Valentine Hearts Collection

Yes, I know we have about a month until Valentine’s Day, but I’ve been at work creating my Valentine Hearts Collection for a while and I’m ready to share them with you.

Forever is Composed of Nows - Emily Dickenson original mixed media canvas

I had a pack of lovely paper heart doilies that are perfect for collaging and mixed media.  They gave each piece a vintage feel whether I was using a walnut ink spray or distress ink.

I’ve also been influenced by some of my favorite American poets.  Emily Dickenson’s Forever is Composed of Nows inspired this vintage piece.  I love her message of celebrating the everyday and not letting a moment go to waste.

Forever — is composed of Nows —
‘Tis not a different time —
Except for Infiniteness —
And Latitude of Home —

From this — experienced Here —
Remove the Dates — to These —
Let Months dissolve in further Months —
And Years — exhale in Years —

Without Debate — or Pause —
Or Celebrated Days —
No different Our Years would be
From Anno Domini’s —


Not to long ago I shared with you my love of  e.e. cummings poem and the canvas I created to showcase it.

i carry your heart – original canvas

i carry your heart original mixed media canvas created by www.carmenwhithead.com




 

You can really see the doily paper in this vintage heart canvas.  The details are highlighted by walnut ink spray.

Vintage Heart Love – original canvas

Vintage Heart Love original canvas created by www.carmenwhitehead.com

I also created one piece with a steampunk influence titled “Key to my Heart”.

Key to my Heart original mixed media canvas

The originals of these next canvases have sold, but fortunately I do have prints available in each.

may-love-and-peace-fill-your-heart-even-when-it-is-broken-framed-prints   You Are Braver, Stronger, Smarter. Winnie the Pooh quote

Remember it’s not too early to get the one you love something special for Valentine’s Day.

Blessings,

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