he holds the key to my heart

This project was created using a 3-pack of mini canvases from Hobby Lobby and a vintage key I purchased at a German flea market back when Zach was just a babe. I wrapped some of the JBS seam binding ribbon around the key and threaded, then tied, one of their rhinestone studded pearls around the key. I adhered a dictionary page to a JBS chipboard heart and added the embellished key on top of it with some glue dots. Yes, the metal key has remained on the paper with just a few glue dots, they are that good!

The background was created using the JBS receipt and butterfly stamps. I first dabbed the Lemon Drops ink pad all over the canvas until it was saturated a nice, vivid color and then accented with Cough Syrup ink on the edges. 

This happy art is still on my craft desk in this very same spot and it makes me smile. Every Day. Just like he does.

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  1. I love this beautiful canvas, Monika, especially because it holds so many memories for you.

  2. Cute! you always have such cute ideas!


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