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Heartfelt Creations Flower Garden


Hi Everyone

Well it has been a while since my last blog, and in between my little projects of family birthday and anniversary cards, I have been making this flower garden and birdcage display.

heartfelt creations Botanical Wings (2)

I have used all Heartfelt Creations flowers as these are my all time favourites, and I have tried to make them look as real as I possibly could, some I have stamped and others not. I have also used Heartfelt open leaf and Memory box fern.

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For my cage

I started off with just white card, and cut out my birdcage in two parts, and used some wooden BBQ sticks to add strength, the base is made from MDF and I added some beads for the feet.

For the top I used an old curtain ring and a wooden door knob which I cut down.

I then aged it all using some of Andy Skinners techniques as I wanted to achieve a Medieval type look for it.

Heartfelt creations garden close up

Flowers and leaves

I used plain white card for all of the flowers and leaves, and coloured them with distress inks, pro markers and Dylusions sprays.

I then shaped them and added some wire to create stems, on some of the flower centres I added flower soft and also created some small buds using the flowers from the leafy branch set.

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I have used here, Blazing Poppy, Delicate Aster and Arianna Blooms

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These blue flowers are Sun-kissed fleur, delicate aster and cascading fuchsia

heartfelt creations blazing poppy

                Inside, Red Blazing Poppy, shaped a little differently

heartfelt creations Delightful Daisy

Botanical Wings

heartfelt creations Delightful Daisy 1

This is the view from the top showing the Delightful Daisy and open leaf,

The Majestic Bloom is also inside the cage but is a little hidden.

I have thoroughly enjoyed making all of these flowers, it has been challenging and time-consuming, but worth it in the end

I hope you will agree

Thanks for visiting today


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