Canvas


I loved Jo's first project of the week and was inspired to make a canvass myself. The size canvassed I used was 14x 10 which is larger than Jo's but I wanted to hang it in my dining room so needed something bigger. 

I painted the canvass with vintage lace and and squid ink ( I so love these two colours) they are fresco acrylic paints and can be found here





I then added grunge paste around the edge and stamped into it with Darcy Uk stamps I used the cogs and one of her hearts. Once it was dry I used treasure gold in royal amethyst lightly over the areas that had been stamped. The photo below does not show the detail but later you can see it more clearly.




I stamped around the edge of the canvass to add a little detail.



While this was all drying I gathered some embellishments to add to the canvas. I pinted them in vintage lace .


I used the Squid ink on one heart and vintage lace on two. I used distress ink in milled lavendar on my lace.

I used a cardboard block and painted it in squid ink. I let this dry and then added crackle glaze over the fron and once that was dry went over the top with vintage lace.

I then stamped on the dark heart with vintage lace using Darcy uk heart text stamp which fitted wonderfully over my wooden hearts. I reversed this with the heart changing the colours.

I then assembled the block using some raffia string and one of the embellishments.





Back to the canvass. I add some corrugated card which I had torn and painted to the canvass and then the block using my glue gun.

I finished assembling the canvass 









The finished canvas



And here it is hanging on my kitchen 



I'm also entering this into http://www.fashionablestampingchallenges.com/?p=7574

Thank you for looking please leave your comments. 

Deborah Wainwright
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19 comments:

  1. Stunning canvas Deborah, so delicate & elegant.
    Hope to see the canvas in situ 2mrow :-) xxx

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  2. oooooooooo how awesome that the stamp fitted so well!!! wow, looks awesome, like they were meant for each other lol

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  3. very pretty - love the colours you've used. going to have to try the stamping into GP...xxxx

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  4. This is just gorgeous! It is really pretty and you have made your own very special take on Jo's inspiration: I love it! Can I be a follower? Julie Ann xx

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  5. Really great texture and colours and the painted embellishments really add to the victorian shabby look. Love it. Jo xx

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  6. it looks amazing, and what a posh kitchen you must have!!

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  7. Fabulous Deborah. All the elements work together beautifully, and in your colours too! X

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  8. Beautiful piece of wall art!. Great idea to use corrugated card for added texture.

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  9. Last two pictures look better, now you can see how much yummy texture there is.

    Looks beautiful on your kitchen wall:-) xxx

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  10. Thank you lovely really enjoyed putting it all together great fun xxx

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  11. A really beautiful piece of artwork Deborah with a very delicate colour palette. it looks amazing on your wall.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  12. So much beauty on this wall art! I love this! Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges!

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  13. Thank you Terry for taking the time to leave a comment x

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  14. I love it, it is amazing. My favorite colours - would love to do something simlar for my Kitchen x

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  15. lovely choice and thank you for showing us your 2013 best of!
    Happy New Year to you xx

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