July 23, 2010

A Fabric Heart & Friday's "Freebie"

A Gift
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My darling friend, Lynn at Her Creative Spirit, recently celebrated her Birthday, and I just couldn't let it go unnoticed. Since Lynn loves shabby chic, I decided to try my hand at making a little puffed fabric heart to hang in her new studio. It's made of muslin, scented with lavender and decorated with a printed fabric fairy dog, vintage lace, a stamped muslin word, a tiny ribbon flower and embellished with embroidery stitches. Quite a departure from my usual art!

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A PNG 
and . . .
A Jpeg too!

On a pretty Spring weekend several months ago, I wandered into an antique shop and found this little guy in a stack of cabinet cards. I fell in love with his dear face and beautiful clothing. Thought you might like the "original" too. Enjoy!!!


May you have a day of fun discoveries & new experiences!
Credits:  Heartfelt thanks to Lynn at Her Creative Spirit for permission to use her picture of the Birthday Heart!

21 comments:

Audrey said...

Thanx for this gorgeous boy!!

Diane said...

Love your puffed heart--and your little boy--thanks so much!!

Marilyn Rock said...

Your puffed heart is charming; the little boy is marvelous - thank you!

Healing Woman said...

Terri your stitched heart is wonderful. I'm surprised that it is white, since you usually do such colorful work. I love the softness of the look and hope to see more of your cloth creations!

Theresa said...

Lovely job and the puffed heart and thank you for the charming boy:)

Netty said...

Ooh what a beautiful heart, she will love it. Thank for the charming boy. Enjoy the weekend. Annette x

Rebecca Anthony said...

Beautiful work on your charming heart and these images are really wonderful!!!

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

Lynn is going to love this heart! I'm SO excited to see you branching out into fabric... This little guy's face is so cute - thank you for sharing him. Enjoy your weekend and stay cool.

Emma Grace said...

I love your stuff and I followed you. I hope you follow me!!!!!

Dezinaworld said...

Ohhh that heart is stunning !! I love your little boy too he is so cute. thanks for sharing
Have a wonderful weekend, i hope the sun shines for you
hugs June xxxx

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Oh thank you for sharing that precious fella, what a cutie and so snappily dressed too :)

Your Lavender scented heart for Lynn is wonderful ... sweet doggie with wings ... ummm Lavender I can smell it from here!

Have a lovely weekend and stay cool dear Terri
oxo

sharon said...

Thank you Terri! And I love your new departure creation....so soft and pretty , and gorgeous!

Amy said...

ooo, your lil' gift is just adorable Terri..you should def. make more of them. I bet you could even sell them! Love the image on fabric..creatie and hearwarming. Love Love the little boy ..he sure is full of love! I can't wait to use him in my art with those rosie cheeks

Ragamuffin Gal said...

Bless your gracious sweet spirit! The image is darling and your puffed heart is so adorable! Your blog background rocks too! Blessings to you Terri!

Janine said...

I didn´t read carefully enough. Im se, you scentened it with lavenedr.
There is the answer (hehe)

Lynn said...

My little heart is a treasure and looks lovely in my studio, it was so nice of you to create something especially for me :)

I love this little boy too, you don't often find such amazing cabinet cards, lucky you, and thanks for sharing.

susi said...

love the heart (especially the doggie angel). the little boy is so cute!

Sea Gypsy said...

You are such a sweet spirit and I know she will just love this special gift. I love the journal you did a few posts ago! Soooo Coooool!

peggy gatto said...

Are you kidding??????????
And I just saw your fabulous mail art!!!!

Femmy said...

your fabric heart is gorgeous terri!! and thanks for the little boy!!

Sue@MyArtsDesire said...

Terri, Your venturing out into other lands turned out beautiful! I'm sensing a little rebel spirit in your art veins as of late...pink, sewing machines, hand stitching, what's next?! Xo, Sue
p.s. LOVE this little guy. thank you!!!