Sunday, 29 April 2012

Daisy's christening canvas...

Well I am not one for repeating my work but I had a special request from my Niece who loved her babys christening canvas so much she wanted me to make another for her friends baby who is being christened today.
I couldn't make it exactly the same or it would have taken away the uniqueness of Emily's piece.

So as the little dimpled cutie is called Daisy I added some TH tattered floral daisys cut from the canvas to the corner.
I used the same techniques as I did for Emily's with the transfer technique, and used theese lush Prima masks on the corners.

here's a few close ups for you :D

Julie xx

Friday, 20 April 2012

Twit twoo - baby canvas for Happy Daze

This was the canvas I decorated for my beautiful Great Niece Emily Rose as a christening present.
This month over at the Happy Daze blog the challenge is based around water themed or technique projetcs - now this might leave you a bit confused by my project???

Well the main technique I used was image transfer with Claudine Hellmuth's sticky backed canvas and patterned papers detailed on my blog HERE.
the canvas was panited with acrylic paint using a baby wipe and blending two contrasting colours. 
I then added a crackle glaze and the top coat of cream acrylic paint. 

I spritzed  my bacground with a combo of cosmic shimmer mist and a mist of distress re-inker with perfect pearls mixed in.
The shapes were cut by hand to co-ordinate with Emily's super cute bedding, and everything was adhered to the canvas with Claudine's multi matte medium.

To finish off I added distress and glitz stickles to add a pretty highlight :D

Her Mum loved it so much I made her cry - oops!!
here's a couple of close-ups ....

I hope it doesn't make Emily cry :-O

Julie xx

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Its a Shore thing .... for Happy Daze

for Happy Daze :D
Moira has just got these fabby frames in this week and I <3 them :D

I altered mine with TH distress stains and crackle paint and a bit of bling with distress stickles.

The images are Artistic Outpost Beyond the Sea which were perfect for this months water themed challenge :D

The images were stamped on to Claudine hellmuths sticky backed canvas with archival ink and coloured with distress inkpads.
The TH muse token was coloured with stream and snow cap alcohol ink to give a patina effect.
Julie xx

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Kvissle..... bless you!

No I didn't really sneeze really LOL
Instead I bought this amazing new storage for my craft space from Ikea for just £19.99
I am very impressed with it already - its white coated metal, a4 size and the drawers slide completely out so you can easily remove them and place them on your work space when you are working.

I have taken a few pics so that you can see what you can get in those fabby drawers.
 You could fit 48 distress ink pads
 Inkpads stack 3 high and two back this way and would go 4 across so that would be 24 inkpads
Studio paints fit 5 back so I can easily top up and get all 15 colours :D
the mediums and mini bottles are too tall, so are stickles and alcohol inks.
 12 inka golds
 sizzix dies 3 high and will fit two bigz XL side by side
 completely removable to sit on your work space
 ooodles and doodles of embossing powders or distress crackle paint

 I think you would get 27 inkpads this way

And even better, it fits nicely inside my cupboard :D
hugs'n'organised snogs,
Julie xx