Artisan Finalist Blog Hop — Day 4

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I hope you’ve been enjoying the blog hop for the ten Artisan Finalists who did not make the design team.  We’re on day 4 now, and I have a 3-D project to share with you.

This project consisted of three canvases.  I first painted the canvases with gesso, and then used Mod-Podge to adhere the dsp to the canvas.  I then covered the top with Mod-Podge as well.  I sanded the edges to smooth them and give them a slightly distressed look.

Artisan 3-D Canvas All The largest canvas has the name Olivia on it.  She must be my fictional daughter as we don’t have any Olivia’s in our house, but I wanted to use a six-letter name because I thought it would fit so nicely on the canvas.  Since we don’t get these projects back from Stampin’ Up!, I decided to just use a random name and I think Olivia is a pretty name, don’t you?  🙂

Artisan 3-D CanvasThe letters are from My Digital Studio, and I punched them out.  The banners were made with the Bitty Banners and Hearts Aflutter framelits collections.

Artisan 3-D Canvas Banner

The blue part of the flower was made with a Canvas Creations sheet, which I spritzed with Island Indigo reinker mixed with rubbing alcohol.  I also die cut a layer of burlap.

Artisan 3-D Canvas Close UpHere are pictures of the other two canvases:

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Artisan 3-D Canvas 3My two daughters have asked that I make similar canvases for their rooms, now that I’ve finished the decorations for the fake Olivia.  It wasn’t really a hard project to make — just a little time consuming, so I do plan on making more of these.

Are you ready to venture on and visit the next blog?  Breelin Renwick will have a project that you don’t want to miss.  Or you could work your way backwards and see Wendy Weixler’s awesome project.

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Enjoy your Tuesday evening!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Ink So Saffron, Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo, Calypso Coral
Paper:  Tea for Two Designer Series Paper, First Edition Specialty Designer Series Paper, Pink Pirouette, Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Very Vanilla, So Saffron
Accessories:   Tea Lace Paper Doilies, Paper Daisies, Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons, Subtles Designer Buttons, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, 3/16” Brights Brads, Canvas Creations, Burlap (non-SU), Gesso (non-SU), Canvases (non-SU), Mod Podge (non-SU), Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz
Baker’s Twine:  Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral
Punches:  Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 1-1/4” Scallop Circle Punch, Blossom Punch, Blossom Petals Builder Punch, Boho Blossoms Punch, 7/8” Scallop Circle Punch
Dies:  Floral Frames Framelits, Fun Flowers Bigz L, Bitty Banners Framelits, Hearts a Flutter Framelits,
MDS:  Just Perfect Alphabet in Calypso Coral

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9 thoughts on “Artisan Finalist Blog Hop — Day 4

  1. I love this Amy! It’s cool that there are 3 and they all go together. Great idea and so, so pretty! I’m enjoying your projects. tfs

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