Thursday, August 16, 2012

Vintage Canvas Wall Hanging

This project has been sitting on my worktable (in pieces) for MONTHS!!  I finally decided I was going to quit 'thinking' about it and GET IT DONE!  It all started with this blank canvas . . .

I was visiting with my crafting friend, Lana (Blest With Stamps) and she was showing me how she had altered one of these canvas and I just had to give it a try.  Of course I wanted to do mine in a 'vintage' style and she introduced me to this adorable image by Sugar Nellie called 'Flora' (she's such an enabler) which would work perfectly to create a wall hanging for my vintage parlor!  

The items used to make this creation are as follows:
Paper:  White cs, Purely Pomegranate, Pear Pizazz, Mellow Moss and Paper Pizazz dp
Ink:  Versafine Black
Accessories:  Cheery Lynn Designs DL103 Italian Flourish doily die, Cheery Lynn Designs DL101 English Tea Party doily die, Cheery Lynn Designs B117 Fanciful Flourish die, Homemade flowers using a Spellbinders "Bitty Blossoms" dies, Butterfly was an RAK from Lana but came from Archivers, Kaiser pearls, Pearl Lace trim from Hobby Lobby, Prismacolor markers, pop dots, score pal, Webster Pages Bloomers silk flowers

A few challenges I'd like to share this creation with are:
Frilly and Funkie - Get Crafty with Canvas
It's All About the Vintage - Doilies
There's Magic in the Air with Paper Cupcakes - Doily
Addicted-to-Stamps - Pearls & Lace
Dream Valley Challenge - Die Cuts & Punches
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Add some Flowers
The Outlaws Color Challenge - (must be a member to play)
Cards & More - Anything Goes
 City Crafter Challenge - Use fabric
Card Mania (new challenge blog) - Anything Goes

Art Impressions - Flowers
Delightful Challenges - Punches & Dies

I'm so glad I finally got around to putting this creation together and it looks fabulous hanging on the wall in my front parlor.  I hope you'll try something fun like this ... I know I didn't think I could created like this but I am having a fabulous time 'giving it a whirl'!
Well ... time for dinner!
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  1. wow darlene this is awesome ..beautifull...and simply stunning ...would grace any wall....absoloute majic it hugs sassyxxxxxxxxx

  2. Just beautiful!! I love that sweet little girl! You will have a beautiful wall hanging now that its done!Thanks so much for sharing with us at CCCB!!

  3. Such a lovely creation thanks so much for joining us this week at Dream Valley and good luck

  4. What a great creation! Thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. DT Member Shannon83k

  5. Sweet wall hanging, Dar! Love all of the elements you've used.

  6. Hi Darlene! Your creation is perfect! I love everything about it. We have new challenge started yesterday "LOVE". Doilies is not anymore the current challenge.

    Hugs, Sande (the owner of It's all about the Vintage and Beauty)

  7. Darlene I just love this. The colours and layout are just perfect. Wishing you a creative weekend. Hop on over to Doing Life and stand a chance to win some lovely DigiStamps4Joy digi stamps of your choice to the value of $20 Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member

  8. Hi Darlene, what a lovely picture and all the details, wow, what a work!
    Thank you very much for joining us at Cards und More Challenge.
    Hugs Claudia

  9. What beautiful wall hanging ... Thank you so much for playing along with us at CCCB

  10. Hello Darlene. Your wall hanging is just fantastic and the colours are so well chosen. Beautiful Canvas. Hugs from Scotland. Rita xxx

  11. Wow, Darlene, this is beyond beautiful! I love every single detail! :-) Thank you so much for joining us at Card Mania Challenges :-)

  12. This is gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenges! We hope to see you again! Ani

  13. Gorgeous card with so many pretty details. Thanks for joininig us at CARD MANIA CHALLENDGES!

  14. What a romantic feeling canvas here! Love your color palette, and all the layers of paper. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Frilly & Funkie this fortnight!!!

  15. Beautiful, thanks for sharing it with us at CCCB!

  16. This is so beautiful Darlene, love how you altered your canvas, very pretty indeed! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, have a lovely weekend, hugs, Ira x

  17. This is beautiful! Love the layers of the die cuts and the lace along the edges!

  18. Lovely creation....Good luck in the Challenges!

  19. I am like so jealous now ;o) This is absolutely gorgeous!! I just love everything about it :O)

  20. P.S. I am now your newest follower. I found you through Outlawz Challenges

    Have a positively great day! {{{hugz}}}

  21. Gorgeous, Darlene! Thank you for playing at The Outlawz Color Challenge! I've been wanting to try a canvas.

  22. Super Stunning. The image and embellishments are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches, and hope to see you back.

  23. Wow. This is wonderful. The image has such a sweet face.

  24. Well this looks gorgeous. I love the sweet image you used. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB!

  25. Super stunning, Darlene. I love that green rose trim and how you tucked in some of your handmade roses. Your attention to detail is marvelous. Thanks for playing the color challenge at The Outlawz this week.
    Blessing hugs,

  26. This is just darling. I love the fan corners and that wonderfully colored image. Thanks, for joining us at Paper Cupcakes/There's Magic in the Air.

  27. Beautiful, romantic project. The trim around the edges is a perfect touch. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Sue C x

  28. just beautiful thank you for taking part in the card mania challenge!


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