Friday, April 13, 2012

"I Give You My Heart On A String"

Welcome To The Second Forever Night Wicked Blog Hop! I hope you have been enjoying all of the wonderful creations so far! Just a little reminder... be sure to leave a comment on all of the blog as we have some awesome prizes that will be given away and they will be picked randomly from the different blogs! I am sure you don't want to miss out on a chance to win! You should have just hopped over from the ever talented Jane's Blog! If you just happened to find yourself here at my blog, be sure to start from the beginning at our fearless leader Jamie's Blog

Below you will see my project! I will also be showing you step by step how it was created! The is my second ever canvas tile project! I think it turned out really good; what do you think?


I started out with this white 5 X 7 Canvas Tile.


I added two layers of Black Acrylic Paint and let it dry.


Then I used the Smeared Ink Rubber Set ~ Inky Dreams and stamped some of the awesome splotches all over the canvas with Red Acrylic Paint. Let it dry.


Now came the fun part... I added one layer of Modge Podge Gloss Finish and laid down my colored digi image by Smeared Ink ~ Hanging Heart while it was still wet. (I colored it with Prismacolor Colored Pencil Numbers... 997, 1085, 932, 1008, 935, 949, 923, 924, & 925. Then I added some Inspirations Paint in Fairy Dust and Coal to the finger nails, blood drips, and the string. After that dried I added Aleene's Paper Glaze to it. Once it was completely dry I fussy cut it out with my exacto knife.) Once I had it all laid down flat, I quickly added another thick layer of Modge Podge Gloss Finish to it. I let that dry over night. Then I added some Creative Memories Letter Stickers to spell out "I Give You My Heart On A String". Now I added the final layer of Modge Podge Gloss Finish. After it dried for two days, it felt a bit tacky yet. So I sprayed it with Krylon UV-Resistant Clear Acrylic Coating to completely seal it... no more tackiness!
Now came getting the hanger on it. I used Jewelry Wire, Split Rings, & Wire Crimps out of my stash. I put the wire all together and added it to the back of my canvas tile using Glossy Accents to hold it in place. Then I added the card stock back with Red Wonder Tape to be sure that everything was put together well. It is still hanging and looking great for 2 weeks now!


Below is a close up of the canvas tile.


Below is a picture of the back of the canvas tile.


And one more look at it from an angle.


I am very happy with how this turned out! It was a long process; but I will be making more of these in the future! 

Since you made it through my step by step instructions, I will send you on your way to the talented Bridget's Blog! I am including the whole hopping list below in case you get lost!


 I will be entering this creation into the following challenges...
Thanks for stopping by, if you have any questions or comments feel free to leave me a message!
Have a wicked weekend!

29 comments:

CraftyGirl said...

Your splotches are perfectly wicked. I will have to give this a try. Thanks

TTFN,

CraftyGirl

Kate said...

Great canvas.

** kate **

Beanie said...

wow your canvas turned out very wicked!!

Lynn said...

Very Creative and love the dark side:) xx
Huggs
Lynn xx

I Don't Do Straight said...

Beautiful canvas Sara....Thank you for sharing with us at Smudgy Antics :)

Lula said...

I love your painted canvas....creepy beautiful.

ike said...

OMG - I am soooo in love with this creation. That background is COZZZZMIC :-D xxxx

monique said...

very beautiful canvas Sara, love it, thanks for sharing at smudgy antics

~Lady B~ said...

Gorgeous wall hanging, Sara! Love it! Thanks for playing with Smudgy Antics :)

Ally White Cat said...

awesome job sara...love this look rich and thick nice...beautifully done as always.

hugs,
susan s.

Sandra said...

Hi Sara! Your canvas tile turned out gorgeous!! So nice to read trought the work process, it sounds both a little hard and difficult but a lot of fun too!! Gorgeous! hugs Sandra

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

Fabulous canvas Sara. Love the colours. Thank you for sharing this with us at Smudgy Antics this week. Hx

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

wow really cool project!

AmyJRockstar said...

This is so cool!!! OMG, I love the splotches and absolutely must try this! I so appreciate the step by step instructions. That's really awesome! You did an amazing job and I'm thrilled to be a new follower! :)

XO ~ Amy Jo (new follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com

Carol's Creations said...

Love your project!

lisa aka b.creative said...

the splotches rellay catched my eye! great work xxlisa

chilibb2 said...

Super wicked! I love the colors :) The purple finger nails make the colors pop!

KC said...

this is so awesome! I love all the blood and the way you colored the nails...so SO cool!

Gaynor said...

Wow this is stunning, I love the colours, thanks for joining our challenge at Anything goes, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT xx

Abbie721 said...

Love this project and the image is great, love the purple nail varnish, thank you for a great hop xx

lachsekatze said...

It's a long time since I stamped with acrylic paint. I should really take out the paints because I love how the stains came out.

happyscrapper said...

This is a creative project. The colors are awesome. The subject matter is perfect for it.
Christine

suzARTe said...

this canvas is just so striking and has such texture and dimension. All your hard work was worth it and you should put this in a place where everyone can see it.

Thanks so much for entering your creation at Anything goes, Just keep on creating. I look forward to seeing more of your canvas art and hope you will continue to play along :)

G8country life said...

Hi Sara, wow beautiful, you did a wonderful job. Elisa

Cheryl said...

this is one really super canvas with beautiful colours and detail thanks for playing at anything goes this week too hugs Cheryl xxxxxxxx

Jane said...

Love your tile looks fantastic xxx

Kami-koneko said...

amazing work! this is absolutely fantastic, very inspiering!

Hugs, Laila aka Koneko

MaRyKaY said...

those splotches are perfect for this project. like I said on the forum this is an awesome use of a tile. this is beautiful and would look good hanging on my mantel hint hint

Karen C said...

For a second I thought this was not just wicked but naughty too...thought it had something to do with a heart on...uhhh, not hard, but heart...riiiiight...my dirty dirty mind. Oops! Love it!!
Hugs,
Karen C
www.busybusyhoneybee.wordpress.com