SVG file: Valentine Hearts
8x10 canvas (primed and ready)
printed paper (stash)
Ribbon , 5/8 inches wide (about 9 inches); 1/8 inch wide (15 inches)
Adirondack Ink (Red Pepper)
Bic-Mark-It (light brown)
button or brad with the backs removed
Sizzix eclips2, eCal2 software
stamps (script background, medallion - both Stampin' Up!)
Crayola Marker Refill kit
Glue Gun, glue stick
Adhesive of choice
Die cut the layered heart on heart -- I removed the central heart cutout and the middle layer; leaving just the thin outer cut and larger heart and the smallest heart all on cardstock. Using the eBrush (or an ink dauber) color in the heart, deepening the color on the edges. Add a little glitter to the small heart and set aside.
Using a foam brush, spread a light layer of Modge Podge on the back of your printed paper cut to 5 x 7 inches you've edged with a bit of light brown spray. Put a light layer of the Modge Podge on the canvas as well. Carefully smooth the printed paper (print side up) on the canvas centering it. I added a layer Modge Podge to the top of the printed paper and spread it just beyond the edges of the paper to make sure the paper was secure.
Using a light brown ink, stamp the script and medallion on the Evolon paper cut to 3 x 5 inches. Using the eBrush, lightly spray the edges of the Evolon piece and if desired, create a shadow for the heart (using a shadow cut of the heart in the file) using the ebrush with the shadow cut acting as a mask.
Lightly spray the bottom edge of the lace with the same brown and secure to the bottom edge of the Evolon paper.
Spray both ribbons with the brown ink for a tea-stained look. Fold the 5/8 inch ribbon in half, trim the edges and with the fold on the left side, secure to the Evolon piece with staples. Glue this piece to the printed paper, centering it. Add a brad or button. (I used an old brad, inked up for a bit of antiquing and cut off the prongs. I used some hot glue to secure it to the ribbon.
Using pop-dots, and some quality glue, center the heart and secure in place.
Using the eBrush, lightly wash the outer edges of the canvas, If desired, you can soften any bursts or lines with a cottonball dipped lightly in alcohol and "move" the ink around a little bit. Loop the 1/8 in ch ribbon and leave some long tails. Using some hot glue, secure in place. Add a sentiment if desired. Sign and date.
Thanks for dropping by and I hope you like this project. It was a fun one. Hoping you're building in some creative time this week. Have an amazing one!
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