Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Love Hearts.

This is a gift that I made my swap partner Bee and not shown yet for obvious reasons. The shape was cut from thin card and then several pieces layered together to make a thicker shape. I then covered in torn serviettes using Diluted glue and then a final layer of torn kitchen towel before painting with  matt paint. Again I used the little  match  maker pots of samples which have a brush already in the lid and so are ideal for when only small areas of paint are needed.


I have used White Cotton and Roasted Red. I punched holes in the top and bottom of three of the hearts and then strung them altogther using red/white bakers twine and alternated the colours and patterns. 
 
 
The last heart only needed a hole punched in the top.

 
Entering into the following challenges:
Scrappy Frogs: Use red or pink.
Craft My Life: Valentines that are not  a card or a layout.
Great Impressions: Have a Heart.
Crafty Catz: Feature a Heart.
Simply Create Too: Valentines day/or Hearts.
Artistic Inspirations: Anything Goes.
Tuesday Throwdown: Anything goes.
 
 
 

 

23 comments:

  1. These hearts are divine and the textures make all the difference. Love the polka dots. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

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  2. Such beautiful texture and so good to see the hanging hearts
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts School Projects

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  3. Oh they are so sweet, l bet your swap partner loved them. The torn paper reminds me of being in school and getting all glued up, picking off the dried glue from your fingers was fun :)

    Have a great day xx

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  4. This is gorgeous Valery Anne ! Those hearts are stunning, love the colours and the texture ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  5. Stunning creation. Great project. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

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  6. Stunning projects Mrs A lovely texture and colours used.......do you have snow? its a white blanket here take care xx

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  7. Gorgeous creation MrsA, your swap partner will love it I am sure..Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  8. What a great idea and wonderful gift, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac GDT

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  9. Whoa, wished I was that swap partner...love it!!
    xxx Margreet

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  10. Ooh just so gorgeous! Lucky person who receives this! :-) Thank you so much for joining my All Crafts challenge lovely-hope to see you enter again soon :-) Elaine-xxx-

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  11. brilliant project and love all the texture-thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

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  12. This is beautiful Mrs A and such a sweet decoration. I love the textures and think its fab how you have created these from scratch. I'm sure Bee will love this :) Donna ♥ x

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  13. How amazing to make something so lovely using things like kitchen towel and matchpot paints! Fabulous work!

    love Mags B x

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  14. This is great Anne, love to use the serviettes and mess around but at the moment I don't have the hours in the day to really play...love this technique...luv aNNIe

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  15. How pretty is this! Love the rustic texture and country-style shape of your hearts. Perfect colour choices, Mrs A, and the dotty finish is just right! Hugs, Lesley

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  16. What a lovely project, Mrs. A! I'm just tickled that you played along in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck in the draw. :-D
    NanaConnie TT DT

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  17. Pretty hearts, a beautiful project! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Tuesday Throwdown!

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  18. Beautiful project! I love the wonderful texture!

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  19. So cute! What a fun little door hanging! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!
    <3 Emily L.-DT

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  20. What a great door hanging project. She'll love it. Thanks for the little instructions and for joining us at Scrappy Frogs Challenge.

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  21. Thanks for joining us for our Great Impressions “Have a Heart” February Challenge. I do hope you can join us in March!

    I love projects like this-such a fun decoration! ♥ Sue Kment

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