Thursday, 28 February 2013

Some Layouts to Share
By Linda Thompson

Hello Green Tara Fans Linda here with a couple more layouts to share with you this month.

"Sweet Treasure"

I was inspired to create this layout by a couple of our other wonderful DT members, I love the result with lots of Green Tara goodies and some very messy hands. 

Lots of Green Tara Lace, Cobweb Mesh and ribbon was modged and texture pasted into the background, then gesso added to the edges & homemade paint spray to add a little colour back. 
Topped of with roses and buds.

More lace tucked in behind the flowers

Green Tara  ... Lilly, Roses & Rose Buds.

Lots more Green Tara flowers, each has had the edges dabbed with gesso.

Jute Ribbon bow in white with touches of black and blue ink.

Green Tara Products Used

Jute ribbon white - CODE: RB407Wh
Lace 1cm - CODE: L3077OW
Lace - 
Flower Garland - CODE: RB797BL
Cobweb ribbon green - CODE: RB6772Ol
Roses - CODE: FDR003Gr & CODE: FDR003B
Rose buds - CODE: FDV025Tu & CODE: FDV025Wh & CODE: FDV025BL
Lilies - CODE: FDV051Wh10
Satin Rosette - CODE: XF9330YO
Lolipop - CODE: XF9322BL
Wild Rose - CODE: XF9318Mo
Primula 4.5cm Pale Green - CODE: XF9325PG


"Our Love"

I found this photo of my brother and his wife in my stash and I haven't seen my brother for 8yrs as he is in the Army and travels a lot but hes moving back home for 2yrs soon. I'm so excited to be able to see him again.

 A beautiful cluster or Green Tara flowers both fabric and paper includes Apple Blossom, Rosette, Lily & Heirloom flower in teal.

 More beautiful flowers from Green Tara including Lily, Apple Blossom and a olive Rosette.

Heart spray has been embossed and a little bird in white left  with its wings puffed up.

The chipboard words have been coated in glitter.

Green Tara products used

Apple blossom ivory - CODE: FDV044Iv
2cm rose white - CODE: FDR006Wh
Cherry blossom white - CODE: FLC22Wh
Gardenia Cherry - CODE: FDV054Ch
Silk Flowers with Swarovski Crystal Centres. 2cm Burgundy. - CODE: SDBurgS
3cm Calla Lillies Ivory with Brown Stamen - CODE: FDV051Iv/B10
Heirloom 6.5cm Silk and Organza Flowers Teal - CODE: XF9213Te
Satin Rosette 5cm Satin and Pearl Flowers Olive - CODE: XF9330Ol
Satin Rosette 5cm Satin and Pearl Flowers Yellow Ochre - CODE: XF9330YO


"Sculptures by the Sea"

Created for Archi-scraps Challenge #8

Cute little bling butterfly and beautiful flowers from Green Tara.

Memory Maze Flower swirl with Green Tara flower spray twisted around it.

More Green Tara flowers.

Green Tara Products Used

Apple blossom - CODE: FDV044Iv & CODE: FDV044B2
Cherry blossom - CODE: FLC22C & CODE: FLC22B
Flower Spray - CODE: PFSTBL100
Lily - CODE: FDV051Iv/B10
Rain forest Butterfly - CODE: XP0746B
Tutu Flower 5cm - CODE: XF9227Sa
Lace Pearl flower - CODE: XF9332BL
Heirloom flowers 6.5 - CODE: XF9213GB
Heirloom 4cm - CODE: XF9317Iv
Tutu Flower 8cm black - CODE: XF9212BL

Thanks for stopping by


Monday, 25 February 2013

Some Sweet Girls
by Jan Rankine

Sweet Child of Mine

Hi everyone, Jan here again - thanks for stopping by.

On this page I have used a Sakura flower in lime, along with the
very elegant Black Satin Rosette.  I also popped a lime green
petal underneath the beautiful 4cm Heirloom.

I just love the delicate little Primula, which I've used here
along with some Roses.  The  Flower Leaf Spray is
easy to separate and that's what I've done here to
add to my cluster.  The self-adhesive  Flower Garland
Ribbon adds just the right touch for emphasis.

My Sweet Girl

On this page I've used similar flowers in different colours.

The  Satin Rosette flower is Burnt Orange.  All Green Tara
flowers come in a variety of colours.  The Latte 5cm Heirloom 
flower goes perfectly with the others. Jute Ribbon, which I've
used for the bow, is so versatile it can be used on any layout.

