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Garden Therapy Handmade: Now Open!

We are so proud to announce the launch of Garden Therapy Handmade on Etsy.  This labour of love involved combining the passion for gardening, photography and home décor into one unique project: Studio Blooms.

But a harvest?  Why, yes!  Flowers were grown in our home garden, photographed in studio, then enlarged to mammoth proportions in order to showcase the magnificent details of each individual flower.  The photographs were digitally designed to be giclee printed on a beautiful linen-cotton canvas and sewn to perfection.  Little details like expensive hidden zipper closures and feather/down inserts were taking into account.  Then each one was hand washed, dried, and ironed, ready to go to it’s new home.

Was it easy?  Um, well, no.  There were months of prints and reprints to get just the right detail to each inch of fabric.  There was wash testing.  There was cuddle testing (that was a particularly tough one).  In the end, it was so worth it.  We think these soft but durable pillows are the perfect art for the home.  We hope that you agree!

Please visit the Garden Therapy Handmade store to check out all the designs, 9 in total.  Favoriting, liking, tweeting, or any other social media sharing would be greatly, greatly appreciated and happily returned in kind.  And thank you for your support.

About the Author : StephanieAn artistic gardener aiming to feed the body & soul through an urban potager garden & a community veggie plot in Vancouver.View all posts by Stephanie

  1. Kerry
    KerryNovember 14,11

    Gorgeous! I can see them all over my house.

  2. Stevie
    StevieNovember 14,11

    Thanks, Kerry, I know where you can get them! :)

  3. Lelo
    LeloNovember 15,11

    These are so beautiful! Nicely done Stevie.

  4. Africanaussie
    AfricanaussieNovember 15,11

    wow those are really lovely.

  5. maryhysong
    maryhysongNovember 15,11

    Those are all beautiful! Where/how did you get your fabric printed? It looks terriffic!

  6. Jennifer@threedogsinagarden
    Jennifer@threedogsinagardenNovember 17,11

    Dare I admit that I have had the same idea of making pillows from my photographs? I have not done anything about it though, so good on you for carrying it off.
    These look fabulous! I am going to be doing an “All I want for Christmas” post with gift suggestions that have a garden theme. Books, accessories, jewellery, etc. Can I feature a couple of your new pillows? (with links to your shop and blog) Here is my email address: jenc_art@hotmail.com if you are interested.

  7. Stevie
    StevieNovember 17,11

    Sure, Jennifer, happy to be featured.

  8. Stevie
    StevieNovember 17,11

    thanks, Mary and African Aussie!

  9. Clarissa
    ClarissaNovember 18,11

    Hi there! I am stopping by from Follow Me Fridays. You have such a lovely blog… I will definitely be coming back! Have a wonderful day!

    ~Clarissa @ A Little Stone House

  10. Stevie
    StevieNovember 18,11

    Hi Clarissa and Lelo, thanks for the kind words!

  11. Kate (@inhabitingtrees)
    Kate (@inhabitingtrees)November 22,11

    These are gorrrrrgeouusssss!!

  12. Stevie
    StevieNovember 22,11

    Thanks, Kate. I’m blushing :)

  13. Sherry
    SherryDecember 4,11

    Very pretty! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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