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Blooming Canvas

Other Products: Creative Embellishments chipboard; EKsuccess lace border punch; Tattered Angels chipboard crest, forest moss distress ink; seam binding; gesso; Radiant Rain Solar Gold; Clear Mini Beads; gold mini beads; Glass Glitter Copper; Glass Glitter Pearl; Raven cardstock; 12" x 12" deep edge canvas, 11" x 11" corrugated cardboard; Antique gold embossing powder; versa mark, Sweet Pea Chalk Ink.

Watch this video to see how to shape the Birds and Blooms flowers.

Instructions: Cover 12" x 12" Deep Edge canvas with a paper from the Collection. Cut 8 strips-1.5" x 12" from white cardstock, punch out border. Four will go on the edge of the canvas, four will layer underneath the cardboard as shown in photo. Continue with priming cardboard with gesso. When dry, using art institue dries clear, add large droplets of adhesive on outside 2" border area of cardboard (center of cardboard photo layer will be here) drop glass glitter, mini beads to add texture and dimension as shown. Set aside to dry. Using chalk ink, ink areas of the cardboard, mist with Radiant Rain. Set aside to dry. When dry attach the lace border to all sides of cardboard and trim to fit. Adhere to canvas. Fussy cut one of the papers in the collection and use this for the base for the layout on the left side of the canvas. Attached with foam adhesive and Art Institute dries clear. Prepare the creative embellishments chipboard, gesso, set to dry, apply versa mark and heat emboss with antique gold embossing powder. Stamp, die cut and mold at least 8 sets of the flowers from the HDC 757 Leafy Branch Die using Sweet Pea chalk ink. Apply art institute dries clear to centers and sprinkle Pink Prills and white Prills to centers. Stamp, cut and mold at least 18 sets of leafs from both the HDC 757 Leafy Branch Die and and HCD 756 Birds and Blooms using Forest Moss Distress Ink. Attach a few of these to the branch chipboard, attach some of the mini flowers as shown in photo and set aside. Stamp Cut and mold 3 sets of Arianna Blooms with pink chalk ink, apply art institute dries clear to centers and sprinkle Pink Prills and white Prills to centers. 

Blooming Canvas

Cut out the large photo mat frame, distress edges; Cut the two smaller photo mats out, distress edges, adhere together as shown with foam adhesive. Prime 6" panel chipboard with gesso, when dry ink with chalk ink, cut in half on a diagonal, and attach one to bottom of 7" x 9" photo mat and slide second so it sits just under the fussy cut paper. Print out Sentiment on computer, cut ends in banner, ink edges with chalk. Chalk Tattered Angels crest with sweet pea chalk ink, cover back with paper from collection, adhere sentiment with foam adhesive. Mat photo with black cardstock, attach to smaller photo mats, off setting them as shown and attach with foam adhesive and tie seam binding around the group and tie in knot. Attach to 7" x 9" mat and adhere to cardboard base. Make sure chipboard in corners can still be seen prior to adhering. Cut on white cardstock cut mat and create 2A border out, attach to photo as shown and adhere want 2 scrap pearls. Cut out on white cardstock two Arianna Lace and adhere under two of the larger Arianna Bloom flowers and set each one in opposite corners as shown. Continue to layer your mini blossoms from Leafy Branch and Arianna Blooms, adding leaves where you find will work. Cut and stamp more leavess and blooms if you need. Tuck and adhere branch chipboard so it drapes around the photo, add title and continue to assemble layout as shown,

Created By: Karan Gerber

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