Friday, September 16, 2011

Nature's beauty ...

Hello friends.  I've been playing with thread again, this time in black.  With Halloween right around the corner, I thought I'd make a few spider webs.  Of course they aren't as beautiful as those amazing works of art we see in nature.  A wisp of gossamer ... gorgeous anytime but especially in the morning with drops of dew.

Digging through my scraps, I found some Halloween prints.  Black, white and some olive green.  The ruffles are black waffle paper ... added along with black buttons to dress up the candelabra sign.  I had such fun making the fabric flower on my earlier post that I created this one with Black and White striped ribbon.  Three little pearls were sewn on for the flower center.  Geri has a fabulous tutorial for you with a link on her blog.  My crocheted spider web lies beneath the flower.

Dark and Dreary provided the spider stamp ... I hope it doesn't make you uncomfortable.  I used the Postage Stamp Punch to make it a tag and tied it to the bow which was created with tulle and beautiful black satin ribbon.

It was so nice to see you here again!  Don't forget to put your name in for the drawing on Sunday ... you can do that here.


  1. You really have outdone yourself. A handmade spider web topped of with that stunning flower, That's what makes your cards so unique and gorgeous....there are alwaysstunning handmade embellishments on your cr dand no matter what style; it always makes my jaw drop. I love this!

  2. Love all of your pretty layers and details Joanne! The bit if olive green peeking through is perfect!!

  3. What an amazing card.. I just love all the layering. Hope you have a fabulous weekend..

    Hugs, Linda

  4. This is brilliant!! I so love that spider web!! Unique and adorable card my friend ...

  5. What a beautiful creation, love it!!!!