Saturday, 16 February 2013

Beautifully Shabby
by Natasha Naranjo Aguirre

Hi everyone!  Natasha here with a few projects to share with you using a variety of gorgeous Green Tara flowers, lace and ribbon.

Meant to BE

The papers I used for this layout are from Donna Salazar's gorgeous collection, Natural Beauty.  I adore the colors and designs of this line!

 I love to use chipboard to add dimension.  All of the chipboard elements on this layout are manufactured by The Dusty Attic.  These bracket chippies were stamped to add a little interest.

 These gorgeous blooms are  by Green Tara.  Green Tara has the most beautiful fabric and paper flowers!  Here I've used a combination of Sakura flowers, Roses, Satin Rosettes, Organza Pearl Flowers and Wild Roses.  The jute ribbon in the background is also a Green Tara product.

Love my Zva Creative bling!  Not only are there flourishes, there is also leaf-shaped bling that is perfect to add to floral clusters!

Wild Rose 6cm Silk and Organza Flower (XF9318Wh)
Organza Pearl Flowers 3cm Ivory (XF5034Iv72)
Sakura 5cm Silk and Pearl Flowers Ivory (XF9221Iv)
Satin Rosette 5cm Satin and Pearl Flowers Sage (XF9330Sa)
Primula 4.5cm Silk and Organza Flowers White (XF9325Wh)
1 cm Roses White (FDR001Wh)
Natural Jute Ribbon 15mm (RB17Nat15) 


Tool Caddy


Here is an altered tool caddy, I had so much fun creating this!

The beautiful blooms are all  Green Tara - Primula & Sakura flowers, Organza Pearl flowers and roses.

 The background of my tool caddy was first misted with ink.  Then I stamped script images onto the caddy.  I used a stencil and applied Natural Sand medium (mixed with paint) to create the harlequin texture.

On both sides of the caddy I lined the bottom edge with corrugated card.

Organza Pearl Flowers 3cm Ivory (XF5034Iv72)
Sakura 5cm Silk and Pearl Flowers Ivory (XF9221Iv)
Primula 4.5cm Silk and Organza Flowers Black Grey (XF9325BG)
2cm Rose Mint (FDR009Mi)
1 cm Roses Ivory (FDR001Iv)


Dusty Journal

Here is a  Journal that I altered.

 This floral cluster is made up of gorgeous Green Tara Primula flowers, Asters and Cherry Blossoms.

I decorated this Moroccan border with a Diamante Trim that was cut into pieces.
To decorate the binding of the journal, I tied pieces of organza ribbon and 'Loop n Tassel' ribbon.

  The beautiful Polka Dot Organza ribbon is also a Green Tara product.

 I used a stencil to create this gorgeous texture on the cover of the journal. 

And here is the inside of the journal!  The inside covers were also painted.

Green Tara: 4cm Aster Batik Sunset (FDS026BatSS)
Green Tara: Cherry Blossoms 2 Tone Pink (FLC22PPP)
Green Tara: Primula 4.5cm Silk and Organza Flowers Pale Pink (XF9325PP)  
Green Tara: 38mm Polka Dot Organza Pink (RBB221P)
Green Tara: 12mm Round Silver Diamante Trim (RBY36)
Green Tara: 20m Loop n Tassel Berry (RB9694Ber)

Thanks for stopping by today!  Until next time!
Much love & hugs...


  1. Natasha, each of your creations is so beautifully put together...I love your clusters and the variety of GT flowers in each, just gorgeous!

  2. gorgeous Natasha, love love love the altered goodies :)

  3. Beautiful work, love all the colour compos., perfect use of green tara goodies

  4. Such beautiful projects Natasha & you have used the Green Tara flowers superbly. Very inspiring. Cheers Di

  5. Fantastic work!!! So inspirational!!! Love them all! TFS!!