Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Up the garden path

Today blog is how i made a garden out of a cd rom i made it for a a challenge at ditzy-craftymess facebook group here it is step by step hope you like it.

First of all i had to make the house this was made out of a bit of old shoebox i made it into a cube shape and stuck it together had to wait till dry so was fastened together with pegs till dry

Next was the roof i got a bit more shoebox and made a roof shape and stuck that in the same way as the base and left to dry

When it was dry i covered the roof and house in paper and added windows and doors like in the pic and put on one side

Next came my garden base for this i needed an old cd rom and some foam padding

I stuck the foam padding to the cd rom with glue and cut round it

Then i needed some textured paper to cover the foam and cd rom this is white but i needed green so ..

I coloured it green with felt tip pen you only need a small bit  just so it covers the cd rom

Here is the cd rom covered  when you covered the cd rom turn it over and add white paper or card to the back to hide where you stuck the green paper on lol.

Then you can add the house add a base to the bottom of the house so it will stick to the garden like in the pic above.

Now for the flowers you need a small bit of wire and some paper flowers.

Stick them together with the wire in middle like in the pic.

Then make a small hole in the paper and foam so you can add the flowers add a spot of glue to the flowers and put in the hole you have made.

Add more flowers,a path,a cat and a sold sign also i added a twig from out my garden. You can add whatever you like but i think this makes a great new home 3d keepsake don't you ?

You could also do a park,a beach,a village or a zoo why not give it a try.

Thank you for looking at my blog call again soon :)


  1. Fantastic project and a brilliant idea
    Lindsay xx

  2. I love your garden, what a brill idea.
    Becky x

  3. What a great idea, it's so cute, and would make a lovely new home gift
    Shelagh x

  4. i won the challenge with my garden so i am well happy xxxx :) thank you all for the comments xxx

  5. Cute! Congrats on winning the challenge!
    dawn xx



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