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Creating a Peaceful Canvas with Dew Drops

 

Do you ever find yourself longing for simpler, more harmonious times?  I certainly do.  I made this canvas to remind me to be centered and look for the peaceful solution in all things.

 

Ingredients:

Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Ranger):  I chose three distress blues and one distress oxide

Stencil:  Mine is from Stencil Girl

Dew Drops Diamonds:  Glacier Diamond Dew Drop Mix

Artsy Canvas: Dew Dove

Faber Castel Pitt Pens in Black

Wow! Embossing Ink Pad

Seth Apter Baked Texture Bees Wax

Tim Holtz (Ranger) Matte Media

Directions:

1.  Adhere the stencil to your canvas

2.  Apply various colors of ink with a sponge, through the stencil and let dry.

 

3.  Remove stencil and make sure all of the ink is completely dry. Go over any of the black lines you like with your Pitt pen (or black permanent ink marker)

 

4.  Stamp over the canvas with Embossing Ink (Wow! is thick and slow drying)

 

5.  Add the baked texture powder and heat with an embossing gun.  I do step 4 and 5 twice, cooling the canvas between each application.

 

6.  Using matte media adhere the Diamond Dew Drops.

7.  Your canvas is now ready to frame, use on an art journal cover or to decorate a household item.

Thanks for stopping by today.  I will see you the first Saturday of June!  Be well and keep crafting.

~ Victoria

How to use Art Canvas on a Scrapbook Page

Hello Crafty People!

This was my “LIVE” for today. Grab a snack or a cuppa and watch me create a scrapbook page using the Art Canvas Seahorse as an artful embellishment. Here’s the finished scrapbook page.

 

HERE’S THE VIDEO

 

SUPPLIES:

Art Canvas – Seahorse and dew drops – Robin’s Nest
Art Chalks – Color Z Chalks
Alcohol Markers – Spectrum Noir (CT3, CR1, CR2, GB5)
Spray Sealant (clear, gloss) – Krylon
Copper Stickles – Ranger Ink
Water based blue ink pad -Adirondak Earthtones Stonewashed
Background paper – Colorbok
Shell Stickers – K&Company
Palm Tree Sticker – Jolee’s by You
Misc: photo, solid cardstock for matting photo, scrap cardstock for template, photo copy for mask,
adhesive, PC to print title, cotton balls
INSTRUCTIONS:
 
1. Photocopy the canvas art, may need to use a darker setting.  Cut out the copy to use as a mask for the background technique. Adhere to the canvas over the original picture with sparse dots of a dry adhesive.
2. Create a wave template from scrap cardstock. Place on the canvas approximately 1″ from bottom. Using a cotton ball apply the darkest blue chalk over the edges of the cut out waves. Continue to move up in 1″ intervals and repeat applying the dark blue chalk.
3. Using a clean cotton ball, apply the darkest turquoise chalk to fill in the rest of the white areas of the background.
4. Leave the mask in place and lightly spray with sealant.
5. Using all colors of alcohol inks, randomly color the entire seahorse. Don’t be blocked in by the geometric designs, by having multiple colors in one block, the results will be super!
6. Out line the entire seahorse and all the geometric shapes within, with copper Stickles. Using the Stickles as an adhesive, adhere the small round black dew drop in place for the “eye”. Set aside to dry.
7. Create a word processing document, change the size to 12×12 and create a title “Life’s a beach”. The font used is “Lovely Home” size 80pt. Double check printer orientation and print directly onto the 12×12 background paper.

8. Adhere the canvas to the background paper.

9. Select your photo and matte with turquoise cardstock, adhere to the background paper as shown.
10. Embellish further with Palm tree and seashell stickers.
Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! I hope you’re inspired to get crafty today!
Craft on!
Becky

How to Decorate the Beautiful Flower Girl Canvas to Welcome Spring!

It’s almost time to welcome spring and what better way to do it than with creating a new canvas from the Creative Dew Drop Canvases Line?  I chose the Flower Girl Canvas just for a fun project.
Ingredients:
Copic Markers – choose you favorite colors
Black Pitt Pen
Liquid Adhesive
Dew Drops  Beach Party (lavender diamond dew drops), Purple Mini Dew DropsPurple Hair Dew Drops and Lullaby Tear Drops
Directions:
1.  Select your canvas and color with alcohol ink based markers

 

 

 

2.  Adhere Dew Drops with Liquid Adhesive, taking your time and letting each section dry thoroughly.  Make sure whatever adhesive you use dries clear.

