Sparkly Bloom Girl Canvas

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Hi readers!  Happy Thursday to you! I hope you’re having a fantastic week! Did you know Prima makes stamps? We will continue the STAMPtember® celebration with Prima stamping! Today I’m pleased to welcome back the fantastic Sharon Laakkonen to our blog for some gorgeous canvas inspiration!

Enjoy!

SSS Sharon Canvas

My sweet and very talented friend, Jamie, created the Bloom Girl stamps for Prima…and one just happens to be named “Sharon!” Of course I had to make my own little canvas piece for you using this new stamp. My Bloom Girl canvas is filled with products that make me happy: beautiful glass beads, mica flakes, butterflies, and a wonderful garden of flowers. I cannot wait to hang it up in my studio so that every time I look at it I am reminded how precious friends are!

SSS closeup

SSS Beads

Directions:

SSS directions

1. Stamp Bloom Girl on canvas page with permanent Coffee Archival Ink.
2. Spritz water on edges of canvas. Spray Color Bloom sprays along all edges leaving the center of the canvas untouched. Splatter “Gilded” Color Bloom spray in random places. Dry.
3. Paint butterflies by spraying Gilded spray on a craft mat and painting with a fine brush.
4.  Die-cut five flowers with the Prima dies and white copy paper. Ink edges with a brown Chalk Edger.
5. Set Capistrano and Winthrop flowers on canvas as desired. Tuck die-cut flowers underneath flowers so edges stick out. Adhere all pieces to canvas with Fabri-Tac. Tie tangerine ribbon through sign and adhere to flower cluster with foam tape.
6. Paint Soft Matte Gel on butterflies (work carefully around flowers.) Sprinkle glass beads on top of gel. Gently tap off extra beads. Dry.
7. Randomly pounce brush with Soft Matte Gel on bottom of canvas. Sprinkle Mica Flakes on top. Tap off extra. Dry.
Finish: Add weave trim to the canvas to hang your new Bloom Girl canvas up!

SUPPLIES:

 SSS flowers SSS Mica

Thanks for reading today, and thanks so much to the amazing Sharon for her gorgeous inspiration!

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  1. Sharon, your “Sharon” stamp BEAUTIFUL and your canvas DELIGHTFUL!!!
    LOVE the image, flowers, mists, beads and mica flakes too, SO MANY DELICIOUS elements!!!

  2. I thought it was a tote bag when I first saw the photo. I love the look and I think it would be great to try it on a bag. Hmm….how to add it to the list of existing projects? Thanks for sharing your beautiful canvas, Sharon.

  3. OMGEE! I want it! Absolutely stunning creation and not only do I want that one I also want all the gorgeous supplies and stamps used on it! Thank you for sharing this beautiful creation with us Karen x

  4. Gorgeous canvas with all those flowers and butterflies and bling. Thanks for sharing with us how you put this project together.

  5. I thought it was a bag at first. It would be awesome as one. I really like the variety of textures. Am not familiar with mica flakes. They look somewhat delicate. Will have to look into it. Thank you!

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