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Thursday, April 8, 2010

In the nesting mood ~


I just love them.
Bird's nests are beautiful to me....intricate works of art ~
created by such small creatures.


A few glimpses at what I've been up to in the studio:
















Plus I've been getting a few things together
for the Southern Belle
gathering Saturday!!!
I can't wait to meet everyone....

I wish you all were going to be there ~
I would love to meet each and every one of you!


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Abbie of The Vintage Moth has the most gorgeous bookmarks on her blog!!!
Free for you to download too!!!








Myrna of More Than Heirlooms is having a birthday celebration giveaway HERE!



We're supposed to have a few April showers today!!!
It will be so good to wash some of the pollen away ~

Wishing you a very happy Thursday precious friends,
hugs and love,
Dawn


35 comments:

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Dawn..love all your nests..done, once again, with style and beauty.
Blessings,
Susie

BellaRosa said...

Dawn amor, I am loving all your beautiful little nests! Your art pieces are just gorgeous! I love the 3 darker eggs, where did you find those...they look so real :) Have a relaxing day listening to the lovely rain washing away the pollen :) Besos, Rose

Lori said...

how beautiful Dawn...that is the sweetest nest!!!

Brenda said...

Love all your beautiful nests especially the one in the jar. Our rain is suppose to turn to snow today. I am hoping the weatherman is wrong wrong wrong.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your nests and eggs are beautiful, Dawn! I just put some nests together; maybe it is seeing all the birds around and collecting for their nests. Your piece turned out beautiful! Love how you used the mat here.

Dorthe said...

So beautifull, both Dawn, the glass jar, is a wonderfull and lovely idea, and so sweet looking,-
and the gorgeus nest picture, is a beauty too, sweetie.
I so hope you will share lots of photoes from your wonderfull saturday to come, oh my if I could be there, what a fantastic dream.
Love and hugs, to you dear friend.
Dorthe

Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Your nest creations are beautiful !
Have fun at Southern Belle ~
xoxo
Lori

Claudia said...

So lovely! I love bird nests, as well. I am fascinated by the beauty and complexity of these wonders.

xo
Claudia

Joy Lett said...

As always wonderous. I hope the rain comes too. It's like driving in a yellow fog. I will get by Griffin today- yesterday was too full- you know what I mean. Have fun this weekend.

Becky said...

Well then sweet friend, it is fitting I always think of you when I see sweet birds nest.
Always such sweet creations.

God Spring Morning to you Dawn.

Smiles,
Becky

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Dawn:
Your new work is beautiful. Hope you have a grand time at Southern Belle Gathering. I'm planning to finish the wedding gown today, and then clean house in prep for a houseful of guests next week! Have a creative day!
xoxo
Donna

NuminosityBeads said...

These are exquisitely done. I can only imagine how beautiful they must be in person.

Kim

Julie said...

What beautiful birdie creations, Dawn--love them all! You have such a lovely style...I always enjoy seeing what you're working on!

Hope your day is wonderful--I love rainy days--great for the creative juices!

Vee said...

Last night my step-daughter told me that I decorated "unusually." So I asked why and she told me that she'd never seen so many nests around and a wasp nest, to boot. Ha! I didn't know that Abbie was giving away such treasures...I'm off to snag them. Thanks!

Diane said...

Dawn, every time you create another bird themed assemblage, they just get prettier and prettier.

Diane

nancarts said...

Dawn, the nests are all so beautiful! I like the one in the jar..and also the assemblage is amazing. Your work is so great.
Rain here tomorrow, so maybe it will help with allergies.

Smiles and Blessings,
Nancy C

Linda said...

Dawn your nests are so beautiful. You are a very talented lady.

Vintage Inspired Jewelry said...

Birds nests one of my favorite thing's. Just popped In to say Hi. Take care....Kathi

Abbie said...

Your nests are beautiful! So realistic! thank you for the highlight! It is much appreciated..
Hugs,
Abbie
The Vintage Moth

Cottage Sunshine said...

Dawn,

I love your nests and creations! Birds and their sweet little nests are so sweet to me! :)

Thanks for sharing!
Carolyn
Cottage Sunshine

Myrna said...

Ooooh! Your artwork is just GORGEOUS!! (As usual!) :-)
Thanks for the sweet Birthday wishes! You are entered TWICE for my giveaway!!
Blessings and Hugs,
Myrna

Hopelessly Romantic Art Studio said...

Hello, Sorry I haven't commented in a while, even though I have visited often. I love your new artwork. I adore birds and their nests. Each year we find their abadoned homes in our back yard garden. I am sooooo sad I will not be able to attend the Southern Belles get together. I would have loved to take part in your class.
Maybe another time?
Blessings, Gerri

Gerushia's New World said...

Dawn...so beautiful and subtle, yet full of wonder!! I adore bird eggs as well. You've taken something that is naturally beautiful and added yet another dimension.

Also, if you have a spare moment, you may find my newest blog entry interesting. I've done a little "before and after" tutorial on my vintage photo watercolor/collage. I've shown the original black and white photos and then shown what they look like in the watercolor/collage. I believe you have two of the showcased pieces...the prints you won on my giveaway.

Thanks so much:
Kim
Gerushia's New World

Miss Sandy said...

You must be getting our showers from yesterday they were supposed to move your way. The artwork is exquisite as usual! I so wish I could be one of the belles at the gathering! Be sure and take lots of pics to share with us.

Karen said...

Dawn,
I adore your nests. They are always so cute and real looking.

Jenny said...

Dawn, you're nests are amazing, soo adorable! You are one talented lady!

Sylvia (at) Lily's Pad and Petals said...

Oh boy - don't get me started on these nests - gorgeous and now I'll want to do something similar - you are so talented.

Createology said...

Your Sweet Home nest plaque is just so sweet and simple and the perfect homage to birdies. Happy creating...

Jane Jeffress Thomas said...

All of your creations are to die for, but that nest in a jar is exceptional. Wish I lived near where the gathering is going to be held. Louisiana just isn't close to much of anything. LOL Well, it is close to good Cajun food!

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Dawn,
OH Yes, the art is perfect. So Dawn. I swear I could be at an art show with 30 zillion other works & could pick your out in a minute. Remember when you said you didn't have any one thing that was your 'thing'. Well you do, it's your style! Feathered Nest baby! Lisa

The Rustic Victorian said...

Bee-You-Tee-Full!!!!! so YOU!
Love
Marcie

Lisa said...

your nest piece is so gorgeous and romantic...i especially love how you preserved the integrity of the beautiful vintage album page.

Scarlett Clay said...

Enjoyed your post! As always, thanks for the inspiration and lovely photos to look at!

Jann said...

Oh, your birds' nests are exquisite, Dawn--I love them!

Jann said...

Do you still have an Etsy shop, Dawn? I can't find it. Also, you should create a tutorial for those wonderful little nests--they are just fabulous!

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