I used sponges and added a little color to the edges. I wanted to soften all that white. I used Stampin' Up!'s blendabilities to color in the hearts.
SS: heart strings (unity)
INK: so saffron, soft sky ink pads, soft sky, daffodil delight, rich razzleberry blendabilites
CS: lost lagoon, whisper white, crumb cake
ACCESS: banner die, jewel rhinestones, sponges