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2012/044: Light My Heart…

… on fire!

* A big thank you to Brianย and his editing skills, for perfecting the edges of the heart. It was a bit sloppy, with matches gone wild in the original!
He wasn’t skilled enough to light my heart, though, the flames were added by me ๐Ÿ˜‰

*edited to add the “before” version:

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17 responses

  1. *Not skilled enough* eh !!.. Lol.. Maybe I’ll remember that next time… ๐Ÿ˜‰ Was quite amusing though, a Canon user having to tidy up a picture taken on a Nikon… And YES, it was definitely the camera that made them look sloppy.. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Do love it though Michaela, and it would look so cool ACTUALLY oon fire too..

    13. February, 2012 at 02:15

  2. Shut up, it was NOT the camera! ๐Ÿ˜› And that’s right, NO skills! Didn’t take much to add a few little flames ๐Ÿ˜‰

    I think yesterday’s would look better actually lit…. I don’t think you would still be able to make out the heart shape of this one. (Might need a firetruck on standby, too! LOL)

    13. February, 2012 at 03:29

  3. I’m confused….what was edited besides the fire? I would love to see it on fire too…maybe start w/ just lit one here or there and wait for it to grow.

    very concept, love it!

    13. February, 2012 at 07:38

    • Thanks, Doreen ๐Ÿ™‚

      I added the sloppy “before” version for you.

      13. February, 2012 at 07:49

  4. Once again, I am telling you how clever you are – kind of sounding like a broken record, aren’t I? The color of the match heads is so striking (pun intended) against the white!

    13. February, 2012 at 08:06

  5. plainmama

    The before version was pretty darn good considering how hard that must have been to stand them up in that shape! But the edit definitely tightened them up! I think I may even like the pre-flame version the best!

    13. February, 2012 at 08:26

    • Thanks, Amy. I like the pre-flame version the best, too. Wasn’t that difficult to stand them up, once I figured out how to KEEP them that way without falling over ๐Ÿ˜‰

      13. February, 2012 at 10:20

  6. The flames are very nice. I still wonder what they would have looked like with real flames. I love the heart anyway.

    13. February, 2012 at 09:04

  7. Today and yesterdays pics are both awesome! I think it was much safer to skip the real flames, unless you could set them up in a metal cooking sheet or something.

    13. February, 2012 at 10:14

    • Thanks, Deanna!
      This was all done inside, and there was no way I was going to light this many matches ๐Ÿ˜‰
      I do plan on trying this outside sometime, though. Most likely with yesterday’s heart, because this one was too much work to get set up.

      13. February, 2012 at 10:22

  8. I love your creative match-hearts – and the fire – it HAD TO come too ๐Ÿ˜‰

    13. February, 2012 at 17:50

  9. So cool! Your creativity is on fire!!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    13. February, 2012 at 17:51

  10. Thank so much, Truels and Lisa ๐Ÿ™‚

    13. February, 2012 at 18:22

  11. Super cool!

    13. February, 2012 at 21:16

  12. Way cool seems like the wrong comment for something on fire, but it is right at the same time! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    14. February, 2012 at 15:07

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