Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Stitched Heart

Welcome

Life has thrown me a few curved balls these past few days, but I am back!!

I really enjoyed making this card - I was inspired by a valentines card in a magazine I was given, where there were three 'threads' of  hearts, with only one heart layered. This is my 'take' on it.  


The background is from a Prima Printed Kraft pad.  I stamped the sentiment and embossed it with white EP.


I cut the heart from S/B die d'lights - the filigree was cut with white card and sponged with Gold Delicata ink, the solid layer was cut from a mid-pink glitter card.  I attached them to the kraft layer by piercing the layers and then stitching them down.


I finished the card by doing a line of faux stitching around the edge and adding the pearls.  Although both the embossing and the faux stitching showed white in the photographs, IRL they were a creamy shade for some reason, which is why I used the champagne coloured pearls.  The kraft layer was mounted onto an off white base.

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18 comments:

  1. so beautiful maxine!!! love that paper and your layers in that heart!

    lovies, =o) kel

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  2. This is lovely Maxine - I love the layered heart and stitches - looks great! I hope everything is okay my friend!! You have been in my prayers! {{{hugs}}}

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  3. Enchanting, Maxine! What a delightful card, love all the little touches :) Gorgeous anniversary card and continued prayers for you and dh!

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  4. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

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  5. I hope everything´s OK Maxine. I love your heart. Kate x

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  6. Great card- love the pretty heart and the stitching. Hoping you and hubby are well! Putting on DT hat now....Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stamps AG challenge!

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  7. This is fabulous Maxine, I love your stitching and the heart is so pretty. Thank you so much for joining us at Country View Crafts. Sue xx

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  8. Nice! Thanks for playing along with Mema's Crafts.

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  9. Pretty Anniversary card, I love the stitching and the striped background. Thank you for joining us in this weeks blog challenge at SweetStamps.com.

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  10. Such a pretty card! I love the stitching, and the little peek of glitter! Thanks for joining our March challenge at One Crazy Stamper!

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  11. Really cute and elegant. Thank you for joining us at Card and Scrap.

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  12. Great card...Last card of yours that I commented on made me want to get out my embossing paste. This one wants to get out my thread and start stitching again. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  13. Nice card. Thanks for joining us at EAC.
    Hugs, Nadja

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  14. This is simply a very nice creation. I love it! We are so blessed that you joined our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday last week. We started a new Challenge today and will be delighted for you to come back and link up once more. Leaving you with this encouraging Word of God in Romans 15:4 and it says, "For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope." Have a great week.

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com


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  15. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Sisters of Craft. Good Luck and come back and see us soon! Lorixx Sisters of Craft Challenge Blog DT

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  16. Beautifully designed card! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper and good luck in the challenge.

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Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog - may your day be blessed. Any comments you may leave are deeply appreciated. All comments are moderated and spam deleted. Maxine D