Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Canned terrace Garden!

Nature inspired projects are soo colorful especially if its a garden's a crafters delight!
Well,this project is inspired from one of the blooming spots in my 1st floor balcony garden.I have box planters on the sun shade there and blooms just spill out of's a visual feast.

I have always wanted to have a terrace garden and may be will have one in the futute but until then, I have derived some creative satisfaction by altering this can into a "terrace garden" !!!

 Since, this was going to be christmas gift to a friend, i wrapped the can in some xmas themed red PP and drawing color inspiration from the current Itsy Bitsy challenge,have stuck to reds, pinks,whites and greens. Instead od the tall lamps, i decided to have a Led tea light as the focal point on the garden.There is a small surprise element in the end too...

The lid became the base for the terrace garden, and with the tealight as center point,I worked the hanging garden!The lush foliage was stuck and then the blooms are made with cheery lynn die and suspended from acetate sheeets to looksas if they are spilling off the terrace! The butterflies too give the feeling of being in mid air.

The body of the can has a nice white lace going around in the bottom with bling on it. The sentiment is mounted on a frame which is subtly heat embossed in silver and a small bouquet arrangement of handmade blooms and flourishes and a cute l'le butterfly completes the decor.

And now for the surprise element....What's a garden without a windchime and for that, when you open the la la ,there a few silver bells hanging which jingles happily!
I plan to have some homemade goodies inside the can and give it to a friend, though I think more than storage, this altered can serves as a decor piece or a romantic setup on the dining table for a candle light dinner...what say????

Thank you soo much for stopping by and would love to hear your comments on this " romantic terrace garden"
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Happy crafting and re cycling.


  1. You are amazing Rupa ! I loved this hanging garden of yours..what a fab altering of tin can you have done and You have a very beautiful balcony garden too..I too have a garden around my house mostly roses n other flowering plants..

  2. Hi Rupa, one gorgeous project after another !! this is so perfect, lovely blooms, sentiments and the chimes....just adorable !!

  3. Great Post. Im glad i stumbled across your blog :-)

  4. stunning project Rupa! love your flowers and flourishes! :) winner post!

  5. Rupa, this is ingenious hun, what a stunning gift idea, thank you for sharing with us at LEJ Designs, this week, best of luck xxx

  6. Very delightful and a pretty project Rupa.

  7. its mind blowing Rupa... envy ur altering style, its soo stylish. Very very glad that i came by here.

  8. Wow..a beautiful creation ! I am in love with it...very good job Rupa :)

    Thanks for playing with us @ BGC

  9. rupa u have out done everything u previously made urself !
    This is amazing and i really like it !
    Thanks for playing with us at BGC#43
    Hugs !

  10. Awesome one Rupa. I am glad I visited ur blg. By Any chance do u happen to take some art and craft classes? I would be really interested. And where do u get all the itsy bitsy stuff, its just so creative. Loved the art!