Monday, August 4, 2014

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful...

Happy Monday, all! Today I'm sharing a shabby-chic little number with a sentiment that could be appropriate for any occasion when you want to send a little pick-me-up message. :)

I always find it a bit difficult to photograph cards using the colors used here...a very pale taupe - not white or cream, just very muted - with a dusty grey-green, and a dusty pink.  And I always wonder how it looks on different monitors...LOL  So here it is...




Inside the white clay frame I added a piece from another patterned paper with basically the same colors, and put a cluster of pearls in the corner...




The flower cluster is also made up of dusty pastels...pink, grey, green...with just a couple brighter pink roses for fun...





The sentiment is stamped onto a small piece of the mauve patterned paper, treated with a punched edge...


Supplies:
Patterned papers:   Maja Designs Vintage Summer Basics
Die:   My Favorite Things Royal Leaves            Frame:   Martha Stewart mold & air dry clay
Flowers & stamens:   Wild Orchid Crafts            Pearls:   Recollections
Twine:   The Twinery/Natural Solid            Punch:   Martha Stewart Beaded Ruffle
Sentiment stamp:   Unity Stamp Co. / Imperfection is Beauty
Miscellaneous:   Wilton doily, ribbon



Thanks for stopping by today...I hope your week is starting with a smile!


5 comments:

  1. This is just beautiful... All of the little embellishments you put on it are perfect. Love the Maja papers.

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  2. It looks absolutely gorgeous on my computer!!

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  3. Your work is absolutely outstanding Kathy!! I am so pleased to be your 300th follower!

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  4. This is soooo pretty! Love it!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous on my computer! I want to try and mimic it...sure I can't be exact but there are so many little details to pull from. I am indeed in awe of this creation.

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