 

3.  Once dry, you’ll want to trim your finished canvas.  Enjoy your finished canvas!  Personally I think this would look great on the back of a denim jacket!

 

Thanks for popping in today to see this project!  Let us know in the comments what type of projects you would like to see more of.  Don’t forget to join us over on Facebook at: The Crafty Nest  and be sure to follow us on Instagram to see all of the latest ideas with Dew Drops!
See you again very soon!
~ Victoria

How to Create a Last Minute Hostess Gift Canvas with Dew Drops

 

The holidays are here!  Do you need a last minute gift?  I love to have gifts on hand, just in case!

Ingredients:

Acrylic Paint

Gelli Plate

Brayer

Stencil – StencilGirlProducts.com SC-02-2015 Dube

Canvas – Artsy Ornament

 

 

Dew Drops – kelly green and metallic teal

Directions: 

1.  Bray chosen colors in thin layers onto your gel plate and transfer to canvas.

2.  Bray alpine green onto gel plate and add stencil to gel plate.  Rub over stencil to transfer pattern to canvas.

 

3.  Let dry thoroughly.

4.  Add Drops in Green and Metallic colors.  Let dry.

 

5.  Either frame your canvas, sew it to a tote or add to a wine bottle bag and give as a host/hostess gift.

Have a blessed holiday season.

~ Victoria

Merry Christmas with dewdrops

Hello good people!

What’s up!

It’s Meharuma again from Craft fable.

Today I have made a Christmas project using Artsy dewdrop pine tree

 

Here is the tutorial:

 

Used materials:
Mardi Gras dewdrops

 

Fuscia mini dewdrops

 

 

 

Razzleberry dewdrops

Ruby red diamond dewdrops

Robins red dewdrops

 

Jade Diamond dewdrops

Kelly Green dewdrops

 

Lemonade dewdrops

Olive mini dewdrops

Close shots:

 

 

 

 

 

That’s all for today.
This was my last project with Robin’s nest.
Wish you all a great Christmas!
Have a Blast!
CHEERS!!!

Holiday Mixed Media with Creative Dew Drop Canvas

Hello all,

Have you seen the wonderful selection of Creative Dew Drop Canvases?  They are super fun to work with, check out this Mixed Media project using the Artsy Dew Drop Pine Tree.

 
The Robins Nest Products:
 

 

 
Other Supplies:
  • Walnut Hallow – Rectangle Basswood Panel 6″ x 8″
  • Liquitex – Clear Gesso
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Espresso
  • DecoArt Vintage Effect Wash – Grey
  • DecoArt DuraClear – Matte Varnish
  • TCW Heavy Body Acrylic Paint – Spun Sugar
  • Ranger Archival Ink – Jet Black
  • Hampton Art Cling Stamps
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Christmas Words Adornments, Decorative Deer Findings
  • Martha Stewart Crafts – Coarse Glitter
  • Uni-ball Signo – White
  • Faber-Castell PITT Artist Pen – Leaf Green
  • Christmas Twine
  • Sticks
  • Small Glass Drawer pull
  • Tacks
  • Tissue Paper
Mixed Media Quicks Tips Video
 
I hope you enjoyed this project and will give the Creative Dew Drop Canvases a try.  They are a great fit for mixed media projects.
Happy day!
Lori
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Artsy peaceful Idea canvas painting

 

Hello crafty buddies!

Srabonti Sandha from Tale of quilling here…

I have decided to paint the ” Artsy Peaceful idea canvas” for my new creative design. This canvas is really a interesting one. So why waste time!! let’s get going!!

Transformation video:

Materials you need:

Step by step process:

1. Firstly place the canvas on your desk.
2. Put masking tape on it as you like. And then paint this with your desired acrylic colors.
3. Color the flower shape inside the bulb shape. Then for the final touch, add some of the dewdrops with the help of glue.
Now, look how pretty the canvas just turned out!
That’s all for today, take my love…
And
Thank you!!  🥰

Christmas Tree Banner

Hello! On the blog with Robin’s Nest dew drops creating a Christmas Tree Banner for the holidays. The holidays are fast approaching and it is fun to make gifts and decorations for family and friends.