I've combined three Rust Petals and another little Heirloom to
make one flower here along with a lime Sakura.  I painted a
little copper paint onto some yellow Roses. Velvet Leaves are
so very beautiful and I add them to nearly all my layouts.
 Self Adhesive Leaf Garland is added for an extra trim.
I used Paper String to create the frames around the photos

Angel Wings

This is a layout I created a while back for Once Upon a Sketch using
 lots of Green Tara goodies.

 The beautiful Wild Rose 6cm Silk and Organza Flower is a feature
on this layout, complimented by an Heirloom and Primula flowers.

Roses, Silver Trim and of course Velvet Leaves and
 Green Tara Lace.

Products Used

Sweet Child of Mine

 2cm Rose White
  1.5cm Roses Lime Green
 5cm Petals, Batik Green

My Sweet Girl

 5cm Petals, Rust
 1.5cm Roses Bright Yellow
  Velvet Leaves 3cm Green
 9mm Natural Jute Ribbon
CODE: RB17Nat9

Jan Rankine

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Friday, 22 February 2013

Pretty in Pink - 3 Pink Themed Projects
By Mistra Hoolahan

True Friendship

Hi everyone!  Today I have 3 project to share that use the same flowers, trims and papers, I loved the colours so much when I created the layout that I kept going until I had used every bit of them!

I have used one of  my favourite Lace Trims as an accent under a punched border strip...

All the pink blooms I could gather!  I have used Primula's, Heirloom
 Flowers and Silk with Swarovski Flowers.

I've also trimmed some of the Silver Diamante Trim into single elements to use as blingy accents, and tied some of the gorgeous Polka Dot Organza into a bow to pop in among my flower bouquet.


Family First Bird House

I had a wonderful collection of Pink flowers left on my desk, so thought I'd
 create a cute little OTP Bird House with them.

This time I have used one of the PinCushion Flowers as well and popped a Primula in the centre.  I carefully removed the beaded centre so the Primula would sit flat.  The cute centre will create a nice embie on it's own so I've put that away for later.

I trimmed some of the Lace to create a little 'eave' border on the house.
This lace is really versatile and if trimmed can hold it's shape.

Finally I finished the Bird House off with another Polka Dot Organza bow.  This organza is so soft and delicate, it adds that sweet gentleness to girly work!


Take Delight - Card

I created this little card while I was on a roll... using the last of the Lace Trim I had, some sweet soft pink Pearl Trim and more Silk Flowers with Swarovski Crystals.

The Swarovski Crystals really add that perfect sparkle to a project.

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Green Tara Products used:

4cm Heirloom Flowers - Pale Pink XF9317PP
6.5cm Heirloom Flowers - Pale Pink XF9213PP
6cm Pincushion Flower - Pale Pink XF9320PP
4.5cm Primula - Pale Pink XF9325PP
2cm Silk Flowers with Swarovski Crystals - Pale Pink SDPPS60
3cm Silk Flowers with Swarovski Crystals - Pale Pink SDPPL60
3cm Silk Flowers with Swarovski Crystals SDDPL60

3cm White Lace L2853W
38mm Polka Dot Organza - Pale Pink RBB221PP
3mm Pearl Trim - Pale Pink RBKPPP
10mm Silver Diamante Trim - Round RBY28
10mm Silver Diamante Trim - Wave RBY25

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Layouts and tags by Marie-Josée Hamel

Hello, Green Tara fans! I hope you are doing good and that you had a nice Valentine's Day. Today, I have three projects to share with you: two layouts and one set of tags.


For this layout, I went for a really clean and simple look to ensure that the focus will remain on the picture. I cut a huge heart out of a patterned paper and misted it to give it a more solid color.

 Then, I created two tiny clusters of miniature Green Tara flowers to frame my picture. I love the Mini Roses and the Mini Rosebuds: they are my favorites! I also used another favorite of mine, the Skeleton Leaves, in Natural. They are perfect on every layout.

Green Tara products used:

Mixed media tags

 Since January, I have created many set of tags, and managed to include a few on my layouts. Here's the latest set I created for the Green Tara blog. 

To create the set, I used big blooms, namely Wild Rose and Pincushion flowers.

I put a bow under each flower. The orange bow is a satin ribbon, and the other two are jute ribbons.

I also added my beloved skeleton leaves to the orange tag, paper leaves on the yellow one, and velvet leaves on the green one.

Green Tara products used:

"You and Me "

 I created this layout for this month's sketch on the Once Upon a Sketch blog:

 I really enjoyed creating this huge flower cluster. I particularly like to combine bigger flowers, like the Heirloom flowers, with tiny ones, like the roses and the mini rosebuds.

 I also used various types of leaves, such as skeleton leaves, maple leaves and regular paper leaves.

Green Tara products used:

Have a great week folks!