I was tidying my craft hovel and basically, got bored of that! So thought mmmmm new dies….mmmmmm let’s craft! So I messed up my space again.
It had not to be a long long project as OH would not have been happy, so a canvas it was. This canvas took me almost 2 hours but that included all the die cutting too.
I have used some of the lovely Vintage Paper pack and a border punch to add some detail to edges here and there and then adhered it with some gel medium to cover the canvas front. Once dried I added some paints.
The next task was the die-cutting. Each element was cut out three times and glued together to form a chipboard like thickness. I chose the Rococo Dragonfly Brooch, Butterfly Sprig, Delicate Dragonfly, Bunched Roses and the Inspirations Sentiments Dies.
All the pieces were distressed and stamped over with a script stamp in yellow to add warmth. These were then glued into place on the canvas. Gilding waxes and Acrylic Glazes were added to both the elements and the canvas edges. That was it finished.
Tonic Products used
Tonic Studios Forever Vintage Decorative Paper Pack – 663E
Tonic Studios Dotty Geared Border Punch -
Tonic Studios Rococo Bunched Roses Die – 77E
TonicStudios Rococo Delicate Dragonfly Die – 180E
Tonic Studios Rococo Butterfly Sprig Die – 177E
Tonic Studios Inspirations Sentiment Die Set – 367E
Tonic Studios Forever Moments Gilding Blush – Gold Leaf – 37E
Tonic Studio Forever Moments Creative Storage Adhesive
I hope you have been inspired
For a few more details about how Mandy made this canvas,
see her original post on her blog here.