Welcome back to the most awesome inspirational art blog on the internet 🙂
I am Jeanine (My Arty Heart) and I am excited to be back today to share this cute hanging heart garland with you all. I made this one for my art room in my favorite colors.
The Crafter’s Workshop provided me with some product to create this project. The opinions I share are solely my own.
You can view the full process video here:
To start off, I had these hearts cut at a local store, these are from bamboo wood.
If you cant find something like this, don’t worry, just cut out some hearts from cardboard.
I gave them a coat of TCW White Gesso, let it dry, and gave it a second coat.
Now for the fun part, finger painting. Yes, finger painting with my favorite colors. It looks a bit blotchy, but don’t worry, when we do the next step, it all melts away.
Now I am stamping the words “LOVE” with archival ink on some tissue paper that I will use to glue on the hearts.
I use TCW Gel Medium Gloss to adhere the words with.
Adding some bling bling shine, because life is to short to be boring or one dimensional. Pebeo studio acrylics have a great iridescent color shine to them.
I love to embellish my projects with this washi tape for Ide-ology (Chatter). It adds interest and texture to the background.
As a final touch, I am adding two small wooden hearts to each heart, covered in TCW White Gesso . I also add some splatters with the gesso just to round it off.
All that is left is to hang them. I added some clear and purple crystal beads to a hot pink ribbon string. Love the outcome of this, and looks so pretty in my art space.
See you all next time.
Jeanine du Plessis (My Arty Heart)
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