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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Something to Share!

Hi Everyone!

I am here today to share a Canvas that I FINALLY (hehe) got done!
This started from the Creative Dare over on Tracy Weinzapfel's blog.
The dare was to use your "word" for the year and your favorite colors. The color part was pretty easy,my favorites are red,yellow and blue. The word part that was another story!
I was having trouble with that part of it as there are so many things right now that I feel I need to work on. WELL, my wonderful husband!.....I went into my studio space one morning and there sitting on top of my copics is this little,adorable piece!
How Perfect! Well how could I have chosen any other word! Bee-lieve! Which is something I need to do more of in myself. Which of course he knows! ;)

So here is my canvas..
 I used my 3 favorite colors,although the red is just peaking out from under the blue. I used studio acrylic paints (by Claudine Helmuth). I also tried my hand at using bubble wrap (thank you Angie Reece for reminding us of this technique!), I loved the extra texture that it gave to the canvas.
 The frames are from Maya Roads,I stamped the sentiment on GinaK pure Luxury, attached the frames with glue (used the brads were I could put the wood frame is wide on the back),then I applied glossy accents to them to make it look like glass.
 The heart I colored with copics and blended the colors together using I technique I learned in the certification class.(still practicing!) There is clear crackle accents from ranger on top of the heart. I loved the results of that!
So now to let you know which wonderful stamp sets that I used! ;)
The Heart image and sentiment is from {ippity}, ( are you surprised!!hah) The set is called "Let your Heart Take Flight". Love this set, it comes with 2 other sentiments.
The Flourishes are from Unity by Donna Downey, and the word Believe is from a stamp set from Inkadinkado.

Thank you for hanging in today for such a long post!
And I guess I better get back to work since my Husband hind another little surprise for me that I found sitting on my window ledge!
I guess he is watching me! ;D

Have a great day!



  1. i love your canvas! and the little bird.

  2. wow, what a sweet husband you have, hiding all these adorable treasures on your desk! I do "believe" he is a keeper! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)