She originally saw this idea on Etsy, but coming from America it was going to take too long to get here, as it was a gift for her mum.
This piece of art is made on burlap-like paper. This way I could guarantee that it would stay in place and not sag over time. Then raised on 3D foam dots is the tree, which has the words to "Smiley" by Ronnie Burns. Each heart has the name of a family member and is attached to a tree branch by black satin ribbon. I then found the perfect frame in Big W, which fits a 12X12 layout perfectly, and the layers are not squashed because it's a box frame. I'm really pleased with how this turned out. Here's a different view:
I am joining the following challenges:
A girl who crafts challenges - Anything goes
Craftyhazlenut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything goes
The Challenge Blog by Creative Shopping - Anything goes
Tando Creative Challenges - Lovely Layers
Sisters of Craft - Anything goes