Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Valentine Heart Tree



My mom has had this silver tree for years, but she decided that she didn't want it anymore. She kept the ornaments that came with it, but I gladly took the tree, thinking it could have many uses throughout the year. My first project with it is this Valentine heart tree that I made for my Creative Critterz Imaginations design team project.


All of my hearts were printed on the Imagine and cut at 3". For each one, I printed and cut the base and layers regularly and in the "flip horizontally" mode. In this way, I was able to create double sided-hearts.


I went through my Cricut cartridges and just picked hearts that I liked. I used the Accent Essentials, Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake Art, Sweethearts, and Doodlecharms Cricut Cartridges.


For the patterns, I chose the ones that I liked for Valentine's Day from the Imagine More, Lori's Garden, Imagine More Cards, and Best Friends Imagine cartridges.


Finally, I added some button accents on some of the hearts and used twine to attach all of them to the tree. Be sure to stop by Creative Critterz Imaginations to see all of the other projects that my teammates have created this week!

Recipe:

White Bazzill Cardstock
Papertrey Ink Rustic Cream Button Twine
Papertrey Ink Buttons
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink

3 comments:

Lauren said...

This is beautiful! What a great center piece for a table! Thanks for the inspiration (gathering ideas for our new house!)

hugs,
Lauren

Glora said...

Katie! This is gorgeous. My mom has a tree similar to this that she decorates for each holiday. I keep thinking I should make her some decorations. Now that I see yours I definitely think I should. Yet another AWESOME project! Hugs- Glora

Mary said...

It's Beautiful! I bought the tree of life from HSN. My daughter likes it so much she wants one for her birthday present. They are fund to decorate and change out for the seasons.
Enjoy your new tree!