Wednesday, September 10, 2014
From the Heart
The new challenge at Frilly and Funkie is called From the Heart and Trace, our hostess this time wants us to make vintage or shabby chic projects with hearts as the focal image.
For my shabby card, I started with some pink card stock as my blank and then added some paper from the Maja Designs pack called Coffee in the Arbor for my background and for the gathered pieces.
Next I added a little piece of venise lace with hearts and a piece of seam binding across the bottom. I added a bronze toned cabochon topped with a little rose from Wild Orchid Crafts.
Then I used another piece of the Maja Designs paper to make one heart and then some more of the pink card stock for the second big heart. I ran that heart through the Tim Holtz texture fade called Bubble. Both hearts were distressed with my scissors and the edges were inked with Milled Lavender Distress Ink. I topped the big pink heart with a loopy bow made from burlap string and added a metal heart that I picked up in England a couple of years ago.
I found the Life metal tag in my stash and covered it with Gesso and when it was dry I scuffed it up with some sand paper. Finally I added a few more flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and Excelsior Wholesale, some pearl stickers from Recollections and a couple of swirls made with wire from Artistic Wire.
I used the following products from The Funkie Junkie Boutique in the creation of this card: