Thursday, October 9, 2014

Quote on a canvas

Hi all

Made a  home decor with an inspirational quote. I liked this quote CARPE DIEM which means Seize the day, put very little trust in tomorrow (the future).  

I bought this hexogonal canvas in an exhibition last sunday and first applied gesso all over it. I then applied the distress inks broken china all over it and peacock feathers to the borders and sprinkled some water,made the diecut doily as a stencil and inked with distress inks. You can find the doily stencil behind the tree. I applied textured paste on the branch and leaves stencil and put quilled flowers. Painted the branch and leaves with acrylic paints.

stamped with hero arts leafy vines background stamp with peacock feathers distress inks on left side and right side used the prima stencil with the sponge dauber. 

 Diecut the alphabets 4 times each so that it gives a chipboard look (suggested in one of Tejal's cards). 4th layer of the alphabets is the gold glittered paper. 'Seize the day' is the chipboard alphas which are gessoed  and painted with blue silk glaze. I don't really like the font of it  but i wanted to put the small letters so had to go with it. 

                           The white bird is the prima's shabby chic treasure, cut the clock from the prima 12 by 12 pattern paper and inked the edges with vintage photo. Added the dienamics flourish die and burlap butterfly on the bottom. Added the pearls lace which i had from long time around the edge of the canvas and finished with some pearls,sequins and glitters. 


 Participate in the Lulupu bloghop and check  the beautiful and inspirational creations. 

Hope you like it.

Prima products: Shabby chic treasure (bird), A clock cut from the prima pattern paper, prima stencil in the background.
submitting to   ( Used pink and gold color from the inspirational pic)

kavitha vadhri


Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Its beautiful Kavitha ! Loved the quilled blooms very pretty !

Anonymous said...

Moin Kavitha,
ein ganz wundervolles Bastelwerk ist dir hier gelungen.
Ich wünsche dir noch einen schönen Abend.
Liebe Grüße Heidi

lavina agarwal said...

Gorgeous canvas. .love the shape. .color combo. .amazing quilling fact everything :)

Pallavi Iyer said...

Wonderful canvas.Love the shape and the depth you have achieved with distress inks,stamping and stencilling.I love that quote too.:-)Your quilled flowers are gorgeous!

Mynn xx said...

What a gorgeous creation! LOVE the beautiful flower branch and the wonderful bright colors! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Kripa Koushik said...

A beautiful canvas. Very soothing colour palette and elements so the quelled flowers. Thank you for joining us in the Sparkle with prima lulupu bloghop

Kavitha Vadhri said...

Thanks everyone

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

beautiful canvas, Kavitha!!
Thank you for joining us at Lulupu Prima challenge this month

Riswana Fathima said...

Wow this is superb :) the quilled flowers are so adorable :)

Jaya Raghuvanshi said...

Lovely canvas Kavitha! I love the quilled flowers :) Very beautifully done!
Thank you for joining us in the Sparkle with prima lulupu bloghop.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wonderful canvas project! Thanks for joining in at IBS!

SarahGeorge said...

Your quilled flowers are so pretty Kavitha. The canvas has turned out very beautifully with all your work on it

Hussena said...

What a gorgeous canvas! I love the way you have created the background for those quilled flowers. beautiful colours and stenciling too.

Thank you so much for joining the Lulupu 'Sparkle with Prima' challenge and Best of luck !

Deepti Stephens said...

Very beautiful project Kavi. And I love the colors you used. Hope you are doing well. Thank you so much for joining the fun at Lulupu's Sparkle with Prima Challenge. Good luck! :)

Ranjana's craft blog said...

Very beautiful! Shabby chic treasure is very cute.