I first saw tiny canvases a few months ago. Just 2-inches square, I thought they were adorable, but had no idea what to do with them.
I also had a shelf that was just missing something …
Alas, my brain finally put the two together and I created this …
These little canvases are perfect for filling in that tall space above the things on my little shelf.
I sprayed the canvases with Dylusions Ink Sprays. Once dry, I lightly painted white paint over the top. Then, I added just a hint of ink. And, used a Wendy Vecchi stencil and Ranger Texture Paste to add some birds to the top. As a final touch, I went over parts of them with a little Distress Ink.
I used Command Picture Hanging Strips to hang the canvases so I didn’t damage my shelf.
I love how they turned out … what do you think?
A dear friend asked me to make some cards with motorcycle and guitar themes. I don’t normally create with those themes, so I perused the stores for some 3D stickers I could use. I found a few, sat down to create and then realized I had no appropriate paper. And, I didn’t remember seeing what I needed. Then I remembered my cousin Robin’s challenge to use some stencils and figured I would “kill two birds with one stone.”
So, I pulled out some stencils, Dylusions Inks, giant manila tags, Ranger Archival Ink and Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste and went to work. Once I finished making backgrounds, I cut the rest apart and added bits and pieces to the cards.
Many of the insides have stickers and punches in them as well, but I forgot to take photos of them before mailing.