I have a few hearts to share today...
I was playing with tin cans (....... coming soon to a magazine near you, but don't say I told you!!!), and I liked the result to much I wanted to use them on more projects. The inside of a baked bean tin has fabulous ridges, great texture! (other things may too, I didn't look! We have enough empty bean tins to last me hours without ever looking in another variety!)
I cut the tin initially with a pair of tin snips from the DIY store, but once the metal was bashed nice and flat, I discovered you can use Tonic scissors (the Tim Holtz ones) to cut the metal very easily. Just be careful, the edges will be very sharp!
I cut out some heart shapes, then coloured them with Vintaj patina ink. This is the red colour, Garnet. I edged them with a little blue paint, stamped them, then sanded the whole thing a little. Because of the ridges, the sanding works really well!
gesso first, then added smears of red (Dash Of Red) and cobalt....
As the hearts are metal, they need attaching securely. Strong glue would work, but I chose to use large eyelets. My cropodile went through both the metal and chipboard easily!
I finished by wrapping some wire around the panel, just to carry on the metal theme!
Some Chit Chat stickers added to the hearts gave me my title...Love Me Do!!
Have a great day!