Corny, I know - but I still love making hearts. Always have, always will. I keep making them for Sabrina and she doesn't have much interest in them - they're for "little girls."
NOT SO - say I. Hearts are everywhere. Carolyn makes beautiful textile hearts. Babs makes gorgeous clay hearts. My hearts - well, I like to start with a fabric base and then I attach all kinds of stuff - plastic, floss, yarn, fibers, wool, buttons, ribbons, etc. I paint them, melt them, stitch them - whatever I feel like doing. Many of my leftover scraps get turned into.... HEARTS.
The purple heart above, is one I made for Babs. I've loved purple since I was about 13. It's still one of my favorite colors and I love working with it.
This is the Heart that Babs made for me. It's clay painted in the most beautiful Earthy colors, embellished with copper and beads. I love it. I met Babs through the Girlfriend's Traveling Sketchbook. Her stuff is so cool.
My bezzy, Carolyn (Love Stitching Red) , made me a delicious little purple heart (right). I've admired her heat distressed, stitched and embellished work for a very long time. You may remember the Global Warming piece she made for me a while back. Her work is so unique and her blog is a work of art in and of itself.
My mentioning hearts would be amiss had I failed to mention that Blaise, Sabrina and & I saw Alice in Wonderland this weekend at Imax in 3D. In a word - MAGICAL. "What does that have to do with hearts?" you ask. Helena Bonham Carter played the Queen of Hearts...
she was fantastic - as was Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter.
Coolest movie - loved it! "I need a PIG!!!"