Hi bloggers & Happy Wednesday to you! This week over at Simon Says Stamp & Show, we’re talking about Projects with Heart. Anytime we sit down and make something, we always want to put a little heart into it, it just just makes the project so much better!!
Check out some awesome inspiration from a few select designers from the team:
First up is an awesome project by Anna-Karin Evaldsson, below she’ll tell you in her words her inspiration for the piece and what she used to make it;
Suzanne Czosek made a mini pocket book, with pretty soft colors, and a lot of heart! Below is a summary from Suzz in how she made these fabulous tags!
I had the sweetest set of tags with pockets Melissa Frances Bags & Tags which had me thinking how fun it would be to put heart tabs at the end of the tags. The thought of heart shaped tags had me searching for paper that fit and I found the perfect match with My Minds Eye Honey – The Sweetest Thing. I added images from the Stampendous Queen Bee to the pockets to float along with the bees on the hearts. A whimsical mini book with tags to pull out and explore.
I just love this tissue tape heart, by Sarah Engles-Greer! It’s gorgeous & perfectly distressed. To make your own, read below to find out the creative process direct from the artist.
I wanted to make a hanging heart and was wondering how to create an interesting but randomly patterned background. I also thought it would be good to recycle some of the cardboard that is collecting under my craft table! I drew and cut out three hearts and then bound them in Tissue Tape. I wanted a more white washed effect so I gave it a coat of Gesso before adding a few faded, stamped flourishes. and edging my heart in Distress Ink. I wanted to keep the design simple so as not to hide the background and thought two Papillion butterflies, a few Tim words and a rusty key were just enough
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