Hello, Anita here today with my first blog post for MixedUp Magazine. I want to show you step by step how I made this reversed canvas:
I started with a canvas in the size 20 cm x 19,5 cm and reversed it. Then I gessoed it and let it dry. Then I painted the frame with brown acrylic paint.
Meanwhile I printed the printables from MixedUp Merchandise I want to use in this project and began to figure out where I wanted the different pieces.
I painted the frame in brown and turquoise acrylic paint, and let it dry.
I decided to use a design sheet as "wallpaper" in the background.
Then I started collecting all the pieces and the papers and trying to figure out how I wanted it all.
I had this cardboard thing (as I can not remember what is called) in my stash and decided to emboss this one in turquoise and brown.
I then began to paste the paper around the edge of the frame with soft matt gel. I used it both under and over the printables. I also decided to use a Tim Holtz ruler.
I fussy cut the little people and glued them down under a film trip as I have painted black. I also glued down some rope, a butterfly, an Tim Holtz embellishment which says "Evidence", and some flowers on the embossed cardboard. I also embossed the butterfly in the same color as the cardboard.
Finaly I fussy cut to of the girls in full sizes and glued them in the front of the frame. I used some pink watercolor to color their cheeks.
Here are some details:
Printables which I have used to this project is:
Thank you so much for stopping by today. Hope you get inspired and want to make something with the MixedUp Magazine printables.