Sunday, March 18, 2012

Guest Designer - Apple Tree Lane Designs

Hi girls,

I was asked by the lovely and talented Monica Brady who owns Apple Tree Lane Designs to Guest Design using her gorgeous handmade flowers.

Lovely, Beautiful, Darling

I decided to use Monica's gorgeous pink taffy showstopper flower with one of her mint fabric roses to make a soft and pretty flower cluster.  I also used some of the light pink twisted raffia tied in a bow and loosely draped to frame the cluster.  I kept it fairly simple as I wanted the flowers to be the main focus and to help draw the eye to my photo.

List of Materials:  MME Follow Your Dreams, Basic Grey Ambrosia pp's, MME frame, Apple Tree Lane pink taffy Showstopper, mint Fabric Rose & light pink Twisted Raffia, Prima flowers, D-Lish cherry blossoms and pearl pin, my2angels leaves, Crafters Workshop chicken wire stencil, Cherry Blossom Glimmermist, Martha Stewart butterfly punches, Kaisercraft pearls, Craft Queen pearl flower trim, Versamagic Aquatic Splash chalk ink, button


Perfect Just The Way You Are

On my 2nd LO I have used another of Monica's Showstopper flowers - Latte Chiffon Blossom and teamed it with an peach Fabric Rose.  I went with another cluster to accent my fussy cut elements and layered papers.  These flowers would go beautifully with all the fabulous new neutral toned ranges of papers like Prima Almanac, Nature Garden and Printery, Simple Stories Documented and Bo Bunny Etc.

List of Materials:  Simple Stories Documented, Prima Almanac, Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden, Basic Grey Little Black Dress pp's,  Apple Tree Lane Latte Chiffon Blossom  Showstopper, peach Fabric Rose, D-Lish cherry blossoms & leaves, MME layered sticker, Bo Bunny diecut journal, Prima Almanac journaling notecard, Coffee Shop Glimmermist, paper doily 

The stunning crystal bling centres are what make Monica's showstopper flowers exactly as described... a Showstopper!!!  They really make the most beautiful accents to a feminine page, so if flowers are your must have item, I would definitely put the next sale date on your calendar!!  Pop on over to Monica's blog and check out some sneak peaks for the upcoming sale.

Wednesday 21st - Friday 23rd of March 2012
starting at 7:30pm AEST and ending at 8:00pm AEST.
all flowers will be made to order


Thanks so much for stopping by :))





26 comments:

  1. wow i agree those flowers are showstopper, gorgeous flowers, just the perfect addition to your pages :)

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  2. Hi Cathy, adore your layout, it is really beautiful ....

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  3. WOWZERS! Cathy both these Layouts are Utterly DELIGHTFUL.....
    I just Love what you have done with Monica's Showstoppers!!!!
    Congrats on the GDT-Spot!!!!

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  4. Aren't they gorgeous flowers!!! I absolutely adore what you've done with them...you've 'showcased' them beautifully! Stunning layouts! :)

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  5. Not only the flowers are total showstoppers, so are both your beautiful pages!! congrats on the GD gig Cathy! xoxox

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  6. oh Cathy!! These are all gorgeous!! Your daughter is so beautiful :) Flowers are so pretty too! Have a great weekend xoxo

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  7. WOW Cathy, both of these layouts are stunning :) and what gorgeous flowers!

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  8. how do you do it Cathy ?? such awesome art and always so detailed and perfect ... love these so much.. hugz x

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  9. Cathy, these are utterly delightful. I love those Mind Eyes details, and your layering is so very rich and full of lovely details.

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  10. Beautiful, beautiful lo's. Love how you've used the flowers! Fab!

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  11. Congrats, Cathy! These layouts are Showstoppers too! You've really done such a fabulous job showcasing these goodies!!! Wowsers!!!

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  12. OH these are stunning.. really really gorgeous.. feminine, beautiful.. special.. love these!

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  13. Absolutely beautiful work Cathy. Both layouts are stunners!!! Your photos are really gorgeous too. :-)

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  14. lovely layouts, love flouers!

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  15. Cathy..

    Beautiful work! Congrats on the GDT. You did a phenomenal work with those lovely flowers!

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  16. The layouts are just gorgeous and the flowers are beautiful, loving the colours you have used.

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  17. These are both so lovely Cathy! You do stunning floral layouts!! Monica is making some gorgeous flowers...

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  18. Gorgeous, gorgeous, pages Cathy and I do love those flowers . You have show-cased them brilliantly. xx

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  19. Such stunning layouts Cathy.
    Lucky you getting to play with those flowers they're
    beautiful, will definitely check out the sneaks!

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  20. Amazing work Cathy!!!Beautiful flowers!!! I love your designs! And your DD is like a model!!!
    xoxo

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  21. Beautiful Cathy.......love all those gorgeous flowers:)

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  22. You make wonderful LO:s so inspiring, I really love your work!

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  23. Your daughter looks so much like you Cathy. Gorgeous layout!

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  24. Congrats on the GDT, Cathy!!! These pages are So Beautiful!!!!
    very delicate and feminine...love it!!!
    Take care! :)

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  25. Beautiful pages Cathy, congrats.

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