Sunday, 18 October 2015

For the Gardener in Your Life

Morning everone and my project today is the result of just having a play-and the project is for the reminder at Our Crafty Corner where the challenge is Use Stencils.I made a book card all the cardstock is from Papermill Direct,first of all I cut strips from brown cardstock then painted with white acrylic and TH crackle paint but obviously didn't put it on thick enough!I then daubed distress inks and sprayed with Bronze mica spray and splattered with watered down white acrylic.I tied the strips together with hessian twine to look like a rundown fence,added corrugated cardboard and piece of hessian.die-cut handmade flowers,Sweet Pea flourish a Tattered lace mag freebie,and I cut the ends off coffee stirrers to make garden labels,for the inside I used craft mag freebies and more corrugated cardboard swiped with gesso,and the inside box holds packets of seeds for the gardener.I used silicone glue between the layers for depth.
challenges-
fan-tastic Tuesday-ATG/Autumn colours
creative inspirations-CAS or fussy and fancy
paper shelter-for the man in your life
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
a bit more time to craft-ATG
QKR Stampede-make your own background
crafty catz-ATG
polka doodle-use a die-cut
creative corner-3 embellishments-------TOP 5
Suzy bee-ATG/Autumn colours?
country view-add some texture
a crafty mess-ATG
creatalicious-male themed cards
not just cards-ATG
the crafty addicts-ATG/Autumn colours
pile it on-fabric/lace or ribbon-(hession?)
love to create-ATG mixed media/creative
inky impressions-make it krafty
Archi-scraps-crackle or mosiac
clear it out-link up fave card---WINNER
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

37 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Carol you certainly put a lot of work into it. Thank you for your comment on my blog.
    Rose x

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  2. How brilliant. Love the textures and layers :-)

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  3. Wow!! Carol, this project is such a clever design idea!! I love it and it would be just perfect for my hubby...the die hard gardener!! LOL!! :) Thanks for sharing this fun idea!!

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  4. Oh woow Carol this book card is stunning..my hubby love too in the garden..its perfect for him :) love all element on your project..adorable job my friend..
    Hugs
    Monika

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  5. great make carol - so much to look at! Hugs rachel x

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  6. Wow! Such a fabulous project, Carol! I love all the textures, and pretty elements! The sentiment really grabs me, too! hugs, de

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  7. Fantastic card! I love all the amazing details!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  8. What a gorgeous make Carol! Love all the layers, colors, EVERYTHING! Thank you for the inspiration :)
    Hugs :)

    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  9. Such a lovely make Carol, very useful card and gift.
    Lorraine

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  10. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  11. Fabulous card! Love all the textures! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede!

    Brenda DT

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  12. Lovely card. Thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations.
    CraftyNatalie {DT}

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  13. Beautiful card Carol thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination
    Dianne x
    IDCB DT

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  14. A fabulous card Carol, great texture and design.
    Pauline
    x

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  15. I am the gardener in my life
    I love what you have done ,,,,,,,Lis

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  16. Love the neutral colors and rich textured detailing, it's a beauty!

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  17. LOvely card! Thanks for joining Creative Corner Challenge!

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  18. Enter this on http://archiscraps.blogspot.com where the challenge is mosaics or crackle. It qualifies!

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  19. Wow, that's stunning Carol XOX Lucy

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  20. This is a great creation and it would be perfect for a Gardener, I should know as I am one lol Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations xxx

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  21. Your card is great !
    Thank you for joining us at The crafty addicts !
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.

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  22. Your card is great !
    Thank you for joining us at crafty mess !
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.

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  23. Hi carol...What a brilliant made....Love the great colours and details...Joolsx

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  24. Cute card. Great texture and dimension. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz.

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  25. Such a cool project - just love this cover!

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  26. What a fabulous design! Thanks for joining with us at QKR Stampede. Pirjo DT

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  27. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing with Archiscraps.

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  28. Great project. Thank you for joining our challenge! //Cat - Creative Corner Admin

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  29. This is so pretty with all the different textures! It is perfect for our die cut challenge at Polkadoodles Challenge Blog! Julie, DT

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  30. Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining CreativeCorner challenges. Veerle DT

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  31. Love the layers you added to your design and I love,your flower. Thanks so much for joining in the We Love to Create Challenge. Tracy x

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  32. Fabulous entry. Thanks for joining us at Archiscraps.

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  33. I love your garden project. Lots if lovely texture. Thanks for entering the use a die challenge at Polkadoodles challenge blog, Jackie DT x

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  34. A great card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "guys - male themed cards” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Come and Get It)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT Tuesday Throwdown)

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