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Carrot Gardens

Well school has now officially finished for the Easter holidays and I've got two tired, but very excited boys! Been extremely busy today with one thing and another but just wanted to share the carrot gardens I made for Lewis and Sam which I managed to finish today. I got this idea from Lauren who is one seriously talented lady! When I first saw this on her blog, I knew I just had to have a go. I did have to improvise on some parts because I didn't have all the supplies which she used but I'm still really pleased with the results......and so are my boys! Trouble is, I don't want them to touch them....I think I'll make them eat them last out of all their Easter goodies!!

The items I used were: Blank Egg Boxes and Just Hatched stamp set from Papertrey Ink; Hero Arts Box of Dots stamps; Certainly Celery c.s., Apricot Appeal c.s., Certainly Celery wide grosgrain ribbon, Certainly Celery narrow grosgrain ribbon from Stampin Up, various inkpads from Create & Craft, disposable icing bags, white opaque Stazon, Dovecraft Shimmer chalks and Skittles from Asda!!

I was surprised at how quickly they took to make......the longest part for me was stamping the dots on the box and the bags!


Jose said…
They are fabulous, I am sure the boys will love them, hope you all have a wonderful Easter, I expect the boys are ready for a rest from school.
Gia Harvey said…
What a fantstic idea! They look great.
Denise~ said…
These are the cutest darn things! I love them. I don't think I'd want anyone eating them either. I hope it's ok, but I posted a link to your blog to show people. These are just too cute not to share. :)
Lauren (mytime) said…
Oh they look awesome! My kids just ate the last of mine :C Its so hard to say goodbye!
Great job once again
Jackie said…
They are absolutely fab. Don't you have a high shelf to put them on? That way, the boys can look but not touch ;))
Angie C said…
These are fab Jo - well done
Claudia said…
my ghosh jo these look like you took them right out of the store.

you shoud start selling things.
Julie said…
Hi Jo

and one of your creations has been nominated to feature :)

If you're happy to appear on Inspirational please drop me an email back on or :) xx
Julie said…
Hi Jo

and one of your creations has been nominated to feature :)

If you're happy to appear on Inspirational please drop me an email back on or :) xx
Han said…
Wow how cute are they, have a nice Easter xx
Andrea, said…
Wow these are fabulous your boys will love them.
nessy said…
is there no end to your talents??
they are fantastic jo!!
are all the eggs in there?? or did you have a taste??
vanessa xx
Frances said…
these are beautiful Jo, how dare the boys want to eat them LOL!! You'll have to make another one just to look at :)

Have a happy easter & hope the boys don't get bored too soon! xx
Sarah said…
These are fantastic!! You too are one talented lady. Your boys are very luck to have such a wonderful mum to make them such awesome treats!!
Have a good Easter, you deserve it!
xx :0)
Tarasdesigns said…
those are brilliant, your boys are going to love them. you're one clever mummy

Tara x
Katharina said…
Wonderful Jo, a great project!
Gia Harvey said…
Jo, you have won an award. Take a look at my blog. Gia x
ink'n'rubba said…
wow these are fab Jo - almost too pretty to eat, well I did say almost .. ..
Lesley said…
What a great idea! xx

Zoe said…
Wow, these are brilliant and look very effective. I bet they will go down well! You are very talented. Zoex
Oh I love these, they are TOO fun! what a great job!

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