Saturday, 11 May 2013

Purple Canvas

I'm very pleased with my first attempt at a whole canvas - the inspiration came from a step by step project in the January copy of Craft Stamper.
The canvas background was made with cut out embossed paper, punched paper strips, chip board shapes and dimensional paste used with a mask.
This was them painted in various layers, blending the blue and purple towards the centre.
The final stage was flitter glue and gilding flakes on the edges and loads of lovely embellishments !

Thursday, 9 May 2013

18th Birthday Present

This is a recent make for a friend of my daugher. Painted using PaperArtsy fresco finish paints - these give a brilliant cover, even with one coat. A touch of stencilling and a key to finish things off !  I've made a number of "initials" for presents, some decoupached and some painted, all have gone down well. People who don't craft always think you've spent ages making it. The best thing is it solves what to get teenagers who have everything.