Thursday, 6 February 2014

Springtime Hello canvas



I love this tiny little stamp set, which is odd for me as small stamps usually get on my nerves. But I do love a bee image, so I suppose it was bound to be a winner. It’s only £9.95 for the clear-mount version, which is a bargain. I am considering holding a class using this stamp set, and including it in the price; do let me know – either by commenting or by emailing me – if you’re interested. 

Here I’ve stamped on a tiny canvas (four for £1 from the Pound Shop!) and finished off with some ruffled ribbon and rhinestones. 

Stamping in the canvas wasn’t as straightforward as it sounds, though, and two canvases were wasted in the process, so here are my tips:

  • Place a clear block behind the canvas to create a solid surface
  • Use Black Stazon
  • Don’t expect perfection - the use of the ruffled ribbon arose from the fact that the image didn’t quite reach the bottom, because of the differing levels.
Stamps: Springtime Hello
Ink: Black Stazon, markers - Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Gumball Green
Accessories: Ruffle Stretch Ribbon - Baked Brown Sugar, Basic Rhinestones
Other: Mini canvas, mini easel

3 comments:

  1. Love the simple elegance - beautiful work Helen. I'm with you too on the small stamps!

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  2. I loved all the cards that were at your launch. Would be very interested in a class based on this, especially with list of colouring in ideas. Just hope I can make the date!!

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  3. I loved this canvas when I saw it and the stamp set is now on my wish list. This would make a cute gift. I would definitely be interested in a class too.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to comment. I love receiving genuine comments - I do get bored of deleting dodgy links though!

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