Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Take Joy in the Little Things

Good Morning!
Yesterday was another GREAT mail day:)
I received my Taylored Expressions Stamps for next month and also my All That Scraps Stamps for next month. Then I received my Verve stamps that I won from the Mojo sketch a few weeks back. I can't wait to get inky with all the stamps!!!
Before the mail came though....I had worked on Julee's Mojo79 sketch.
At Regionals last weekend they had some really cool projects with microbeads and it inspired me to pull mine out!
Here's a close up of the microbeads:
Stamps: Petals & Stems; Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Pumpkin Pie, WW and Sweet Always DP; Inks: Certainly Celery, Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Pumpkin Pie, Black; Accessories: Eyelet Border Punch, Pretty in Pink Ribbon, Crystal Effects, Microbeads, Dimensionals
Last night while waiting for my last load of laudry to dry I whipped up another Verve card for the Mojo79 sketch. Julee's new stamps are sooooooo awesome! Again I added microbeads to the flower centers.
Stamps: Floral Symphony; Cardstock: Barely Banana, Blush Blossom, WW and Making Memories DP; Ink: Memento Black; Accessories: Copics, May Arts Ribbon, EK Success Wavy Border punch, Martha Butterfly Punches, Kaiser Pearls, Dimensionals
Here is a close up of the microbeads:

Thanks for stopping by today!

22 comments:

NancyS said...

These are BEAUTIFUL! Love the vibrant colors in the first and the softness of the second. The microbeads really add punch. TFS your wonderful works of art.

Ifat Art said...

Wow! Those are gorgeous cards! I love the bright colors of the first one!

Norine said...

love them both really like the colors in the first and the butterflies in the second so pretty
Hugs
Norine

Julia Aston said...

Those microbeads look super on the flowers Dawn - love the oranges on the first one (I hardly ever use orange) and the soft yellows and pretty flowers on the 2nd are wonderful! How fun you got ALL those new stamps to play with!!

Lisa said...

Beautiful cards. Have fun with all your fun new stuff to work with!!

Silke said...

Dawn - both cards are just gorgeous!!! Love your on the Mojo Sketch!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Your cards are so pretty Dawn.

Renée said...

well, sounds like you're going to be a busy girl! Have fun playing with all your new stamps!

Love the microbead addition, thanks for the reminder about them! I love both of your cards, Dawn. The colours are fabulous!!

Amy Sheffer said...

Beautiful, Dawn! Love the pale yellow one on the second, especially. Thanks for the reminder about the microbeads - I should try this, too! Have fun with all your new stamps. Can't wait to see what you'll do with them!

Makiko Jones said...

Both cards are so pretty! I love how you added the microbeads. They really give a punch to the images!

Alex said...

these are beautiful Dawn!!! Love what you did with the sketch!! I have not EVER used my microbeads, so now I am wanting to pull them out - lol! Love the butterflies on that second card, just gorgeous girl! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Jackie Pedro said...

I just love fun mail days!! Your cards are beautiful, Dawn!!!

Vicki said...

Gorgeous!! Those beads look awesome!!!

Jen said...

oh ,i love that sentiment...bloom where you're planted...i need that stamp! beautiful!!

Jen said...

oh ,i love that sentiment...bloom where you're planted...i need that stamp! beautiful!!

Marie B. said...

Gorgeous Dawn! :) :)

Nancy Riley said...

WOW! I love both of these cards. The second one especially catches my eye!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Awesome stamp to pair with the Sweet Always DP, and I'm LOVIN' the Making Memories paper on the second card. Beautiful!!

Libby Hickson said...

Love both of these! And WOW what a fun mail day!

Kelly Schelske said...

They are both very different and not in a bad way, but both gorgeous!! I have some micro beads around here somewhere too..maybe I should dig them out cause they look great on these 2!!

K

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Thud.....holy cow you are AMAZING!~

Rose Ann said...

I love the bright and pretty colors on your 1st card...and the microbeads look so pretty!! Your second card is beautiful as well, and I love the pearls!!