Thursday, November 27, 2008

Sampler Three

[Hearts No. 3, available on eBay]

It was a matter of time before embellishments crept into my heart samplers. I used vintage millinery flowers on this one, and I do like the effect. The trick is to know where to place it, and not to confuse the eye.




In case you haven't guessed by now, birds and hearts are motifs I love to use. Before I discovered collage and mixed media, I used to paint with watercolors and acrylics. Hearts and birds featured then, too.




Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends.

6 comments:

  1. Lovely Colette!

    And you have a big and loving heart so I am not surprised hearts feature in your work.

    You ignited my love of birds :)

    Dotxx

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  2. Very sweet. I was just thinking about hearts this morning....
    Thanks for sharing.
    Darlene

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  3. Hi Colette!
    Loving your quilties! Do you print out your own fabric images or do you buy them made up? I used to get mine from artchix but they stopped selling on fabric and I have printed my own out but prefer to buy them already done..
    Happy Thanksgiving to you to(a little late for Canada) I am stuffed like the turkey and already in my pj's we ate early because everyone had to drive a distance... hope your weekend is lovely! karen....

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  4. I really love what you are doing with the hearts. I have a thing for hearts too..
    I love the white heart with the bird in it, very sweet.
    Just thinking of you this evening. love nita

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  5. Love the flowers in the heart! It looks so very sweet there. Great idea :)

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  6. It looks lovely!

    wren

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