Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Crafty Individuals' Stampbord and Pine Cone Reverse Canvas
I thought I had better blog this as it's now on the Crafty Individuals' blog! It is a large reversed canvas, about 10 inches/25 cms square I think. I covered the inside and the edges with a vintage Christmas design tissue paper which has Christmas trees and Christmas scenes on it and then gave it a whitewash of picket fence Distress Stain and edged it with Vintage Photo DI.
The main part of the inside of the frame comprises a Kars embellishment tray which was kindly sent to me by Elaine from Quixotic Paperie when I placed an order a long time ago. Thank you, Elaine, and I'm sorry it has taken me so long to make something with it. The story was, I was ordering some embellishments and asked if they came in one of these lovely wooden trays and she said, no, they don't, but I have one and will send it to you! The compartments are the perfect size for one inch stampbord pieces which I stamped with a variety of Crafty Individuals' Christmas stamps, coloured them with DIs, and did a little scratching back. I painted the tray with Fired Brick and sprinkled it with glass glitter. I had a piece of Coredinations card stock in the same colour which I embossed with a Cuttlebug musical notes folder and sanded it, and tore the edges.
To decorate the edges of the frame I made some pine cones out of Coredinations cardstock and a clay Christmas tree from a Krafty Lady art mould. I finished off with some mulberry flowers and holly leaves.
I had a lovely day today crafting with my very dear friends Jean, Jack, and Pauline. Jack is now the owner of the canvas for her Christmas home decor!