Monday, January 30, 2012

Valentine mixed media canvas

If you stopped by the Love My Tapes booth at CHA, you might have seen this canvas.  :) 

After preparing my background, I applied several designs of fabric and lace tapes in repeating stripes.  Having the self-adhesive tapes made it so easy to get everything to stay exactly where I wanted it, especially when I sealed the entire canvas with a gel medium top coat at the end.

For the dimensional hearts, I placed the fabric sheets on chipboard, then die-cut the shapes.  Sticking the fabric to the chipboard first makes sure that you will get perfect alignment - so much easier than trying to die cut them separately!

Thanks for visiting,

Supplies (Love My Tapes):
fabric tapes - Brooke (FT001), Sophie (FT003), Baylee (FT004), Madison (FT005), Sherbert Mini check (FT016)
lace tapes - 13mm white (LT1001), 12mm light pink (LT5020)
fabric sheets - lilac polka dot (FS017), light pink reptile (FS006)

Other Supplies:
acrylic paint- decoart
acrylic ink & gel medium - Liquitex
markers - Faber-Castell PITT pens
stamps - Prima, My Mind's Eye
glimmer mist - Tattered Angels
stencils - The Crafters Workshop
ink - StazOn  

other - canvas, sewing pattern tissue, old book paper


Emily said...

This is gorgeous JJ!!! I love everything about it!!! Something like this would be great in my daughters room.

Kristine said...

awesome job !!!! love this ;-)

Maya said...

Beautiful! Love it!

Vicky Varvadouka said...

WOW!!! This is really impressive!!! I love all the elements and techniques!!!

Tessa said...

Wow... amazing, how lovely! Super Super Gorgeous!

xx Tessa

papillon said...

love all the layering and combination of techniques!