Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Summer Polka Dot Canvas

I am REALLY ready for Summer here in RAINY Oregon!  Today it seems like the rain will never stop.  At least it makes everything Green, right?

Remember this canvas I won from Blooming Words?
I love it, but it took me forever to figure out what to do with it!  Well, here is what I did:
First, I found all these cute little chipboard letters, flowers, hearts, mushrooms, etc. hidden in a drawer down in my craft room cave (the room that is supposed to be my 17 yr old daughter's!).  I laid them out on the canvas to see what they would look like.
Then, I found some adorable huge apple green ric rack in my ribbon stash.  I made a sweet little flower with it.  
Next, I glued on the chipboard letters, and ric rack flower.
I decided to add some of the green ric rack to the bottom.  I glued the edges and in the center.  I have some pictures I want to stick in there!
I just slipped the pictures under the ric rack.  Now I can switch out the pictures throughout the Summer!  Yay:)
Here's a close up. I also added a chipboard strawberry, flower and mushroom on the ric rack. 
Cute, huh?  I think it's a tad bit busy, but oh well, I'm a BUSY person:)

I am linking to these parties:
Craftomaniac 
Me Making Do
Polly Want a Crafter
Tea Rose Home
Sew Much Ado
A Glimpse inside 

7 comments:

  1. very cute! I love polka dots.

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  2. thanks Karen.. It's a surprise for her :) I hope she loves it! I love your summer canvas idea.. so bright and cute.. I love polka dots..
    stay in touch
    Love
    Hani

    http://www.craftionary.blogspot.com

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  3. Oh..so cute! I love summer. Can't wait. :) Thanks for the comment over on my blog. :)

    Ginger @
    gingersnapcrafts.blogspot.com

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  4. CUTE!! CUTE!! I can't wait for summer! I would love it if you would link this up at our Friday party over at Sassy Sites! NO RULES! no theme!! Just fun!! :)

    xoxo!!
    Marni @ Sassy Sites!

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  5. how fun and summery! Thanks for auditioning for American Crafter- good luck:)

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