9.10.2010

Thoughts on Nature

(This is my second post of the day. Scroll down for the Paper Makeup Review and Challenge for the week.)
For this card, I focused on this large sentiment and great fall colors!


Welcome to the MFP September Blog Hop! This month, we’ve added two new DT members and have shortened link lists!

We have 4 New Stamp Sets Released today: Autumn Fun, Broom Rides, Stinky Situation, and Thankful Mums and Pumpkins. For your convenience, all 4 stamp sets are available for purchase TODAY!

For your chance to win BLOG CANDY, (a set that will be released NEXT month), visit and comment on each of the following design team members' blogs TODAY. On Saturday, (September 11, 2010), a winner will be chosen from those participants who visited all the blogs listed for today. (There will be four different winners, one winner for each day of the blog hop. You DO NOT have to comment every day. However, the more days you comment, the more chances you have to win!) If you miss a day, you can go back and comment on each day's blogs, as the winners will be chosen Saturday morning!

9/10 FRIDAY Thankful Mums & Pumpkins


Emily- http://mylittlesliceofbliss.blogspot.com/
Karen- http://karenskreativekreations.blogspot.com/
Patty- http://winnieswhimsandmycrafts.blogspot.com/
Roxie- http://paperscaper.blogspot.com/
Vicki- http://allidoisstamp.blogspot.com/
Liz: http://rightbrainmadness.blogspot.com/
Claudine- http://cardsbyclaudine.blogspot.com/
Dawn- http://dawnmercedes.blogspot.com/  (My blog!)
Joanne T- http://sleepyinseattlestamps.blogspot.com/
Nicole - http://nicolesbutterflyears.blogspot.com/
Marilynn- http://mississippi-mcgyver.blogspot.com/
Debbie- http://www.debbieseyer.com/
Peggysue- http://rosesbymywindow.blogspot.com/
Susan – http://simplicitybylateblossom.blogspot.com/
Judi – http://paper-rose-petals.blogspot.com/
Connie – http://sodakstamping.blogspot.com/
Mark’s Finest Papers - http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.com/

41 comments:

jovialjudi said...

Beautiful colors Dawn! I love how you used this lovely sentiment as your main image! Fabulous punched border as well. Unique and creative card!! :-)

Liz Williams said...

Love that you used this beautiful sentiment as the focus of your card. Great papers and card.

Becky said...

This is gorgeous.. I love this color combo.

Connie said...

Great color combo Dawn! Love your detailing too.
Connie

Terri (blindstamper) said...

I love your color & paper choices! What a nice way to showcase that lovely sentiment!

Markie's Mom said...

Dawn, this is LOVELY! You have showcased the sentiment perfectly!

Tammy said...

Lovely card and wonderful sentiment.

jdmommy said...

Wonderful layout and Fall colors, Dawn!

Lois said...

I like the dark green base on your card, Dawn. It makes a very nice palette for the rest of your card. Beautiful!

Lin Floyd said...

my favorite season-made a cute halloween card the other night...

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

This is such a wonderful sentiment and you showcased it beautifully!

gremhog susan.hatch@gmail.com said...

amazing color combo. cute. Now I understand the sentiment

BrennenB said...

Wow! What a beautiful color scheme. Such richness. Absolutely breathtaking. Thank you for sharing. :)

ButterflyEars said...

Dawn, your card is beautiful. I love your composition, the wonderful colors and that this is a sentiment card. Awesome work.

Helen F. said...

What a beautiful sentiment, love how you made it your focal point on this gorgeous card, Dawn!

Erin K said...

This is beautiful! I love the focus on the great sentiment.

Emkay said...

Great layering! I love how you used the off-cuts from the border punch as embellishments.

Emily Keaton said...

BEAUTIFUL colors, Dawn! I love how you featured the lovely haiku :)

Claudine Poch said...

Beautiful colors and layout!

Virgo5 said...

Beautiful colours, love that dp!

Lynn McAuley said...

What fun colors and patterns to showcase this sensational sentiment!! Wonderful card, Dawn!

Tanya said...

Gorgeous! I really love the pop of the deep blue, fantastic paper.

Rosemary said...

what a lovely card...

Sue D said...

Great design--love the blue accents.

Diane said...

I like the colors and sentiment, but I absolutely love the little pearl accented fleur de lis!

Lindsey said...

Highlighting the blue from your dp in the other elements of your cards really kicks it up a notch -- nice!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

Love how you used this sentiment as the focal point.

Carol Dee said...

Lovely, just lovely!

tlgirl353 said...

What a wonderful friendship card!

Paige said...

I love when a sentiment can be the main focal point. Your card is lovely1

Heather D. said...

Even though the colors are sort of bright, it's very autumn-y!

Janet said...

Great colors!

Denise said...

Nice colors! I love the punched border.
DeniseB

Our Little Inspirations said...

I love the fleur de lis look on this great card! The sentiment almost steals the whole show, but those pretty blues and little Fleur de lis punches really pulled it all together! Beautiful!

Laura P. said...

Lovely card, love the colors!

Lagene said...

Beautiful card!

SueB said...

Great sentiments, great card - TFS!

Serena said...

Great colors! Love it!

Lucky Girl said...

The border punch is a great addition to the card...the colors are wonderful. :)

Danie M said...

What a fab card. I really love your colours, particulary the impact of the blue.

Gardner's Basket said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colors. Danie is right the blue really pops.