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Hiya, I'm a busy Mum (of 6) and full time carer to my eldest son. I love paper, ribbons, buttons, stamps.....in fact anything crafty lol and i share my work space ( and stash!) with my 12 year old daughter, Rebecca (Bex). Please leave a comment if you call so I know you've been, I would love to visit you back and please become a follower if you like what you see. Thanks for popping by.........
'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Wooden heart #1

Morning crafters......hope you're all well!
I have something a bit different (for me) to share today....a painted wooden heart!
We've had such a lot going on at home recently and me & Mr Mojo seem to have fallen
out cos he keeps disappearing lol so rather than sit at my desk shuffling bits of
paper around I thought I'd finish up some almost forgotten about projects & maybe
have a go at something new.......and this is something new!
I started with a plain wooden heart, inked it all over in black then gave it a coat
of grey acrylic paint. I then sanded it back a bit, stamped on the Indigo Blu verse 
& heat embossed it. Next I simply added a few embellies & a sprinkle of aged silver 
frantage & I have to tell you I struggled with frantage on paper but wow, on wood it
works soooo well! So that's my little crafty offering for today, thanks for calling &
 whatever you're up to hope it involves some crafty time!
xx

challenges I'd like to enter
anything goes at Crafting at the Weekend
anything goes at Anything but a Card
anything goes at That Craft Place
anything goes at Crafting from the Heart
anything goes at Sparkle N Sprinkle
anything goes at Altered Eclectics

23 comments:

  1. Love this Jo, it looks fab. Carol x

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  2. This is gorgeous Jo. I love the colours and fabulous detailing.
    hugs Sue xx

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  3. This is so gorgeous! You definitely have your mojo back I would say! xx

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  4. A stunning creation Jo...those colours are just gorgeous and the little flower finishes it off...xx♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

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  5. It's pretty Jo! I could see this hanging in my craft room wall, LOL! love the details....

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  6. Wonderful creation and I love the frantage on the wood. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

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  7. This is really special Jo. Its so pretty and that sentiment looks lovely stamped on it. Michelle x

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  8. Wow it's fantastic Jo lovely detail.
    Hope you are ok Hugs Julie xxx

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  9. This is fabulous Jo, such a lovely sentiment and the frantage looks great.
    Pauline
    x

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  10. so stunning jo.i love the frantage and gorgeous flower and sentiment ;D

    xx coops xx

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  11. This is a beauty Jo.So striking and creative.Love it.great painting too.Hugs Debbie x

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  12. Hi Jo how pretty is this! x

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  13. Oh WOW this is lovely Jo, so creative. Now where are you going to hang it?
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  14. Hi Jo
    Oh how can you be melting it's gorgeous weather and as for your last question about the kettle ... always !!!
    great piece and very different for you I know how you feel about mr mojo I think he eloped with my little miss mojo hehe

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  15. Gorgeous project! I struggle with Frantage too, might just have to try using it on some other than paper now!! Thank you for joining the crafting At The Weekend challenge, hope to see you again soon.

    Victoria DT

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  16. This is gorgeous Jo! I love the grey paint with the frantage … and the flower and heart are perfect… fab quote too! :-)
    Hope you're having a lovely weekend hun! I'm hoping it goes a bit cooler tomorrow!! :-))
    Big hugs Sue xx

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  18. This is a gorgeous heart Jo....love the colours. I have sent you an email re the ATC's. Debbie xx

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  19. Wow gorgeous, so pretty, thanks for sharing at crafting from the heart, good luck
    Caroline dt

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  20. I really like this one Jo. Beautiful words and the flower is perfect for it. Glad you found some mojo to still do some creating
    x catherine

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  21. I really love your wooden hearts, Jo! The silver and black color combo is perfect with the gingham ribbon. I'm so glad to hear that I'm not the only person who has trouble with frantage on paper. :-D

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  22. This is fab - gorgeous thankyou for sharing with us over at Altered Eclectics this month.
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