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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Love Letters

When I heard  the challenge this week  at  Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge    was Love Letters I knew exactly what I wanted to play with.  I had these cute little blocks in my alterable stash waiting to be decorated.  I pulled them out to create letter blocks that could make different Valentine's messages..


This particular project ended up being a little more work than I thought as I had so many sides to decorate with different images and letters.

I cut all the pieces for the sides from various coordinating papers. I then thought of the messages and the letters I wanted on my blocks. I stamped the letters first with black ink and added the various stamped hearts over the letters.

 The remainder of the sides is a combination of stamping and various images from pattern papers.
 I sponged a touch of white acrylic paint on the backgrounds to soften the edges.

 Products:
Authentique Smitten , Kelly Purkey Plain Jane  Alphabet, Smitten, LovelyMemory Box Love & Hearts, Hero Arts Watch Gears,  Graphic 45 - A Place in Time,    Prickly Pear - Singing Bird,  Ranger Archival Ink - VermillionRanger archival Ink - Jet BlackWhite Acrylic Paint,

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Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz

18 comments:

  1. fabulous project. The work was worth it Suzz.

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  2. These blocks are adorable, Suzz! What fun your kids will have with these. Great idea.

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  3. Gorgeous Suzz, I love your idea. The imagery is wonderful and I love how you added white acrylic. Love the lettering too. Enjoy your week. Tracy x

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  4. Wow.... this is such a fun and beautiful project, Suzz. Love those sweet images. :)

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  5. Absolutely love these adorable blocks and your take on the theme!! There is so much work in this project but worth every second...it's wonderful Suzz! :)

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  6. This is wonderful Sue!! Love all the little blocks and they look wonderful together. Perfect images and colours. Thank you for the inspiration!

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  7. Oh how cuuuuuute Suzanne! I love those boxes with all the sweet photos and hearts! Truly a work of heart :)

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  8. so gorgeous Suzz. they definitely look like a lot of work went into them!

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  9. Ohh wow Suzz, these are such cute cubes!! Love the vintage romantic style! Gorgeous! Hugs, Sandra

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  10. These are so sweet! You've done a wonderful job embellishing each side. It may have taken awhile, but it was so worth it. I love them! Great décor project!

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  11. What a fun project, Suzz! I love the papers you used :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  12. What a genius interpretation of this week's theme! And I love how the blocks are so versatile on so many sides. I pictured myself having all sorts of fun making configurations with these! So clever and beautifully done, as always!

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  13. Love, love your letter blocks... definitely worth all the work! I have some sitting waiting to be altered, so this is wonderful inspiration to get on with it, thank you!!
    Alison x

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  14. Your blocks are wonderful! I think it was really a lot of work, but the result is worth it: it's amazing! BArbarayaya

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  15. Hi Suzz,

    Wow!!!

    All your hard work paid off, these are just darling. I think these would be fabulous for so many display spots.

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful creation!

    Blessings,
    Barb

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  16. A super idea! I love this boxes with the cute images and hearts.

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  17. Seriously ... wonderful interpretation of this week's theme. I've been playing around with an idea for a piece for my friend's new baby. Your project just put that idea into overdrive. Thanks for the inspiration Suzz!! I absolutely love this project!! -- Mary Elziabeth

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  18. WOW - a lot of work, indeed... but well worth it!!!

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