May 30, 2008

tutti fruity

for me, the most intriguing yet challenging item in the june kit was probably the maya road fruit beads. they were fun and cute, but how was i supposed to use them on my projects? a lot of DT members shared my feelings about the beads....but looking at the gallery, i think they all rocked them! here are a few ideas on how you can use your beads:

i cut out windows on my page, and let the beads (and the small circles from the heidi swapp gel blossoms) hang from the open space. the beads were the perfect accents for my fruit-themed page.

april put one apple bead in the middle of her journaling. it goes with the page theme perfectly.

davinie, joy, and kirsty all used their beads for non-LO projects and used them as a binding accent. i love davinie's home banner, and joy and kirsty both made the coolest mini-albums!

i absolutely LOVE the way jenn used her beads! love how she covered her tree with the felt flowers, then let the fruits hang from them. brilliant!

steph's barrettes were brilliant and adorable, and i especially love how she used her beads on one of them! so deliciously cute!


{ME} said...

those items are a breath of fresh air

april said...

love that you grouped all these together for such great ideas

Emily Pitts said...

it was quite impressive to see how everyone used the beads, and even better to see them all together like this.

Kristii Lockart said...

such fun ideas!!