Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Canvas Birdie

Today I'm sharing a card that features fabric! The background is an upcycled piece of denim from an old pair of my husbands jeans, and the birdie and sentiment are made of canvas.
The denim is cut with pinking sheers and features a wide piece of lace down the left side. To color my canvas I swiped distress inks down it, wet it with a spray bottle, and then dried it with my heat gun.
I had stamped my sentiment on plain canvas, but then decided I didn't like it! So....I blotted some water mixed with distress ink on it. Once it was dry, I traced over the stamp outline with a black sharpie marker.
I die cut my flowers and leaves from watercolor paper inked with distress inks in coordinating colors.

Supplies and tools:
Broken China/Mermaid Lagoon/Cracked Pistachio/Mowed Lawn/Black Soot Distress Ink (Tim Holtz), Denim, Canvas, Lace, Pinking Shears, Twig, Little Birdies (Dina Wakley), Vertical Hello (Kolette Hall), Tiny Tattered Florals Dies (Tim Holtz), Watercolor Paper, You Are My Sunshine (Stampin' Up)

This post linked to:
Shopping Our Stash - Use Fabric
Tuesday Throwdown - Texture
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Ooh-La-La Creations - Something that beings with "B" (bird, bloom, branch)
Stamps and Stencils - Fabric and Fibers

9 comments:

Team Clark said...

Hi Esther, this is such a beautiful card! Do share with us at Stamps & Stencils as well for our Fabric and Fibres challenge. Your stamping and layers are perfect! Big hugs, Autumn

Jennifer Bradley said...

Hi Ester, Wow what a stunning card, so very clever to use all fabric and it looks amazing. Thank you or sharing with us at Ooh La La and good luck in the draw. Jennifer Dt member x

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Your canvas looks awesome! Nicely done! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenges!
Hugs

Conniecrafter said...

Love this, so pretty, and so neat you used fabric for it too, I love how your flowers match the colors used in the bird, the lace is so pretty with it's pop of white!

Mimi said...

Omg. And this one. I think you've jyst nailed this challenge with both projects... keep them coming-- you're doing amazing things!!!

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Oh my gosh!! I love everything about this card, love it that you used denim from your hubby's jeans, that is just awesome.
Fabulous way to add color to your canvas details and your flowers.
Thank you for sharing with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you play again soon.
Hugs,
Maria Rodriguez.DT

Donna said...

Gorgeous!!
You've encouraged me to re-purpose some of those old clothes I don't wear (and maybe a lacy old curtain!!)
Use em on cards, why didn't I think of that???
Thanks so much for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew for our "Project Runway" challenge this week!

Cec said...

Fabulous card. Love all your stamping and colour on the canvas as well as the addition of lace and denim. You have taken the fabric over the top. Thanks for joining us at Stamps and Stencils.
Hugs!
Cec

toni said...

Fabulous ! I love the way you have used different fabrics all brought together with gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining us at Stamps and Stencils x