Thursday, August 25, 2011

Heart Art






Hola!  Last week, on the Bombshell Stamps Blog,  I shared an easy embossing resist technique for creating interesting backgrounds.  This week I'm back to share what I made with the die cut panel I created in the tutorial.  

Our fabulous pin-up gal for August is Milo and she set our theme this month and challenged us to create shabby chic cards or projects.  Well, I have the "shabby" part down, not so sure about the "chic" part...LOL!

For this card, I used a gorgeous heart with wings image from the All My Heart set.  Believe it or not, there was a time when I hated hearts.  Not the ever-so-fierce organ that keeps me perky, but the super cute, saccharin sweet images that many stamp companies use in their Valentine's Day releases...BLECH!  Then I started to take an interest in religious themed art and the sacred heart was frequently featured in these types of works.  After that I was practically obsessed with it.  When Bombshell Stamps released the two heart sets, I was nearly over the moon.  Now I can't get enough...heck, I even like the cute stuff ;D  Funny how our tastes can change so drastically from one moment to the next :)

I'll keep this post short, but I have one more thing to share before I go.  I know I only put up 2 cards this week and that is totally lame.  AND, I know it's only Thursday and there's still a few more days left in the week, but I'm just not going to get another chance to make anymore cards before Sunday, because I'm...drumroll, please...heading to Roswell to take 4 classes with Tim Holtz!!!  Yep, you read that right!  The one and only Master of Grunge!  Sultan of Paper!  King of Distress!  I am beyond excited, as you can probably tell...LOL!  I plan on taking lots of pics and sharing them on my blog when I get back, so pop back in and check them out next week.  Until then, stay crafty ;D   

10 comments:

  1. Now that is totally gorgeous! absolutely love that
    Nicki
    xXx

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  2. Damn Girl! You sure put my dinky little card to shame! This is STUNNING! I love all of those layers and textures. The soft colors are beautiful. I know what you mean about hearts...not really a fan of the cutsy... Have a BLAST with Tim Holtz!!!

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  3. This is divine...love the composition!! When did you find the time, with rushing to Roswell to take a 2 day workshop with the great T!m Holtz! Hee Hee See you there!!!
    Hugs, Mom

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  4. Wow Cheryl! Love this so much! Kim

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  5. what a fabulous card cheryl, love every detail on it.

    greetings karin

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  6. Just love this card. The little skulls on the pink - wonderful

    Want to see stuff from Roswell.

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  7. Truly spectacular!!!

    I love how you added glitter to the heart's wings. Great coloring as always.

    And those shiny black skulls!!! I love them.

    Great design. Great card. Send it to me. :D

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