Sunday, 26 January 2014

The In This House Canvas

I have seen a lot of these canvas's around and really wanted to make one in a colour way that would suit our hallway, I finally got round to making one over the Christmas Holidays,

To create it I used a suede canvas that I picked up a car boot sale and painted over it with a dulux tester pot, I then just added all different types of acrylic paint onto the canvas using different mediums (bubble wrap, mesh, and natural sponges) until I got the look I wanted.

I then covered the canvas in modge podge and cut out the lettering on my craft robo,  The phrase I used is a cutting file from the silhouette store,once the lettering was in place  I  applied another coat of modge podge to seal it and its now hanging in our hallway. 

(sorry about the photo it was taken on my phone)

Thanks for popping by Jo xx

Sunday, 5 January 2014

The Starburst Card

Whilst browsing the internet I kept coming across  star burst cards I thought they looked great, after finding a tutorial I finally got to make one, I also attempted to stitch around the card ( it's not very straight)  using a little electric sewing machine, but with hindsight I think my bigger one would have given me more control.

To create this card I used, 
The greeting farm Miss Anya Fancy Dresses Stamp coloured in with Spectrum Noirs pens, 
Nestabilities Ovals and Scalloped Ovals, 
Quikcutz Fancy Corner Die 
The tags were cut on my craft robo and the buttons came from stash, 

I would like to enter it into the following challenges, 

Colour me Crazy - Anything Goes
Open Minded Crafting Fun - New Technique or Toy ( star burst and stitching)
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes

Thanks for popping by Jo xx

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Happy New Year

Wow................ It's been quite a while since I last blogged, Time and life just has got in the way of me crafting and blogging, I know this is a day late but I wanted to wish you all a Happy New year and hope 2014 is a good one.

Take care Jo xx

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