My embroidered pillow is coming I PROMISE, but you'll have to wait just a bit longer to see the finished product.
In the meantime, I thought I'd share a pic from Valentine's Day. This year I participated in Aunt Peaches' 3rd Annual Valentine Swap. The gist is you make 3 cards for 3 strangers and [ideally] receive 3 cards from 3 different strangers. Ok, so I'm still waiting for that 3rd card...but I really enjoyed the 2 that I did receive and I had such a blast making my cards.
|Handmade cards for strangers|
Even though I was sending 3 cards in 3 different directions, I wanted them to be similar and sort of go together somehow. I decided on a large heart as the general theme, but used very different mediums. The first one is embroidered on cardstock. The second I call 'Chevron Ombre Heart' made with paintchips. And the third is a paisley doodle in red ink. I'd totally sign up for something like this again in a heartbeat!