128 posts categorized "Canvas"

Wearable Crafts Week with Jen


Hi!  It's Jen Matott here and I have an adorable wearable art clutch purse to share with you today!  I love getting dressed up and going out on the town and having your handmade accessories creates "Wow" factor in style!  This week the New York State Fair is opening which means the end of summer and beginning of Fall.  I entered Fine Art works and crafts into the competition and won 7 awards!  They have an art reception to see the work before the general public does.  So, I went with a couple of my friends and wanted to wear something fabulous as an exhibiting artist!  This little purse was perfect!

ClutchesThe clutch purse was a sort of canvas like material and has a leopard print inside lining.  It needed more color!

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Metallic Canvas with Jen Matott

Hello everyone!! I have a little canvas project to share today.  I created this with a burlap covered canvas board.

 I added lots of fun Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Textural Accents and miscellaneous pieces from my stash.   I wanted a gorgeous art decor with lots of circles and arrows.

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Who doesn't love Leftovers!


Hello Everyone!

It's Limor Webber here with a quick, fun and super simple project!

I know my children hate left overs however I love them! no I am not talking about food! I am talking about the left over paint, mediums etc that you have left over on your table after you have completed your project.

I hate throwing out good paint so I have started a project called "operation save the paint"  

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Whimsical Bloom Gelatos® Colors Canvas


Hello my fellow artsy friends!

 Jill here with a fun and bright summery bloom on canvas using Gelatos® Colors from Faber-Castell.

Do you love to doodle? I totally do…. And the subject always seems to be flowers. I love how whimsical and one-of-a-kind you can make them. They're a fun,  imaginative and exciting subject for me because no two of mine ever look alike. Needless to say I have stacks of art journals filled with doodled flowers!

Here we go! 

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Gelatos and heat embossing on Sticky Back Canvas Video with Laurel Beard


Hey there! Laurel Beard here today to share with a piece of artwork I created and framed for my daughter's room!

You just need a few supplies and then you can create your own framed art!

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Fourth of July Wall Hanging Decor with Textural Accents

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As we approach America's birthday in a few days, I wanted a little something to decorate my wall for the occasion. In my stash, I had a 4 x 6" burlap canvas that I totally messed up so why not re-purpose it to create this project.

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Creating an Easy Distressed Background with Whipped Spackle and Gelato


Hello Creatives!

Keri Sallee here and I am happy (and sad!) to be presenting you my last project as a Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Guest Designer.

Today, I want to share with you an easy way you can make a distressed background using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Whipped Spackle and Gelatos®. 

Here is my completed project.

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Stenciled Watercolor Background

Hello Blogosphere! It's Tiffany here today with a Video Tutorial showing you an easy way to create a beautiful background with the Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils! I'm currently on Spring Break Vacation, so I was inspired by the ocean in Florida!

If you're not familiar with the Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils, they're pretty amazing and my most favorite product in the Design Memory Craft® Mix & Match line! Not only are they completely water soluble, but you can get beautiful vibrant detail with them that will last because they're also lightfast & permanent once they're dry! I especially love how portable they are!

Video Tutorial:


Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you're inspired to create something of your own today!

See you soon,


Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Products Used:

Other Products Used:

  • Strathmore Watercolor Paper
  • Washi Tape
  • Awesomeness ;)
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Blog Hop with Waffle Flower Crafts:Day 4 with Rita

11210407_707105506066128_4432758192192028129_n We're so excited to be hopping with Waffle Flowers this week! Here's some information about this wonderful company via their website: 

"Waffle Flower started in April 2014 to explore possibilities in product designs. like to think of ourselves as a tool company. We hope our stamps and dies will help make crafting fun and approachable for everyone! 

Fun, Inspiring, Versatile and Easy to use; all of our products were designed with our FIVE code in mind. We’re dedicated to bringing you the best crafting experience by using high quality photopolymer for our stamps, safe metal for our dies; all made in USA."

Rita Barakat here today and I had the pleasure of working with: Planner Add On - Weather 1 Be My Guest stamp set Partly Cloudy DieAren't these tiny stamps adorable?!?

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I had such a fun time with these products I made this canvas tag and used the stamps in my planner.

I am sure you keep a busy (crazy) schedule just like me!  Add a few PITT® Artist Pens and Stamper’s Big Brush Pens with these weather stamps make keeping a schedule so much more fun! So how about a tutorial on the tag?

First I drew on the edges of this little canvas tag. I spread the color around with a wet paint brush and set aside to dry.

I used the die to cut out these sweet clouds and sun. I cover the clouds with Whipped Spackle to make them look light an fluffy!

I smashed a little Butter Cream and mixed it with Whipped Spackle for the sun. I used  Texture Gems ™  to outline the edges.

I stamped the words "hello sunshine" directly on the little canvas, then added the sun and the clouds with a little Gel Medium. SUch a fun little project! We hope you can find time to create and make something today! To enter our $50 product giveaway, leave a comment here each day throughout the blog hop (May 12-14). Here's how you can enter the Waffle Flower's giveaway: 

• Use #WaffleFlowerCrafts on their social media sites (http://waffleflower.com/blog)
• Link to their Flickr group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/2540006@N24/
• Playing in our bi-weekly challenge: http://bit.ly/WFChallenge 

*The blog hop will close at 11:55 on Thursday, May 14th. *

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® products used:
Gelatos® Colors  in Butter Cream &  Aqua Dolce
PITT® Artist Pens (various colors) 
Whipped Spackle Texture Gems ™  & Gel Medium
Stamper’s Big Brush Pen in Light Blue, Chrome Yellow, Violet, Orange Glaze,  May Green 

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Rita Barakat Mixed Media Artist, Illustrator and Designer & Educator. From wall murals to itty bitty minis you can find her work in various hospitals, corporations, family homes, manufacture websites and magazines. She designs for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®, DCWV, Deflecto, ColourArte and freelances for a variety of manufacturers


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Creating Texture with Whipped Spackle & Gelatos

It's another day and another opportunity to get creative! It's Julia Stainton here today with a burlap canvas mixed media project to share with you. I've been wanting to create with Gelatos® and see what I could come up with.

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