Hi everyone! Today we’re sharing a scrapbook canvas wall hanging. Vicki is in the process of making a canvas for each of her grandkids to hang in her house, and this one belongs to Max.
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We started with a black 12×12 canvas, and used a finger nail file to distress the canvas and remove some of the black from around the edges. (Find our tutorial on distressing techniques here).
We chose a Tim Holtz Lost And Found Paper Stash scrapbook paper, and used a paper distresser on the edges of the paper. We then applied Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Walnut Stain to the edges of the paper using a makeup sponge. We inked the very edge of the paper, and also brought some of the ink onto the front of the paper as well.
We attached the paper to the canvas with hot glue, then flipped the canvas over so the paper was flat against the table. This way we could push on the back of the canvas to adhere the paper to the canvas. We do it this way because sometimes pushing on the front of the canvas can stretch it out.
Next, we attached a piece of burlap garland to the paper using hot glue. We then took a piece of cheesecloth and sprayed it with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Clam Bake. We glued the cheesecloth to the burlap using Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue.
We used PicMonkey photo editing to change the coloring of Max’s photo, and create a distressed look around the edges. PicMonkey is a free, easy to use, online photo editing website. (We are not paid sponsors for PicMonkey, we just use it and like it). Can you see some of the distressing on the edges of the photo below? It’s actually printed that way, and we did no real distressing to the photo. We attached our photo to the cheesecloth using Aleene’s.
We used two different black ribbons purchased from JoAnn Fabrics, and hot glued them one on top of the other. We then hot glued a cream colored lace, also purchased from JoAnn’s, on top of the black ribbons, and hot glued it all to our paper.
We hot glued a “Love” Recollections Chipboard Tag purchased at Michaels to the left corner of our ribbon.
Next we made a large flower by stacking multiple flowers together. The largest flower at the base is a white Prima Craftable Flower, that we sprayed with Moon Shadow Mist from Lindy’s Stamp Gang in “Long John’s Silver”. This darkened the flower a bit and helped match it to the color scheme on the rest of the page. In the picture below, the flower on the right is the original, and on the left is after being sprayed with the Moon Shadow Mist.
The middle flower (the lightest colored one) is a Prima Wildflower. We sprayed it with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Clam Bake. The top flower is a small brown Prima flower. We attached these three flowers together using a small brad.
We used Hemptique hemp cording to make a bow, and hot glued it to the center of the flower. To finish it off, we hot glued a small Kaisercraft black resin flower on top of the hemp cording, and attached the whole flower to our layout using hot glue.
We attached a black Prima Say It In Crystal Jeweled Sticker to the top left of our page. If you’ve never used one of these jeweled stickers, they’re pretty neat. The crystals are attached to a clear self adhesive, so they stay together as one piece, but look like separate crystals. If the swirl is bigger than you’d like to use, you can cut it down.
To the bottom left corner of the photo, we added a trio of Recollection flowers purchased from Michaels.
Next we made the clock. In our Tim Holtz paper pad, there is a piece of paper consisting of multiple clock faces. We cut one of these clock faces out of the paper, and inked the edges with our Tim Holtz “Walnut Stain” distress ink. We then attached a Tim Holtz metal clock face and Tim Holtz metal spinners to the front of the paper clock face using a brad. We used E6000 and hot glue to adhere the clock to our layout.
We added a few miscellaneous embellishments to pull it all together. A Tim Holtz pen nib attached with E6000 and hot glue. Three Prima Build Bauble gems we found in the clearance bin at Hobby Lobby. A Prima Junkyard Collection Small Typo Bulb, also attached with E6000. And a Metal Mini Spiral Clip, which we clipped onto the right side of our photo.
Lastly, we added Max’s name to the lace using Making Memories Diva Shimmer alpha stickers in brown. And that completes our project! Let us know what you think!
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