Easter Garden

Hello everyone! Jodi here today. We’ve had a streak of record breaking temps with beautiful sunshine which has given me a bad case of spring fever. Since it is way to early to start digging in the garden, I thought I would create one for you using my dies!

A strip of patter paper layered atop the new Bunny and Chick border was place down the center. I cut two diecuts from the Mega Tea Party Doily. Using only about 2/3 of each die, I placed one on each side of my center strip. The English Tea Party Doily is layered in the center of the Mega Doily…a little extra lace and frilliness for her first Easter!

Of course we need to have a Picket Fence around the garden! I lightly inked some of the edges of the fence posts with Ranger Distress ink Pumice Stone and then applied a generous coat of Ranger Rock Candy distress paint in areas to give the fence an aged look.


I “hid” a few eggs and a bunny that were created using the new Nesting Eggs, one egg being decorated with Lace Egg Four. The larger white flower was created using four layers of the Sweet Williams die, two layers each size. The center being the Darling Daisies. A pink Medium Rose is to the left and Frangipani to the right, again using the Darling Daisies as the flower center. A yellow Miniature Rose is nestled in among the eggs, while a Mini Butterfly rests gently amidst the branches of the Fanciful Flourish.


The larger yellow flower was created using three layers of the Stacker Flower #3 die, with the Darling Daisies cut in yellow as the flower center. The flowers around consist of white and pink Large Roses, a white Medium Rose, and Darling Daisies two of which were created with two layers of each size to create a fuller flower. A pink Miniature Rose rests near the top of the photos while a Small #2 Butterfly flutters gently above the garden.
Can you believe about half of the leaves and the flourishes were cut from white cardstock and colored with a combination of Ranger Distress inks? The inks really bring out the detail of the dimensional dies! The foliage for the garden consists of Fanciful Flourish, Stacker Flower #1 Leaf, Olive Branches, Small Leaves #2.
I hope you enjoyed our stroll through the garden and are ready to test your green thumb!
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14 comments:

  1. Jodi this is stunning, you always have me 'drooling' over your gorgeous layouts ... all those dies look perfect together.

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  2. Wow this is fabulous and she's a doll!!

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  3. Stunning! It gave my heart a little jump. What you have done with paper is beyond words. Your talent is amazing.(I could go on and on, but I have other blogs to visit).

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  4. absolutely so cute
    i love your create
    kiss
    hanane

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  5. Another gorgeous layout!! Love your Easter Garden; beautiful flowers. The eggs look as if they are ready for an Egg Hunt!! Very pretty!

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  6. This is just stunning! I love all the flowers and beautiful layers tucked in her and there.
    What an adorable picture

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  7. This is just amazing Jodi! Now question that you created the most amazing garden feel for that precious photo. tFS!!!

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  8. Fabulous layout and such a little cutie baby.
    Teresa xx

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  9. Oh WOW Jodi, what a gorgeous layout with all those dies, a lot of work, but wow,definitely worth it.
    hugs
    Donna xx

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  10. OMG! This is absolutely delightful, delicious and over the top fabulous! Wow, Jodi, you really knocked my socks off with this adorable, beautiful....I am out of words! Darling baby too!

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  11. Ok,I had to come back and savor this beautiful layout one more time. I am in love with you right now! What a lot of work you put into it. This is a real labor of love. Everything about it is just wonderful!

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  12. What a stunning layout, i love everything you have done on this one its stunning.

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  13. Jodi your layouts are absolutely GORGEOUS! And this one in particular just has so much work in it and so much tenderness!
    Absolutely amazing!
    Love from France, Kianel.

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  14. Look at all the details hours of work What a masterpiece I love all the details to your layouts...
    This is just fabulous

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