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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Papercrafting on Canvas

Hello friends,
Today I have an 8 x 10 canvas board that I created a place for displaying a picture. I made it for my Grammy for a picture that was taken of her at a flower festival she recently went to. She mentioned to me how she would love a special frame to showcase the pic. I figured she was dropping hints so... I got set to work on it. :)
Here it is:
 To get started, I sprayed the canvas with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist so the edges have a shimmer to them. I added a piece of Mimosa (SEI) cardstock to mat it. I used the Beach House Wallpaper DP to mat the picture. I paper pleated around the top & bottom with more Mimosa Cardstock. I covered the seams with this really fab Prima Rose Ribbon. I added a Prima Wrinkle Rose in the corner. This is a gorgeous bloom- you have to play with it to get it to look the way you want, but since each petal is wired, that's easy to do.

Here's a closer peek at it:
Very realistic & pretty :)

Here's a profile pic of the finished canvas:

To finish it up I cut out the "Grandmother" title from my Cricut using the Mother's Day Cart. Seriously, it's such a great little cart- not just for Mother's Day! You've seen me use this cart a lot! 

You can find all all of the products used on this project at YMH Store---> Here. Lots of them on sale :) and if you love Prima Flowers (like I do :) you'll love the variety & prices.

Thanks so much for peeking! I'm off to catch up on Tuesday's episode of Lost I missed. I hope it's a good one!
Gotta Go!

5 comments:

  1. Be-E-U-T-Full! The colors are so soft and pretty and the flowers and lace make it so feminine. I think your Grammy is going to love it.

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  2. Beautifully done. Love the soft colors. I've never worked with canvas before but the out come is stunning will have to give it a try.

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  3. This is exquisite, what a perfect flower Karli

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  4. Gorgeous! I know your grandmother loved it, and I just bought the cartridge, love it too!

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  5. Beautiful project- and I am sure the sparkle from the Glimmer Mist makes it even more spectacular IRL. Wow- you are so creative! I bet your Grandmother will love this, I would!!!

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