Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Into the Garden, A Blog Hop for Couture Creations and Imaginarium Designs



Welcome to Day 4 of the


Can you believe it's Day 4 of the Couture Creations & Imaginarium Designs Blog Hop already? I hope you have been hopping along and leaving comments to stand a chance to win some awesome prices...

We’re so excited to team up with Imaginarium Designs sharing inspiring projects created with both our products with you this week. What could be more perfect than our Embossing Folders and Dies and Imaginarium Designs gorgeous Chipboard designs.
Each day this week we will feature our Design Team projects and over on the Imaginarium Designs Blog they will also feature their Design Team projects all created using Couture Creations and Imaginarium Designs products. So loads of inspiring projects for you to help get your creative juices flowing.
We will link to the tutorials on each Design Team members blogs, please show all our designers some love and leave a comment on their blog.

We’ll be giving away Two $100 prize packages filled with Couture Creations & Imaginarium Designs goodness at the end of the week, so be sure to play along and check back on both Imaginarium Designs and Couture Creations blogs Monday 4th August 2014 to see if you’re one of the lucky winners!

Here are the different ways you can play along with us –

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Hop over to the Imaginarium Designs Blog and see what their Design Team has created using their Chipboard and our Couture Creations products! They also have a giveaway, so what are you waiting for – hop over! oh and don't forget to follow our Design Team Blogs

Don't forget to visit all of today's Designers,click on their names for a link to their personal blogs for their tutorials.

For Couture Creations I am joined by fellow Team mate,
Lauren Tomecek: Let's Get Messy

And the following Imaginarium Design designers are joining in today...

Natalie May: we call her happydaks

Amy Voorthuis: Amy's Pretty Papers

Chito Nakamae: Precious Time

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Unfortunately this is not my own garden...If it were, I would never come inside at all!!! I would spend my day on that little bench and just drink in the tranquillity and peace emanated in this photo.

Hello blog friends, I am sharing another page created using beautiful Dies from Couture Creation with you. I have used the 'Gate to Eden' and 'Roman Set' both from the Metricon Intricutz Die Collection.



I cut the gate twice using a black cardstock, I halved the first one to use on the sides of my photo and used the top of the second die-cut as a header for my gate. I bent the two side parts and filled them with flowers.



On my background I did some stamping and stencil work.



I achieved this beautiful rustic effect by partially embossing the gate with embossing enamel...in real life it blends in beautifully with the garden scene of the photo...



The smaller Fleur-de-lise from the Roman Set was also embossed and places on top of the gate to form an accent point.





The flourishes and girl silhouette are chipboard pieces from Imaginarium Designs...we as Design Team were graciously gifted with chipboard pieces to use in conjunction with Couture Creation Dies...Thank you therefore Jane.... I have painted them with a light, sand coloured paint and dabbed some Antique Silver and Green Glitter Paint on.









My flowers are from Petaloo...I have had this flower in my stash for ages...can not remember who's it is...




Thank you for visiting me and my garden of Tranquillity....

In the garden I tend to drop my thoughts here and there. 
To the flowers I whisper the secrets I keep and the hopes I breathe. 
I know they are there to eavesdrop for the angels. 
~Dodinsky~

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  Products used.

CO 723748 Gate to Eden
CO 723741 Roman Set


For Imaginarium:

      IDDD 0003 Denise's Flourish Small
IDS 0023 Girl Silhouette Board
           IDFL 0011 Long Swirly Flourish Small





13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Patricia love the effect on the gate

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  2. Patricia this page is gorgeous ..fabulous technique on the gate

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  3. Patricia this is stunning ..i love it so much

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  4. Always stunningly beautiful creations from you Patricia! Love how you've made the gate look so authentic! Just beautiful!♥

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  5. Wow! this is a simply stunning creation!

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  6. What a beautiful creation!
    Lovely colors and great
    details.
    Carla from Utah

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  7. STUNNING layout Patricia!!!
    LOVE the photo and how your GORGEOUS gates invite us to come and explore!!! The colours and textures are DELIGHTFUL - LOVE IT ALL!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  8. following all dts as l go as the work given for this hop are all amazing and this one l am loving the chipies used , so effective well done you xx

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  9. This is absolutely gorgeous.. love the aged look on the gates and the chippies are lovely too..

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  10. fabulous work Patricia, looks amazing :)

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  11. A feast for the eyes. Beautiful techniques...the gates invites you right into this beautiful garden.

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  12. GORGEOUS layout. Love the gates with the photo behind and yes you do want to go through. Love this so much.

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