Sweet & Shabby Hearts

Yesterday, I was in the mood to make a heart. 

So I started pulling out fabric, lace, beads, buttons, and whatever
else I could find, until my table was its usual chaotic mess.

I don't know why I need so much mess just to create a little heart.....

but I do.

I cut out a sweet little heart, then using my pinking sheers,
cut out a slightly larger heart, using a cream fleece.

I added another fabric heart behind the fleece, and hand stitched them together,
adding some pretty shabby vintage laces.

I finished it off with buttons, beads, flowers, etc.

Then, I made another one.....

And I just kept making hearts. ♥♥

So, I decided to make a little banner.

And since I haven't been able to stop yet,
I thought I'd sit a few around the house.

♥ ♥ ♥

Be careful what you set your heart on,
for it will surely be yours.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson


Dawn said...

Love your heart garland Debi, beautiful!

Cat & Cricket said...

Debi~ Don't stop!! They are beautiful!!!
Have a wonderful weekend...

JoAnne said...

So very pretty Debi!

NanaDiana said...

Debi- Those are ALL gorgeous hearts. I love your banner. Isn't it funny how you start with one little project and it just balloons into something bigger and more wonderful? Love all your soft, pretty fabrics. xo Diana

Terri said...

Oh so sweet Debi! I love each heart, every one of them is delicate, sweet and your banner so romantic!

Terri Gordon said...

Hi Debi, Oh your heart banner is just beautiful! so you, love all the beautiful material you used, so pretty! Have a wonderful weekend. Hugs, Terri

Ginger said...

I love your fabric hearts. We had the same idea but I used paper. Love hearts don't you? Just beautiful

Alison said...

Oooooh! Gorgeous!

BucksCountyFolkArt said...

So soft and pretty!

Karen said...

BOY! Are we on the same wavelength! I want to crazy quit some hearts! You've given me inspiration!
Hugs. Karen

Elyse said...

you are a lean, mean crafty machine!

beautiful as always, debi!

i hope that your new year is off to a bright beginning!


Anonymous said...

I love, love, love, love your beautiful and creative hearts!
They are gorgeous actually!

Ciao Bella

Creative Carmelina

mercedes scott said...

Keep on hearting! Love these - and the banner is the best idea for displaying the 100s you will be making! lol

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Beautiful and I love your strung pearls too!!