Monday, November 17, 2014

Inspirational Wall Art

The Altered Pages Design Team is working hard to inspire you this month as we work with the printable film from our partner Craft Attitude™.  Be sure to stop by each day and comment for a chance to win one of the weekly prizes!

Today Karen Conner shares her beautiful inspirational wall art! 

Prepare your Masonite board with gesso, dry.  Then paint with blue acrylic paint with a one inch brush -  a little darker on the top and gradually make a little lighter toward the bottom. Allow to dry completely. Lightly brush stamp with white paint to get a nice image of the stamp (careful not too cover thick with paint).  Stamped image numerous times over the whole canvas. Allow to dry completely.

Enlarge the image of the rose on Altered Pages #1814 Paper Roses Collage Sheet.  Printed the rose twice - a little larger than 5x7.  Fussy cut and glue one whole image on the board with gel medium. On the second image fussy cut just the main blooms and one leaf. Take an exacto knife and cut in several folds so when they are added on top of the original image, use dimensionals and have the roses pop off the page.

Print text on Craft Attitude™  -- Don't forget to mirror your words before printing.  Apply Craft Attitude ™film-printed side down with gel medium and smoothed out with a soft cloth.
Punch holes in the top of the board with a Croc-A-Dile and add ribbon.  Add black gelato around the edges of the board and smear with finger.
Viola!  Finished! 
Hope it inspires you to combine your favorite scripture or encouraging words to your artwork.

Altered Pages #1814 Paper Roses Collage Sheet
Masonite Board
Blue Acrylic Paint
White Acrylic Paint
Background Stamp
Word Art onto Craft Attitude™


  1. It's a beautiful canvas, Karen! Very nice project.

  2. Love the Bible verse and the canvas is gorgeous!

  3. Gorgeous wall hanging. I love the colors you combined on this piece!

  4. Lovely Karen - the background is so pretty and really makes the roses pop!

  5. This is gorgeous - I love the treatment you gave the flowers to make them more dimensional.

  6. Love project Karen and a wonderful use for the Craft Attitude Film xx