Monday, February 3, 2014

L.O.V.E.... What's That Spell?

Happy Monday! We have a new challenge for you up on the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge blog

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner We've got love letters on our minds. Will you make a card with heart? Create a journal entry about someone (or something) you love? Perhaps use vintage postage as your latest inspiration… whatever inspires you – we can’t wait to see your love letters!

With the arrival of our fourth girl in just a matter of weeks, we are getting things ready around here. And that includes her name too, of course. While it remains a secret until her arrival, it will start with an “O,” which combined with the initials of her sisters we have four little ladies that spell “LOVE.”


So, with that in mind... let's create a little home decor piece!

First up, I have some basic white muslin that I have sketched some hearts on and splattered and spritzed with all sorts of fun things:
 With that dry, it's time for some stencil action...
 And some stamping...
Then, I simply cut and stitched around my sketched hearts, making sure to leave an opening for stuffing...
 There may or may not have been an old teddy bear sacrificed for the cause of this art...

Anyhoo....
Now that these hearts are all stuffed and stitched... it's time to add some more color! First, just some simple watercolor. Then, lots of little bits and cut-outs added...
...until I had all my hearts ready to go! Wondering about those letters? Simple Grunge board... I wrote the letters, cut them out and painted them. Easy peasy!
A lovely little stick from the back yard...
Hello...
LOVEly little hearts...
Baby "O," we can't wait to meet you!
So, how will you interpret this fun "love" challenge? Can't wait to see what you make!

Go get crafty and link-up with us!

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25 comments:

  1. Hi Ashli, I'm a big fan and true follower of your blog. I love your style, and this project melts my heart. Especcially because your little one is on her way. How beautiful that the four of your girls spell love. Sigh....

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  2. Your sewn hearts are beautiful Ashli, all shabby chic and gorgeous, I love them. Hugs, Chris.

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  3. Those are pretty cool! And I love that their initials spell love!

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  4. Love your hearts Ashli , the muslin is gorgeous and I love the delicate colours . Great backgrounds too. Enjoy your week. Tracy x

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  5. Stunning! Gorgeous hearts and what a beautiful home decor! I love love this!

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  6. Wow.. these hearts are so beautiful! Ashli. I love the pretty patterns you created on the background. Your sewing is awesome. What a precious creation! :)

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  7. These are amazing Ashli! So much work and such a wonderful keepsake, I love this project! :)

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  8. This is such a beautiful project, Ashli! You put so much "love" into this!

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  9. I am in love with your brand of creativity. First, I'm amazed you get anything done with three little ones, but more power to you. These hearts have so much whimsy. You might be successful in getting me to actually open up the fabric cupboard again. Looking forward to finding out what your daughter's name!
    Beautfiul project, once again.

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  10. Such a pretty piece of art Ashli! Love the fabric hearts! Thanks for sharing your creative process!

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  11. This is adorable! I love the hearts themselves, but the fact that your daughters initials spell "LOVE" is the sweetest thing I've ever heard.
    hmmmm....wonder what "O" stands for?
    :)

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  12. So sweet, Ashli! Love the hanging! The hearts look amazing! Hugs, Sandra

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  13. Woweee!! I love these fun & pretty puffy heart decor pieces!! Such a fun project!

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  14. Such a sweet idea, Ashli! Love the cute heart home decor!

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  15. Holy cow! I pinned this one so fast that I almost broke my keyboard! You have such an absolutely amazingly cool style and I seriously love all of your projects. Your creativity always inspires and I love to see what things you've imagined and brought to life. This is another A++++!!

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  16. Ditto to Andrea! This is soooo LOVEly!

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  17. The hearts are just lovely and I adore the curly twig to display them... wow!
    Alison x

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  18. What a wonder this work with the fabric! You are incredibly amazing with your ability to invent original things with a modern look! Barbarayaya

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  19. Hay Ashli,

    Your project touched my heart, so whimsical and "off the wall" tho obviously it is "on the wall" haha! How cool!

    Blessings,
    Barb

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  20. I love the hearts! This work is really amazing.

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  22. Ashli -- I've been catching on everyone's blog. This is such a wonderful project. It makes me happy just looking at it. I'm really trying to do some things with fabric and ink. Thanks so much for the inspiration. You've given me some wonderful ideas!! What a way to celebrate Valentine's Day! -- Mary Elizabeth

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