I started with a plain wood slat heart decoration that I'd purchased quite a while ago at a craft store.
I painted the slats with acrylic paint alternating white and light gray.
From there I chose a picture of my girls from a recent trip to a local pumpkin patch.
I mounted my photo on a piece of chipboard that was used as packing material in my Apple Crisp Daily Diary kit. I thought that it would give some texture to my project and I liked how the brown contrasted with the painted colors of the wood.
I used a couple of pieces from the kit and painted them a light aqua color to contrast with the browns and orange. I also used a large flower punch on a variety of patterned papers to make more embellishments for the project. I crinkled the paper before punching it to add more texture to the flowers.
I cut the "I love you more" sentiment from the Jillibean Soup Bite Size Bits paper and mounted that onto a dark brown paper. I added foam adhesive to the center of the word strip before adding it to give dimension to the sentiment.
I tied the golden thread from the kit around my photo a few times and tied it in a bow. I added some paper flowers from the kit along with the ones I'd punched from patterned paper. I added enamel dots to the centers of the punched flowers. The gold scalloped tape is from my craft supply.
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