As everyone is starting to think about Valentine's Day, we'd like to direct your attention to the February 2008 issue of Simply Beads which is stuffed full of hearts and love filled projects. On page 26, Brokenhearted by Melanie Brooks Lukacs of Earthenwood Studios shows us it really is OK to wear your heart on your sleeve (or at least on your chest).
Turn to page 86 and you can see Melanie at work again with Dots and Spots, a perfect set of earrings to go along with Brokenhearted or to be worn solo.
These Heart charms are the soul of Dots and Spots.
Turn a few more pages to see a special bag titled Next to my Heart by Tari Sasser of Creative Impressions in Clay on page 88. Instructions are provided for both this 2 x 2 1/2 and a 3 1/2 x 5 inch bag.
The larger bag features a Free Form Picasso-esque button, which Tari made by drawing freehand designs into the clay button, and is accompanied by a heartfelt Thank Goddess ceramic charm.
These loving hands help to hold the smaller bag close to your heart.
Take your time to read through all the great info in this issue of Simply Beads - I'm sure you'll begin to get into a loving holiday mood. Post link to your favorite heart project - I'm feeling sort of sappy today - which doesn't happen often, so post those links fast!