I've had this quote scribbled on my desktop calendar for months. I'm pretty sure I saw it on Pinterest and I've been meaning to slap it on a canvas. I finally got around to it.
I gesso'd the background and then brushed on some absorbent ground followed by Dylusions sprays in turquoise, blue and purple. A good spray of water got the colors to blend nicely. After that I randomly dabbed on a script quote using violet ink as well as a background stamp in royal blue. I took an old book page and sprayed that with the turquoise and blue Dylusions sprays, then tore a few strips to slap on the canvas as well. Bubble wrap dipped in white acrylic paint followed that to complete the background.
The hearts are bits of overspray scraps I had laying (lying? I never remember which one to use!) around. I tore them into heart shapes and stamped with text stamps in coordinating colors of ink (orange or pink). I wanted the text to be visible but not 'in your face' visible. The green heart is a little different as I stamped with a pencil image in green down one side of that one. Still subtle but if you look closely you'll see it. ;) See how I've got the whole "writing" and "take notes" thing going on? I finished this heart off with a little blingage just for fun.
I wrote out the quote on scraps of white cardstock outlined with smidges of greens using Copic markers.
Never one to finsh a project in a hurry (pro-cras-ti-na-tor, or as my dear husband would say, 'closure issues') I haven't decided yet how to finish off the sides. I'm thinking I might rip more book pages and leave those plain (i.e. no color added). What do you think?