Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Framed Patchwork Heart

Happy Groundhog Eve!  ;-)  Tomorrow is the big day.  Do you think The Groundhog, Phil, will see his shadow?  Gee, I hope not!  ;-)  Our winter has been so mild, we're all a bit confused around here and ready for the vibrant colors of Spring!

Take a look at how I brightened up this little table with a patchwork heart!  (Come back to see how these decanters were used at the Baby Shower we recently hosted!)

It's a very simple project.  Choosing cardstock may have been the most difficult part!

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I went with an 8.5" x 11" beige piece for the background and a scrap of 12" x 12" from a Christmas pack for the top.  I just folded the squares pattern cardstock in half and drew a free hand heart like I did for THIS WREATH and then cut it.  If you look closely, you can see the crease in the center.  That color combo really catches my eye!

For a bit of shimmer, red and green glitter glue was crisscrossed down some of  the lines.

To bump up the red, different sizes of rick rack were added with regular white glue.

This super cute bow shaped button has been in my stash for ages.  Small rick rack was threaded thru the button holes and held in place with a large glue dot.

Once all the glue dried, I tucked it into a frame.  That glitter really caught the flash in this photo.  My little patchwork heart sits on a small corner table atop a scruffy vintage mirror with a collection of decanters.

Happy Groundhog Eve!  ;-)  If there is such a thing.  Maybe I can start a new trend!  ;-)

Happy Valentine's Day!

Soon, we will be saying Happy Spring!  'Very soon!

;-)  -Marci


  1. My daughter is a very keen crafter and drawer - I will point her at this post!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  2. This is simply sweet! I like the texture variations. Thanks for sharing.


  3. This is cute! I might attempt one myself. Maybe a little smaller one as I don't have much display room.

    Thanks for the post!

  4. What a pretty heart - love what you did with the materials you had Marci

  5. This is cute and doesn't look too hard either :) #PoCoLo

  6. What a clever idea! This is super cute. Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday.

  7. When I first opened your post I thought wow this quilted heart it so pretty. Then reading on I found out it was done with paper, so its easier to do. Pinning to my valentine board. This is really really cute.

  8. Very sweet!! These sweet hearts would make lovely Valentines gifts!

    Thank you for sharing over at Waste Not Wednesday!

  9. This is great. Thank you for sharing on #PoCoLo

  10. Cute! I've been in a crafty mood lately. I've several Valentine Boxes.

  11. I love simple and pretty crafts, thanks for sharing!

  12. Looks great - love a bit of ric rack! Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

  13. I just love this heart. So easy and the results are amazing. make sure to stop by next month.
    Thanks for sharing at You’re The Star,


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