Hi there! Nathalie with you today bringing you a new project very dear to my heart. A couple years ago, i fell in love with the simple set Heart collection, and bought doubles of each piece (which still sits nicely in my favorite stash drawer), so imagine my joy when Simple Stories announced that they will be relaunching my beloved HEART collection as a complete collection! Well, i quickly went through my picture folder to find the last picture of my kids with my grandfather to create this page using this beautiful collection.
Unfortunately, we lost my grandfather a bit after this picture was taken, so i set to bring the feelings the picture conveys to live. For this, I pulled a cut file from JustNick studio, copied and welded two of the images so that it created the column of hearts, and had my Silhouette cut if from white cardstock.
The empty heart spaces were backed with different papers from the collection found in the 6x8 paper pad. A bit of foam adhesive in between patterned paper and cut out create that soft shadow/ dimension on the page.
The cut out was glued to the b-side of the So Loved paper - i had this paper trimmed about one quarter of an inch on each side, and attached to the b-side of the 2x2 Elements paper. Before securing the cut out to the page, i used some gold ink and the Always in my Heart Stamp set to add a few hearts to some places in the background.
Once i glued the background, i used some of the Snap cards to back and create layers behind the picture , and attached it to the bottom left side of the cut out. I chose to add a cluster of embellishments (stickers, ephemera and chipboard stickers) to the corners of the picture.
To finish the page, i added a title for this page by mixing ephemera and a few stickers. A few lines of journal complete this fitting tribute to my "Papacito".
I hope you too are inspired by the new HEART collection from Simple Stories. It truly is the perfect collection to express your love. As always please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions on how it all came together.