I have a Mixed Media canvas for you today that just happens to be my favourite project I created for Prima CHA 2014 Show.
I created it using the Cartographer collection and its now hanging in my bedroom so I can love it over again and over again.
We are having a Vintage Flower Focus today on the Prima blog and I thought this was the perfect project to showcase "Vintage"
This is an 11x14 Canvas that was covered in all different kinds of Mixed Media products to create an interesting textural background.
My Favorite part of the canvas is the hot air balloon. I created it using a template I printed from the Internet and cutting all the pieces out of different patterned papers and gluing them on card stock. Then I took some new Prima wire and created the strings holding the basket. I cut a picture of my kids sitting to fit perfectly inside the basket as if they are sitting on the edge about to go on a hot air balloon ride. Of course in real life that would be unsafe, however I thought the effect was perfect for the canvas.
Finally I added Prima flowers (paper and metal) and lots of embellishments. I also lined the top and bottom borders with new Prima trim.
990039 – Cartographer Carte Postale
990039 – Cartographer Mots D' Amour
990077 – cartographer Marveilleux
960339 – Finnabair vintage trinkets
892005 – shabby chic treasures resins: travel
892289 – junkyard findings steam punk
892180 – junkyard finding ceiling light bulbs
570972 – Bellas
571580 – Audrey yellow
573584 – trim
960315 – vintage trinkets
571023 – Valentina
572242 – stencil
572204 – stencil
990138 – cartographer flair & buttons
572051- Wire thread ink black
Other products: Canvas, Acrylic paint, mists, white gesso, gold gesso
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