a perfect and sweet little heart

I love GCD Studios' new Christmas collections, and I used the "Christmas Sleigh"
collection on this two-page layout about my daughters' 1st Christmas. Today, I
want to show you how to make a dimensional embellishment that would work great
for any occasion.

Here's a look at the dimensional heart I created and used as part of my

Here's what you need to get started: vintage dictionary pages, a punch (simple
shapes work best for this technique), glue dots and ink.

First, punch three or more shapes from the dictionary pages.

Then, ink the edges of the shapes and adhere them together in the center using
glue dots. Be sure to ONLY adhere the centers.

Use your sewing machine or hand stitch the shapes to your layout by sewing right
through the center.

Fluff your shape by pulling the sides toward the stitched center.

And here's the finished layout again with the dimensional heart in the

Until next time,



  1. Cute heart, but I still don't know how to use my sewing machine! Errrrr. I need to find someone that sews to show me how so I can do things like this.

  2. What a cute layout!!! Love that heart!!