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Saturday, February 6, 2010

Here is My Heart

Here is my Heart to express my Love in a Valentine to my DH. I have always been especially in love with vintage greeting cards -- so it was easy for me to take on the challenge over at Peggy Loves Vintage blog spot. Peggy offers this delightful vintage heart image for her challenge. Another challenge blogspot where I like to play is C.R.A.F.T. -- and this week's challenge is Love/Valentine. For my heart, I used the image to frame a Hampton Arts stamp by resizing the image and printing four copies. From these, I created four layers by removing more of the details with each layer --the last layer is just the gold frame. The layers were embossed and joined together with glue/ dimensionals.

Other Stuff I used: Hampton Arts Stamp; Marvy heart punch, Fiskars border punch, Diamond Glaze, Art Institute Glitter,
machine stitching (with and without thread) and a ribbon rose for detailing.

And there you have "my heart".
my hand


PeggyLovesVintage said...

OMG, what gorgeous detail. It's lovely, I love the piercing and the layering and the lovely faced stamped in the heart. Beautiful job!

Trimgym said...

Lovley card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!


Sue said...

Martha, this is lovely, your husband is going to love it and especially that you made it. I love the heart, and Sue loves vintage too, so will have to check out that challenge. Just a beautiful card.

~JulieH~ said...

Oh this is beautful! I love the stamped image in the heart and the stitching. Wonderul card, thanks so much for joining in the contest at Peggy Loves Vintage

Sharon Caudle said...

Beautiful card, Martha! Great job on the paper piercing and love what you did with the vintage heart! Goregeous work! Thanks so much for playing along at Peggy Loves Vintage! hugs!

The Mama Monkey said...

Beautiful card for DH! I especially love that fabric flower!

annies place said...

What a beautiful heart, there's lots of love in it, Ann x

Eiglas said...

Gorgeous card!
Thank you for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T!

Hope Jacare said...

What a lovely card! Thanks for playing along at C.R.A.F.T. this week in our Valentine/love challenge! Cheers Claire x

Riet said...

Ohhh wowww Martha,so beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

GlitterEmm said...

Just love it Martha! I put a link up on our Facebook wall. Thank you for the mention, sparkle on!


sugar n spice said...

Gorgeous card, love that heart, just beautiful. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week, good luck in the draw.
Hugs Suzixx

Marilynn said...

Clever; machine stiching without thread! That really makes the card interesting. Happy Valentine's to your sweetie!

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh this is fabulous! Congrats on your win Martha! xxD