Friday, November 30, 2012

Grandmothers Garden Tag - Cheery Lynn Designs

8" X 3"
 This week for Cheery Lynn Designs, I have created a Large Tea Tag, which represents my Grandmothers garden. I have wonderful memories of my Grandma, and her magical, beautiful garden - I miss her very much.
 This project has used a considerable amount of dies, so I will give a basic run-down and the rest can be found in the material's list.  The base of the tag was covered with the Chicken Wire Frame, using gold cardstock.  Sadly, gold never ever photographs well.   The larger flowers on the tag were created from the smaller of the two petals in the Cherry Blossom die. Other flowers are from the Build A Flower Embellishment #2, and the Darling Daisies.  So much foliage was used, most die-cuts were given a 'nip and a tuck' to fit, and overlapped for a more realistic appearance.
 The Victorian Picket Fence, was cut from chipboard, and inked with Tea Dye distress ink.  I neatly tucked in a fairy, as I was 100% positive there were fairies in my Grandma's garden!

The challenge this week on the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog is Non-Traditional Christmas Colours (no red or green), and for further inspiration visit the Cheery Lynn Designs Inspirational Blog.
Materials:
Cardstock
Chipboard
Tea Dye, Tim Holtz Distress Ink


22 comments:

Lizzyc said...

Oh wow Sandie, this is perfect.. It looks so much like a little garden scene... and I think there is always fairy's in a beautiful garden!!

juscrap said...

Stunning tag! hugs

Gitte said...

Wow what an beautiful Tag.

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Woah! What a stunning tag!!! Such fabulous attention to detail! :D

sandi said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! This is amazing!!!!!!!!

Marelize said...

What a truly stunning tag Sandie! You've created a masterpiece. Love it. :)

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is so beautiful, I love the design and all those gorgeous flowers - my wish list just got a lot longer!

It's nice that you have fond memories of your Grandmother's garden. I too have such memories, especially when I see Sweet Peas they remind of my Granddad who grew them. The colours and scent were gorgeous.

I hope you have a good weekend
hugs Sue

Lynn said...

What a gorgeous tag. What a beautiful reminder of your grandmother.

Astrid Maclean said...

Gosh, it really looks like a little garden, stunning tag!

Nicecrane Designs said...

Absolutely amazing Sandie......a Play of Art......

Lean de Ruiter said...

Wauw beautiful and so rich of cool details....stunning!
byebye,Lean

Christina C. said...

Such a phenomenal tag you created here, Sandie.....a beautiful garden with so many special details, even a garden fairy....OMG....EXQUISITE!
This is amazingly creative....love everything about it, Sandie!

Margyz Paper Games said...

Wow!!! Sandie, this tag is divine. What a wonderful reminder of your Grandmother and her garden. Beautiful! oxox Marg

Cindy Gay said...

Beautiful tags! Thank you for the visit.

Keren Tamir said...

This tag is stunning Sandie!!!

glorygirl said...

Wow! This is great! Love all the layers! I agree with the others who have said you captured the essence of a garden so very well!

Helen Tilbury said...

Woah Sandie what a diecut beauty!!

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful tribute to your grandmother's garden Sandie. I adore this tag and the colors you used are so pretty together. It's gorgeous!!! Have a wonderful weekend, hugs.

carlies said...

very Beautiful tag my friend

Linda R said...

WOW!! I am speechless. What a gorgeous tag.. So many wonderful layers. I just love that.

Hugs~

Denise van Deventer said...

Oh my word...how delicate and stunning!! Just gorgeous all round!

Nicole Doiron said...

This is GORGEOUS! I am totally in awe!!!