Friday 27 November 2009

A vintage heart plaque & a Tilda tag

I have a heart punch that I just love as its quite a longish heart shape so I decided to use the shape for my next project. I drew this heart out on some thick cardboard and cut it out with a craft knife. I covered it in a lovely vintage paper and the bottom part added a torn piece of the same style paper. I distressed the edge of the heart with a pair of scissors, inked it and then added some Diamond Stickles all around the edge. Once dried I added the cream lace, some pearls and some dark red roses. I then used my heart punch on a lovely Crafty Indivdual image, added a cream border to it, added some more cream lace and a red rose and placed it on top. The lovely sentiment is one of several stamps bought from Running With Scissors 'A Mother is close to your heart, whether near in miles or far apart'.

And now for Tilda - found a large Tag whilst searching for something else and thought aahhhhh have a go at distress and inking it. I used Vintage Photo and Antique Linen on it, distressed the edges with scissors and then inked it again. The page of writing stamp is one from Crafty Individuals. Tilda is painted with distress inks of Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Tattered Rose and Aged Mahogany and Diamond stickles were added to her wings. Some lace and red ribbon was added, a couple of hearts were punched from red cardstock and a lovely stamped sentiment 'As time passes us by my love for you stays eternal' was used.

Well thats it for now - trying to finish off my project for the Lets Get Shabby Challenge and boy is that proving to be a challenge - dismantled it twice and STILL put it back to its original look DOH TTFN xx


  1. Both the heart and the tag are divine Polly - perfectly vintage chic, good luck with getting the shabby challenge project completed XXX

  2. Yummy stuff agin Polly! You even make Tilda look appealing lol. Both projects are gorgeous. See you soon. x

  3. very pretty creations again Polly, especially like the heart. Can't wait to see your shabby creation, I am working slowly on mine............. very slowly (it takes me twice as long as you) but then your brill at them
    cya soon
    kate x

  4. Love these both but particularly the heart is so gorgeous. I am adding to follow you as i love your style
    hugs June xxx

  5. Love both those tags. The first one .... I think is so charming and sweet.