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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day!

 
I love Valentine's Day.
I love hearts.
I love... love!
 
 
Hearts as a design motif have
always made me happy.
From way back when in grammar
school when I used to draw hearts
all over my school books that were
wrapped in brown paper shopping bags.
 
 
This is a piece I made many years
ago with antique buttons and some
beads when my cousin was teaching
me how to do silk ribbon embroidery.
At the time I had 2 very young toddlers
and not much time for being crafty.
 
 
A number of years ago, I was with a
group of women and one of them was
getting married.  She was talking about
themes for her wedding and said, "well
definitely no hearts, I don't like hearts."
What? 
It never occurred to me that someone
would dislike hearts...
 
 
Well, not me.  I love them and use them
in my designs all the time.
 
 
And don't get me started on how
many heart shaped cookie cutters
I own.
 
 
So I can make these for the ones
I love.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1 comment:

  1. Happy Valentine's Day!

    What a lot of lovely hearts! I like the heart with the silk ribbon embroidery and the buttons most. And the cookies, i love cookies, just let me get one...

    Cheers Marle

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