Craft interactive, literary cards with the Secret Garden collection
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Turn the key, open the door and step into the magical world of the Secret Garden! This stunning craft collection from Nature’s Garden brings to life the classic book by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
With die cut doors that open to reveal secret pathways, flourishing glades, mysterious keys and stunning original illustrations. The Secret Garden Collection invites you to retell the story through craft.
Written in 1911, the novel follows young Mary Lennox as she unlocks and brings to life a walled garden at her Uncle’s Yorkshire manor house, finding new friendships, kindness and love along the way.
You can unlock your creative potential with the themed dies, stamps, paper pads and papercraft perfection of the Secret Garden Collection from Nature’s Garden.
The Secret Garden Collection is ideal for giving a touch of rustic and historical beauty to many craft projects. Add whimsical original illustrations and gorgeous watercolour blooms to cards, gift bags, boxes and home decor items!
To sow the seeds of creativity, here are some beautiful cards crafted using the Secret Garden Collection.
With the Enchanted Door set you can create an arched wooden door surrounded by atmospheric vines. And as the door can be opened and closed it’s up to you what you hide behind it! Here a magical winged deer from the Mystical Wood stamp set is waiting for your next adventure.
The Gateway to the Garden die allows you to craft an intricate and delicate wrought iron gate, with two doors that open and close to reveal your own treasures. Here the gates are guarding a feathered friend and a daintily decorated lock from the Secrets Unlocked Stamp & Die Set.
The Secret Garden Collection features detailed and original illustrations of characters from the book. The Secrets Revealed stamp set recreates the moment Mary Lennox opens up the vine covered gate of the Secret Garden.
With themed sentiments such as, ‘Where flowers bloom, so does hope’ and ‘Do you want to know a secret’ this is ideal for adding a sweet literary look to your makes.
Another original illustration inspired by the story of the Secret Garden is the A Moment in Time set. With this set you can create an atmospheric scene of Mary Lennox sitting on a swing beneath a rose covered tree. This card combines the stamped image with an interactive die-cut gate and stunning designs from the 12″ x 12″ Paper Pad and 8″ x 8″ Vellum Pad.
The 12” x 12” Paper Pad flourishes with a flowerbed of beautiful blooms and green garlands plus faded musical notes and ink splotches. A palette of bluebell, sage, blush pink and soft peach combine with gold accents to recreate the faded beauty of an English country garden.
Beautiful patterns from the pad are layered up here with the Enchanted Door die set and a lamp from the Whimsical Lanterns set to create an atmospheric masterpiecec.
With the Whimsical Lanterns stamp & die set you can create a sweet garland of vines and flowers hung with lanterns that are lit by glowing candles. It’s ideal for crafting sweet, feminine and rustic themed cards and creations.
We can’t wait to see your makes with the Secret Garden Collection from Nature’s Garden. So, make sure you share your project photos with us on Facebook UK, Facebook USA, Twitter, Instagram UK, Instagram US, Pinterest UK or Pinterest US using the hashtag #crafterscompanion.