Fabulous super cute cards hun really lovely and thank you so much for sharing with us at Clear it Out hugs Judith DT x

  9. Thank you for Linking Up at PDE Linky Party.
    Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
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  10. LOVE this gorgeous creation, colours are just beautiful...xx
    The Journey is the Start

  11. This is so pretty! I love the bright colours! THANKS for joining us at Love to Create Challenge this week! Good luck!!

  12. Super cute cards! Love die cut images! Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create!

    LTC DT
    Creative Fingers DT 

  13. Very sweet and summery cards! Thanks for sharing at Little Red Wagon.

  14. Love your cards Georgiana!! So bright and cheery!!
    Thanks for joining us at the PDE Linky Party. :)

  15. Beautiful cards, love the bright and cheery feeling with both! Thank you so much for joining Love to Create Challenges and sharing your creation!!
    Jackie LTC owner/designer

  16. Lovely cards! So bright and cheerful! Thank you for joining our "3 OR More DP" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner


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