Saturday, July 14, 2012
Stamped Canvas Doily Embelli
It's so fun to be inspired by the tutorials at CKC which took me here. I couldn't tell you more perfectly the how-to than Julia Stainton does, but I can show you my process! Our kit this month included a package of Amy Tan American Crafts canvas stickers, so I tossed in a sheet of sticky backed canvas in the hope of stealing this cute product. I liked the doily shape & just so happened to have purchased these recently:
Good Tip: this stamp is a great choice as the pattern is rather bold & the stamp is cut deep, as I will be using paint to print the design. The paint can get a bit smudgy if the image is too fine & fussy.
So I gathered my supplies...
So I load the stamp with paint:
Good Tip: clean that paint off right away! I used a ratty old utility brush that I keep handy for just such a job.
Distress the edges - why bother with the canvas if you can't tell it's fabric?
Here's how I used one:
on this layout: