How A Heart Flutters (Smitten Class)

Nancy Maxwell James creates artwork that always touches the heart with her use of images, text and vintage pieces.  Nancy’s adorably named on-line class, “Smitten”, started on 14th January. This is the first time I have joined an on-line class and I was apprehensive which was silly as friends were also participating – Chris, Marie and Terry. Nancy has created a most beautiful site where she shares her tutorials and we can share our art.
The first project is an altered tag.
Normally my choice of colour would be towards the rose pinks but I had this collage sheet from Gaby and I knew the colours would work well with the Ella Blue papers I have.
The key is vintage. Not entirely sure how old it is but it is very old.

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28 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jingle
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 14:48:33

    This is really quite gorgeous!

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  2. Jacqueline
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 14:53:00

    Love this Lynne! The butterflies just bring it to life!

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  3. Chris
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 14:55:45

    Oh Lynne, this is beautiful. I love the shape of your tag and the way you’ve decorated it.

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  4. 2amscrapper
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 15:18:27

    Lynne, I love the tag shape, the colors, and the composition. This sounds like a wonderful class to be taking. Helene

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  5. Marie
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 15:26:48

    Lynne, this is absolutely gorgeous!!
    Love it.
    Have a great Monday.
    Hugs,
    Marie

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  6. craftytrog
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 15:32:03

    Lynne, your tag is really beautiful! I love all the wonderful elements that make it up!
    Alison xx

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  7. Lynn Stevens
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 15:34:01

    Beautiful Lynne, you did Nancy proud I’m sure!

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  8. Ira
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 16:50:04

    Oh wow, your tag is extremely beautiful Lynne! Love the blue, makes it very very vintage indeed! Ira x

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  9. tabitha
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 17:03:44

    how fab is that!

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  10. Willy
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 17:52:13

    Wonderful vintage tag, Lynne!

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  11. Lucy Edmondson
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 18:13:27

    I adore this, Lynne! Love the shade of blue. Nancy is amazing but you are also a great ambassador for her class – look forward to seeing more!

    Lucy x

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  12. Vada
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 20:16:17

    Wow Lynn, Love your tag! How long it this challenge going? Do I have time to get in on it?
    Hugs Vada

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  13. PetraB
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 20:25:31

    Beauty beyond words. I just love everything about it.

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  14. Annette G
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 21:10:21

    Totally gorgeous tag and so loving the colours. Annette x

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  15. Becky
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 21:33:10

    Gorgeous tags! I am in love!!

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  16. Krisha
    Jan 17, 2011 @ 23:12:26

    WOW, this is a great piece!

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  17. joy
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 01:58:06

    Lynne, your tag is so adorable! I love it. Thanks for visiting my blog – I found my way back to your beautiful blog via the Stampsmith. (Didn’t know about that blog; love those stamps!!!)

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  18. michele
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 06:58:10

    this is so stunning lynn. theblues turned out beautidully. glad you’ve joined the class. wish i’d known about it sooner! i’ll watch for the next one. xo

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  19. Anni
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 14:29:43

    Lynne thanks for comment on my tag, what a great color you tag has and your tag is so beautifully made.
    Anni

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  20. Jack
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 14:58:51

    Fabulous tag. Love the little butterfly and that heart. I’ve got some of those hearts in pink and never know what to do with them. Know I know, lol. xx

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  21. JeanFB
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 13:02:05

    Oh Lynne, this is stunning! The beautiful image, the blues, the glitter, the vintage sheet music and key… all of my favorite things. 🙂

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  22. Cyn Schelzig
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 17:34:43

    ohhh this is almost the shape of my red ornament tag you sent me…I love it and this “stuff” you put around the edges,,,not glitter but what is THIS???
    Wonderful tag and stunning color!

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  23. Dot Arnott
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 11:42:30

    Don’t know why you were apprehensive about joining this class Lynne.
    You just get better and better.

    Dotxx

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  24. Nancy Maxwell James
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 23:20:56

    Lynne
    I love your gorgeous tag! You selected the most beautiful, soft color scheme and wonderful images to use! Lovely work – so pleased each day to see what the class is making! 🙂

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  25. Penny
    Jan 22, 2011 @ 13:18:06

    Perfect tag, Lynne – I think it’s a great choice for colours. It’s fun to see the different tags created with Nancy’s inspiration.

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  26. Valerie-Jael
    Jan 22, 2011 @ 15:19:09

    This is sooooooo gorgeous. You have so many lovely things on your blog I don’t know where to look first!

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  27. Hazel
    Jan 22, 2011 @ 17:34:00

    A beautiful tag Lynne, I love everything about it.
    xxx Hazel.

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  28. Carol Anne
    Feb 03, 2011 @ 14:50:52

    Hi Lynne,
    The tag you created for Nancy’s class is absolutely gorgeous, I love everything about it!! I want you to know that I have so enjoyed visiting your blog, all of your artwork is just stunning!
    Thank you so much for the lovely comment you left on my blog about my tag, it meant so much to me.
    I have subscribed to your blog so I won’t miss seeing your work! 🙂
    It has been such a delight visiting you this morning!
    Hugs,
    Carol Anne

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