Monday, January 23, 2012

Some More Valentines

Saturday was the first snowfall of the season!! 
It was the perfect day to stay at home and work on some Valentine crafts..
Here are just a few that I made...


This was yet another in ...  Ah'Hem.... a series of Valentine Tussie Mussie's 
that I have been working on for my swap.  

I used a beautiful white lace and pleated cotton for the base. Then I ruffled some red / white polka dot tulle. I made the medallion by cutting out a fabric trim with hearts and a cherub and added a satin ruffle around it! 


I had this beautiful pink rosette fabric that I wasn't sure what to do with so I made some mini pink pillows... They just came out so darling!!



I altered this image of little people 
and printed them on fabric.. Then added vintage trinkets and lace..





I made these Valentine ornaments out of card stock and added vintage dyed lace all around, then I cut out some more vintage fabric hearts and finished them with fabric rosettes... 

I made this purse out of a piece of chenille and added plush damask heart and silk wings. I used a burlap strap for the strap and added a floral rosette with a vintage rhinestone pin. 




I went out of my usual very safe box and had some fun stitching some crazy stitches all over this heart.  
I think it came out kinda neat... 


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Please do not forget I am have a FREE Valentine Tussie Mussie GIVEAWAY!! 
All you have to do is leave a comment on my blog from now until Feb. 1. 

If you ..... 
             leave a comment, repost this on facebook... it will count as one entry

      become a follower, post a link to this giveaway on your blog.. it will count as 5 entries

Just let me know by leaving a comment. 

Winner will be announced! Feb 1, 2012

(please note: I LOVE all my international followers and will be happy to ship this item international, but I need to mention due to the high cost of shipping international, I can only ship this item snail mail)

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Joining Doni at Pearls and Lace Thusdays!!! 

20 comments:

C'est moi Claudette said...

I'm on my iPad so forgive my short comment. I'm lying in bed.
I adore all of your sweet valentines Cheryl. You sure know how to capture my attention.
I've always wanted a tusie. I hope that's how to spell it. If you decide to sell them, let me know. I would buy one in a heartbeat, even if you snail mailed it, lol.
Oh those mirrors of mine.... They really are just tiny ones. You can only see your face, nothing else below the belt!!
It's raining here too, but the snow won't be gone oh no.
I guess I'm doing ok for lying here, lol. Thanks for coming on my walk on the river with Pepper and I.
Are you still eating healthy?? I've been thinking about you. I hope you are on your way. Remember im your cheerleader.
Love you
Love me
Xoxo

Sugar Lump Studios said...

All your Valentine projects are so inspiring! Love how many items you were able to get done too! beautiful work!

maid marian said...

Oh my goodness! Do you sleep? I am amazed by the sheer volume of creative pieces you are knocking out. Everything is so lovely. Keep up the great work! Hugs, Marian

Carla Gizzi said...

wow!! you got an amazing amount done on your snowy day at home!! and i know you did so much more too...all so creative!! love them all! :)

fairyrocks said...

I love the tussy mussy, but the fabric heart is to swoon for!!
Keep smiling and creating

Mrs.TriciaK said...

Very Cute Cheryl~ So glad I joined in on all the fun!!! Have a beautiful day!!
Love ya, Tricia

Patricia said...

I love what you made. So very talented

Nann from At Nann's Table said...

Oh Cheryl I love love love your tussie mussies and cute pillows and ornaments. So Valentiney and special. I feel like a kid again I am having so much fun. Probably need to talk as I so enjoyed hearing about once upon a dream. But we can wait awhile until the swap is finished. Love your post. And thanks for coming and commenting on mine. It always means a lot.

Nann

Nann from At Nann's Table said...

Oh I am a follower and I have your posts emailed to me and I will put it on facebook. I don't know how to put a widget on my blog yet. The ones you see there someone else did it for me. That is on my list to learn this week. Yes...even though I'm in the swap I still would love to win one of your special Valentine Tussie Mussies. They are adorable!!

Nann

Grace said...

Hahahahahahahaha I can not wait to call my over acheiver very talented crazy artistic friend!!! I am speachless totally gorgeous everything!!!! I am so loving those freaking pillows yeah whatever!!! You are incredibly talented. love it. I am surrounded by pure creative genius with you ann denise and beverly!! I have to tell you about the store I went to before dinner...ugh!!!! You need to sell all your treasures!! Luv you...Grace xoox

MJ said...

Cheryl, I know how much you love to create - and YES, you need somewhere to sell your stuff - one of a kind, not mass produced, beautiful pieces. Oh, by the way, I keep my halloween tussie mussie, from years gone by, out all year long. That's how much I like it. Okay, so I'm gonna share your link on my fb page. I love the graphics from your blog and I love you. MJ

Sandy Michelle said...

Girl I am LOVING the stitched hearts you made-with the image of people on it! You have been a busy little cupid :)

Sandy xox

Red Rose Alley said...

Hello,
I visited yout blog today - I saw you on sweet Claudie's blog. Your blog is so pretty, and you have many creative ideas. I love all the red hearts that you have made. Me and my daughters started a blog, and we would love it if you could visit us and follow. I would enjoy coming back to visit with you. Your blog is wonderful. I hope to hear from you, and have a sweet day.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, I forgot to mention...your HEADER is just gorgeous!
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Sandi said...

I just discovered your beautiful blog tonight, just in time to be inspired to make some Valentine crafts. I just love the rose-embossed fabric you used for the hearts! I'd love to win one of your tussie mussies!

gypsy rose said...

All are so pretty, but the heart shaped ones tug at my heartstrings.

Heidi said...

You are quite creative. Everything is so pretty, especially like the purse. Greetings from Indiana...Heidi

Doni said...

Adorable Valentines!!! You have so much creativity going on over there!! I especially love those hearts with the picture...all that glorious lace! YUMMY!
Thanks so much for linking up with Pearls and Lace Thursday and joining in the party! Such pretty Valentines!
Blessings, Doni

Anonymous said...

Wow Cheryl! You have been busy! Everything is beautiful. You are very talented! Thank you so much for having the swap. I had a blast creating. Can't wait to see all the pics and receive mine!
love ya, heather xo

Marlene aka Mizz Bee said...

Cool beans... did I make it on time for my entry... have been a little crazed with things... I had soo much fun making my cones... keeping my fingers crossed that I will bee the lucky one to receive the cone cool beans... Have a honey of a night ~ sweet dREaMs~ Luv mIZz bEe ;O) xox