A happy hello to all of my crafty friends! Welcome to the BRAND NEW Craft Hoarders Anonymous Monthly Blog Hop, hosted by one of my favorite ladies in the paper crafting universe, Gloria Stengel! You should have arrived here from Bonnie's blog. After your visit here you'll hop on over to Wendi's blog. If you'd like to start at the beginning and work your way through the hop, just click on the above link to Gloria's blog.
I tend to purchase supplies in bulk, collecting quite a hoard over time. What better way to put my stash to work than this fun blog hop?
I fussy cut around the inside of the top sheet of design paper to create a raised frame, then distressed, stitched, and layered the papers.
My project is almost purely Prima. I have a huge box of the Tea Thyme collection that has been waiting patiently to come out and play. The beautiful papers carried me away to my 'secret garden' that has lived in my imagination since I was a little girl.
My card ended up being too chunky for an envelope, so I created a coordinating box.
If you peek into my sweet little garden you'll find a tiny bird's nest tucked away among the blooms.
Here are a couple more photos. I'll include a product list at the bottom of the post.
Thank you for stopping by! I send wishes for a beautiful day filled with happiness.
Prima Tea Thyme Paper Collection
Prima Flowers and Nest
Prima Wired Thread
Mr. Huey's Manilla
Magnolia Rose Leaf Die
Berries from Hobby Lobby
Red Lead Stamp
Gesso and Paint Brush
Ranger Water Brush,
Ranger Mini Mister
Tim Holtz Distress Tool
McGill Flower Shaping Tools
McGill Corner Punch
Sewing Machine and Thread
Tim Holtz/Tonic Studio's Detail Scissors