Sunday, 4 September 2011

Crafty Individuals September challenge "Hanging About"

The theme for the crafty Individuals Challenge this month is "Hanging about".
This is the first time I am taking part and I decided to make a heart shaped hanger.
I free cut a heart shape out of cardstock. Coated it with Gesso, inked the edges, then used one of the Crafty Individuals swirl stamps around the edges. The image is from one of their glossy A4 sheets.

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22 comments:

  1. This is glorious, Astrid! It is lovely to have found new art through the crafty individuals' blog. Thank you for joining in the challenge,

    Lucy x

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  2. A beautiful heart hanging Astrid - love it! Many thanks for joining in the CI challenge. Jean

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  3. A beautiful romantic hanging, love it. Annette x

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  4. Beautiful! Love the softness of the gesso BG

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  5. This is a stunning creation Astrid! So romantic! I love it! x

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  6. What a really lovely heart Astrid.
    The girl is pretty. Love them.

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  7. What a wonderfully soft feel this has. Matches your blog perfectly too...has the same romantic feel to it.

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  8. What a beautiful romantic look and feel this piece has.

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  9. This is so feminine Astrid. Once again a beautiful vintage look but with the lovely soft and gentle colours. Glorious work.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  10. I love what you came up with!

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  11. wow Astrid .. this is super duper awesome .. it looks 3 dimensional and I love the gesso and embossing on it .... fabulous ... do you use the gesso from the can or the spray,just wondering ???
    big hugz x

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  12. Very inspiring blog you have thank you for sharing xxx

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  13. Very elegant, romantic and beautifully vintage!

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  14. Absolutly amazing heart, love the romantic look and the soft coloration.
    Hugs Anja

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  15. What a beautiful hanging, it almost looks 3D. Loving the irregular heart shape too. x

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  16. An exceptionally beautiful and romantic heart, dear Astrid! Really terrific!
    Wish you a nice sunday evening.
    Hugs
    MARTINA

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  17. Such a pretty and feminine piece! I love the look of the gesso and the swirly images.

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  18. Your hanging is so beautiful.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  19. Your hanging heart is outstanding, so wonderful.

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