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Friday, March 28, 2014

Marion Smith Designs and Petaloo Blog Hop Day 5

It is so exciting to be a part of this AMAZING blog hop. Make sure to visit all the designer's blogs from March 24th-28th! There are so many amazing projects being shared ALL week! So keep checking back every day.  

 Make sure you comment and subscribe to each blog, as we will be picking some lucky winners to win some awesome new products from both Marion Smith Designs and Petaloo!
Links to each blog can be found on the following sites
Marion Smith Designs and Petaloo
Wow, this has been a super exciting week.  I'm almost sad to see it go.  Today I wanted to share with you a mixed media canvas.

These gorgeous Botanicals from Petaloo complimented Marion's paper lines beautifully! Here are the products I used to create this canvas.  

My background was inspired by a rusted sign.  I really wanted the edges to have that rusted metal effect.  I used the Tattered Angels Natural Paint System - Mahogany  but instead of "as directed"  I blotched it on with a paint brush. Once it was dry I applied some crackle paint from Ranger to give it a blistered rusty effect.
Oh my can you say Luscious? Look at these wonderful embellies all clustered together, with a few extra fussy cut pieces from the Marion Smith Paper collections. I absolutely love how these all work so well together.
Thanks for hopping with us today,
don't forget to leave a comment, and subscribe! 
 Angela Carter

Maggie Armstrong

Sarah Bargo
Ana Paula Leal

Colette Nederhoff

Peggy Baker
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Happy Hopping,
Layout Resources:
  • Marion Smith Designs - Nirvana "Typograph"
  • Marion Smith Designs - Never Grow Up Paper Collection "Sleepover"
  • Marion Smith Designs - Mad Tea Party "Rabbit Hole" 
  • Marion Smith Designs - Junque & Gems Filigree
  • Marion Smith Designs - Junque & Gems Resin Roses
  • Marion Smith Designs - Texture Stamps
  • Petaloo - Botanica Blooms - Purple
  • Petaloo - Botanica Blooms - Pistachio
  • Petaloo - Botanica Minis Teal
  • Petaloo - Velvet Hydrangeas Cream
  • Petaloo - Botanica Minis Lav/Purple
  • Liquetex - Matt Medium
  • Liquetex - Gesso
  • Ranger - Dylusional Sprays, Yellow, Green, Blue
  • Ranger - Crackle Paint Clear Rock Candy
  • Heidi Swapp - Gold Lame Color Shine
  • Satin Ribbon
  • Wooden filigree Frame - Dollar bin
  • Surebonder Detail Glue Gun
  • TCW - Damask Stencil 6x6
  • Faber Castell Design Memory Craft  - Whipped Spackle
  • Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Mahogany Woodgrain


  1. Great canvas, love all the contrasts, thanks for the inspiration.

  2. Stunning work! I love how you've combined collections and all of those yummy flowers - beautiful!

  3. Awesome work!! Thanks for sharing. :o)

  4. Scrumptious and delicious colors!! Love the overwhelming explosion of flowers and textures!!

    Forgot to mention before that I am a brand-new follower by Google Friend. :)
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  5. Love the rusty/grungy look combined with the beautiful Petaloo flowers stunning combination!

  6. This is just wonderful... Know it isn`t what I was suppose to be looking at but I love that little lightbulb paper clip

  7. Really beautiful, I love how the white spatters make it look like stars.


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