Saturday, 26 January 2013

ATCAS #5 - Heart

Good morning!

How are we this splendid Saturday morning? Well, it was raining all day in Athens yesterday, but I still find it splendid with its +15 degrees after a week full of snow that reached -15 degrees in Warsaw! I loved it, but still... was happy to come back home ;)

So... today we have a new challenge over at Addicted to CAS. This is what I came up with:



...And as you may have imagined, the code word for this challenge is "Heart":


And a close-up of the heart:


I used a corrugated heart as the base - but I used the back of the heart to be able to stick the hearts and pearls. I painted wood veneer hearts with silver acrylic paint and filled in the gaps with lots and lots of pearls in three sizes.

I hope you like it!

Why don't you come over at Addicted to CAS for some amazing inspiration by the design team and to play along with us? After all, Valentine's day is approaching fast! The CAS PERFECTIONIST of this challenge will get a $10 gift voucher by Annabelle Stamps:



Hugs,
Anastasia


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15 comments:

elenigratsia said...

Totally stunning and love the effect ... amazing and VERY clever!!!

geoleoan said...

πάρα πολυ κομψή και ομορφη!!! σα κόσμημα μοιάζει!

Christine said...

Natasha, this is so elegant! I wondered about the hearts, as they looked like wood veneer hearts, but something was different,...
So glad you told that this is Acrylic Paint - beautiful idea. (Although I couldn't do this possibly, I love the look of would too much ;) )
How long did it take to put all the pearls in place?
Great card!

Hugs
Christine

Loll Thompson said...

Gorgeous card Natasha! Love the soft neutral colors and those pearls are so beautiful in amongst your wooden hearts. Beautiful! Loll xx

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wow - your heart alone is a work of art [and time] -- Excellent, fun card!

baileyrosy.com said...

Yes I want to know too how long it took to adhere all those hearts lol !!! clever use of the corrugated heart giving great dimension. A super stylish and totally elegant CAS creation.

Marie

Sue said...

I love the colour scheme, Natasha, very elegant card! Sue x

Kris in Alaska said...

Wow! Totally fabulous! So very lovely!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Karen B said...

This is beautiful Natasha - love the wooden painted hearts and all those pearls; so classy.

Karen x

Cazro said...

Your card is beautiful, I love your heart with the pearls. thanks for your comments, my heart was heat embossed with WOW! Powder Black tinsel which is black with silver glitter added. Thanks for sharing with us at Addicted to CAS. Hope to see you again. Caz

Patrice said...

So much work in your gorgeous heart Natasha - love all that bling. Beautiful, classy card!

florenceandfreddie said...

Oh my!! Natasha, this is incredible. The heart is gorgeous. What a lot of work. Very designer. Pleased to hear you had a great time in Warsaw and also pleased you are now warmer!!
Crafty Hugs,
Florence xx

Donna Ellis said...

Anastasia! Your CAS heart is splendid! Such meticulous workmanship on your heart - it looks fabulous! hugs, de, who has pinned your CAS card for future inspiration!

Darnell J Knauss said...

This is genius, Anastasia. Wowza Wow, girl!!

Susan said...

absolutely gorgeous! Very creative, too!

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