May 24, 2014

Walnut Hollow and Ann Butler Designs Blog Hop

I am happy to be participating along with my Ann Butler Design Star sisters in the Walnut Hollow blog hop today. 

We also have a PRIZE to give away! To Enter for the giveaway please leave a comment on my blog. For each blog you leave a comment on, your name will be entered into the giveaway drawing, so be sure to check out the entire Blog Hop for more chances to win! Check out the prize at the end of my post.

Walnut Hollow wood canvas Ann Butler stamps

I requested this  wood canvas specifically for making a Vintage-style jewelry display board. This Walnut Hollow wood canvas is ideal because:

"(it is great) for fiber art, hot melt art, painting, staining, rubber stamping, paper art and many other techniques. Since panel is 1.75" thick, it acts as a framed piece ready to hang on a wall." (Walnut Hollow website)

Walnut Hollow wood canvas Ann Butler stamps 1
Using Ann Butler faux-quilting stamps makes it so easy to do this project because each stamp is 2 square inches and specifically engineered to create a continuous border. 

Walnut Hollow wood canvas
Walnut Hollow 10x10 basswood canvas
Walnut Hollow basswood 10x10 canvas
Ann Butler Kellycraft stamp set 2" Checkered Woven Hearts
Ann Butler Unity Stamp 2" Leaves All Over
Ann Butler Clearsnap inks in Aquamarine,Limelight & Berry
Recollections Washi Tape
Recollections Simply Pastel Embellishments ( Blue oval frame and clothespins)
DecoArt Americana Cool White acrylic paint.
Beacon Quick Grip permanent adhesive

I needed to sand the edges of the wood before I could begin.
1. paint 2 coats of cool white acrylic to cover the front and sides of the wood.
This acrylic dries very quickly so there is no down time!
2.using 2" Leaves All Over stamp a continuous outer border in Ann Butler Clearsnap aquamarine.
3. continue stamping with your choice of stamp to cover the entire surface.
4. outline the areas with black paint ( including the edge of the base).
5. apply washi tape around perimeter of the board
6. glue frame and clothespins using Beacon glue.

Walnut Hollow wood canvas Ann Butler stamps 1

Walnut Hollow wood canvas Ann Butler stamps 2

Walnut Hollow wood canvas Ann Butler stamps 3

Roberta Birnbaum

   Here's what we're giving away: 

ABD blog prize
Blog Hop Prize

Blog Hop Participants

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