Supplies used –
Spray ink in olive green
I took the canvas and sprayed it with the Shimmering Bliss olive green spray ink, let this dry completely before you do anything with it. Then fold over the top edge to create a pocket for the string to hang the banner.
Place the string in the crease and add some glue, then staple the top edge.  Then add the red diamond dew drop to the top of the tree and randomly add the white dew drops to decorate the tree. The banner is now ready to hang.
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Whimsical Fall Canvas

Hello Crafty People!

I’m so sad that summer is coming to a close, but the colors of fall in Maine are astounding. I was able to enjoy the foliage a bit recently while driving to a meeting a loooong way away from home.

Today’s project is a small canvas reminder of the vibrant colors of the season.

Materials:
Dew Drops by Robin’s Nest

6×6 Canvas, acrylic paints (multiple shades of orange, blue, green and brown)
Adhesive and gold pigment spritz, sealer

Instructions:
1. Paint the background of the 6×6 canvas with acrylic paints, let dry.
2. Paint the bare trees.
3. Glue due drops into place.
4. Spritz the project with metallic gold spritzer. Let dry.
5. Seal with any spray sealant in the finish of your choice.  I like Satin or glossy.
The gold spritz looks amazing over everything  and brings it all together. I love how it beaded up on top of the dew drops!
Thanks for stopping by the blog today, please jump around and see a few other fabulous projects for inspiration and the versatility of Dew Drops by Robin’s Nest.
Craft on!
Becky

DREAM – Mixed Media Canvas

Hello fellow crafters!
I’m excited about today’s project, it’s jammed packed full of techniques and many different mediums.

SUPPLIES:
 
Hyacinth Dew Drops – Robin’s Nest
11X14 Canvas
PrismaColor Watercolor pencils, multiple blues and purples
USArtQuest metallic watercolors (blue and lavender)
Copper and Purple glitter glue (stickles) – Ranger Ink
Copper skeleton leaves
Epoxy and silicone mold (alphabet)
purple, blue and copper glitter
Flourish rubber stamps – Stampin Up!
Clear pigment pad for embossing, embossing pen
Electric blue and purple Ultra Thick Embossing Powder – Ranger Ink
Clear spray sealer, matte and glossy
Various adhesives (craft glue, Mod Podge, E-6000)
INSTRUCTIONS:
 
1. Draw a dream catcher without feathers, (or find one of many on-line). Mine was done on white paper first, then traced on to the canvas.
     a. Drafting and quilting tools can be a tremendous help when drawing or designing. These are ALVIN brand (Germany).  The half circle template is a quilting tool by EZQuilt (Massachusetts, USA). Sometimes, a ruler doesn’t hurt either :o)

b. I tried taping the paper pattern behind the canvas, but it didn’t last long so I held it as I traced.
c. *** Use an ink pen or sharpie, so your design won’t run.

2. Randomly scribble watercolor pencil in horizontal patches of various blues and purples until the background is mostly covered.

3. Using a 3/4″ to 1″ wide artist brush and water, blend watercolor pencil.
4. Accent some areas with metallic watercolors. Let dry completely, then spray with matte sealer. 
5. Place dew drops where desired and adhere. The center has 6 brown diamond shaped drops.
6. Apply the glitter glue. Rim is copper, the rest is purple. Let dry completely.
7. Use Mod Podge to decoupage the skeleton leaves in place.
8. Stamp flourishes around edges with clear pigment for embossing. *If the canvas is on a frame, slide a sturdy piece of chipboard underneath the frame from behind to create a level stamping surface.

9. Mix purple and blue UTEE or embossing powder together, apply to pigment, dump off excess and heat emboss.

*HINTS:
(1) Before heat embossing the stamped/powdered images, check for strays or over stamped areas. It can be touched up easily by removing unwanted areas with a tiny artist brush. Don’t expect perfection, sometimes the powder moves when you point the heat gun at it :o)
(2) UTEE has larger granules than regular EP, sometimes the finer lines don’t stick. These can be touched up after the first heat set with an embossing pen and more UTEE, heat set again.

10. You can use any lettering technique you love. I recently bought some new toys and wanted to play with epoxy and silicone molds.  (Entire alphabet is on one sheet/mold.)  Mix epoxy per manufacturers instructions, add glitter (purple, blue and copper). Pour into mold and set until firm. (overnight, to be sure)

11. Pop the alphabet out of the mold and adhere to the canvas with E-6000 adhesive.

12. Seal the entire project with glossy spray sealer.

If you ever have any questions about my projects or techniques, or need clarification, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m always happy to help!
Have a fabulous week, Craft on!