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Christine Emberson

Altered Heart

 Hi everyone, it is Christine here today sharing with you an altered heart project.

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I selected an MDF heart and some patterned paper – Fancy Pants, Memories Captured.  Drew around the heart with a pencil and cut it out.

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It was then simple to adhere the paper to the MDF using MyStik® Permanent Strips , as you can see because it dispenses in tiny adhesive strips and is therefore perfect for curves.

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I sanded the edges of the heart gently, applied distress ink and stamped a script design to the bottom section.

I then selected a rectangle of patterned paper, distressed and inked the edges.  I also raided my material box and found some hessian and frayed the edges, both of these will strongly adhere to my project with Crafty Power TapeCEmberson - Heart3

Because this is a gift for my niece I placed a special photo of her inside a Keepsake Envelope, this will save it getting dusty and adds a nice touch.  These come in a variety pack so there’s always a right size for whatever you place inside!CEmberson - Heart4I then added some lace, twine, a die cut Spellbinders® Create A Sunflower and a little brad to represent a closure on the Keepsake Envelope.  The sunflower is firmly in place with 3D Foam Squares – White, Regular.

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A completed gift and made speedy with the perfect adhesives.

Thank you for joining me today and remember to keep stopping by the Crafty Power Blog for lots of inspirational projects.



Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® – Keepsake Envelopes – Mix, Crafty Power Tape, MyStik® Permanent Strips, 3D Foam Squares – White, Regular

Paper – Fancy Pants, Memories Captured

Die Templates – Spellbinders® – Create A Sunflower

Lace, twine, hessian, brad.

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