This one's a lovely traditional-looking card for a keen gardener.

For this one print:-

The Kitchen Garden motifs onto quality white card
The mini carrots seed packets onto quality white paper
The Gardening Miniatures sheet onto quality white paper
The tan paper from the Vintage Floral paper pad onto quality white paper

To make the card, cut a 17 x 11.8cm piece of the background paper and stick it to a larger piece of silver metallic card with double-sided tape before trimming round with a craft knife and ruler to 17.8 x 12.5cm - to fit the front of a cream 7" x 5" card blank. Stick the piece to the card with double-sided tape.

In the same way, mount a motif onto silver metallic card and then stick it to the card with sticky pads.

Make up the handles for the little trowel by cutting out one of the green triangular pieces from the sheet, then rolling it tightly round a cocktail stick, sealing the end with double-sided tape or a dot of tacky glue.

Dip the end of a cocktail stick into some more tacky glue and push it back into the centre of the handle. Cut off the cocktail stick so that a short length is left sticking out of the handle. I've used a small egg punch and some silver metallic card here - emboss a line down the centre and bend it up slightly before sticking it to the extruding cocktail stick/handle part with more tacky glue.

The carrots are made by rolling up the triangular shapes from the miniatures sheet in a similar way to the tool handles (but no cocktail stick needed this time). I've used some little sprigs of lavender from the garden to make the leafy ends - just ease some tacky glue into the carrot with a cocktail stick and add the lavender. You could also make the leaves with tiny pieces of green paper.

For the seed packet, cut it from the sheet, fold and stick together with double-sided tape.

The mini seed tray is made from a single 4cm length of wooden coffee stirrer whilst the seedlings are made with little pieces of the stem of the lavender that I had on my desk (or use green paper).

Stick the carrots, trowel, seed tray and seedlings to the card with strong tacky glue and add the seed packet with double-sided tape.

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