Today we have a beautiful canvas from Pandy!
The inspiration behind this canvas was a broken brooch!
Products used by Pandy can be found on Personal Impressions Website
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Memento Bamboo Leaves
Viva Décor Chalky Vinage Look Paint
Viva Décor Relief Paper Paste
Dylusions Ink Spray
Basics – PVA glue – hot glue gun – baby wipes – stencil
It all started with a broken china brooch that the chap next door gave me to ‘do something with’. I have this reputation – people are always bringing me odd bits and bobs of treasure that they think I will like.
I am in a ‘green’ phase at the moment so I dug out everything green I could find. It’s amazing just how many products we have in our stash that are supplied by Personal Impressions – they stock such a huge range of well-known names. Memento ink pad – Bamboo Leaves, Dylusions Zesty Lime, Adirondack paint dabber Citrus, the dark green Viva Chalky paint pot from the starter set and Viva paper flowers with the Viva texture paste – which are not green – but will be soon.
From your supplies you will also need – a small canvas, some newspaper.
Collect up some flowers and foliage, background swirls and general decoration. These are - white Viva flowers, flowers cut from Marianne Design Branch and Flower Die and Swirl Die and a few green leave I had in the drawer.
Use the PVA to adhere the newspaper to cover the canvas. The use a baby wipe to add the various paints. Don’t be neat – patchy is good. Use the ink pad to scrub round the edges of the canvas. You can use a stamp as well to add a bit of extra background texture.
Put a little of the texture paste into palate or saucer – add a little of the Citrus paint and mix together. You don’t have to mix thoroughly – streaky is very pretty.
I have used A Claudine Hellmuth stencil – Wall Flowers.
Start building in the right hand corner with the branches and swirls, the leaves and the flowers and a couple of little thin twigs. You could actually leave the canvas like this – it’s really pretty
I have gone on to add the china brooch, a couple of rolled flowers, a bird’s nest charm, a butterfly, some liquid pearls in the background, stickles glitter glue on the flowers and stems.
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