Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Poppy Flower Canvas

Don't forget tomorrow is the first Craft Spot Challenge! So come back and link up all of your spring fever projects. Here's mine!
I saw this canvas here and just loved it. I decided to make my own version for Olivia's room using what I already had.
I grabbed a blank canvas and squirted three colors of paint.
I painted it not smooth but so the brush strokes with the different colors would show through
Then cut out all of your fabric pieces (you can use paper but I didn't have any I liked). Add a layer of mod podge where your fabric will go. Lay your fabric in the mod podge and smooth. Add another layer on top of the fabric.

Continue by layering and adding all of your fabric to create the look you want.
I then pull out my brown ink and inked the edges. I used a tissue to wipe off the extra and get the color and look I wanted.Add ribbon to the back with hot glue and hang. (The mod podge really is clear but I couldn't get a picture without it showing)
Don't forget to link up your Spring Fever Projects tomorrow! Remember you can email your project to me if you don't have a blog or its set to private.
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14 comments:

Mod Podge Amy said...

So cute! I love this!

becca said...

supercute! i think you could take this in so many directions. another project to add to my to-do list. :)

Cathy said...

I really like your picture. We are going to Atlanta tomorrow, so I won't be able to link anything up (too busy packing to come up with a project), but I hope to link up at your next one.

RootsAndWingsCo said...

Ok Becca, I was going to say supercute! But it really is, I love mixed media projects!
Rebecca of the R&W Gals
Thanks for joining my linky party!

Cami said...

That is adorable! I love this kind of art work that can be done by anyone! Thanks for the inspiration

Kimbo West @ a girl and a glue gun said...

oh I love this! So beautiful and it's all my favorite colors!!

Fawnda said...

This is so spingy and cute! Love the pink flowers!

Shayna Mills said...

I love how fun and Springy this is, would be adorable in any girl's room.

Katie said...

Well, I will so be copying you on this one. I've wanted to use the floral pattern with orange flowers from the Liberty of London at Target but no idea how to incorporate it into a little girls room. Yay! I so going to canvas the fabric. Saweet! Thanks. :)

Alison said...

This is gorgeous!! I love how you painted the canvas with 3 different colors. It turned out completely fabulous!!

Alison
http://oopsey-daisy.blogspot.com/

Sonia said...

Ooh, that's just too cute!

Mandy said...

WAaay cute! I am having a link party tomorrow (Tuesday) and would love to have you join in! www.craftedition.blogspot.com

Stacey @ Fun to Craft said...

This is WAY cute! I love how it turned out. Such bright springy colors. It looks easy too...my kind of project!! Thanks for sharing at 'Look at me, I'm SO Crafty!' at Fun to Craft!

Alison said...

I featured this idea on my blog today. Here is the link:

http://oopsey-daisy.blogspot.com/2010/04/wednesdays-wowzers-prepare-to-be-wowed.html

Thanks for the inspiration!

Alison

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