It’s a new year and a great time to create some gorgeous home decor. Blog Ambassador Heidi Blankenship created this amazing DIY Canvas using a selection of Tonic Studios dies and the new Nuvo Gilding Flakes. Nuvo Gilding Flakes adds luxurious shine to all your projects and is perfect for home decor. Take your project to the next level.
- Adhere sheet music to the canvas board.
- Using black craft foam die cut the Simply Screens Moroccan Mosaic 1049E. Apply removable adhesive to acrylic block and use the foam die cut with VersaMark ink to stamp around the edges of the canvas. Emboss with Nuvo Embossing Powder – Jet Black 604N.
- Dry brush gesso over top of the sheet music and embossing.
- Using the Nuvo Glue Pen Medium 203N apply Nuvo Gilding Flakes – Silver Bullion 851N around the outer edges of the canvas. Next apply the StazOn Jet Black ink around the outer edges of the canvas.
- Die cut all of the shapes using black craft foam.
- Hold the foam die cut of the Saxophone Solo in place and trace around the inside of the saxophone and jacket area with a pencil. Using the Nuvo Glue Pen Medium 203N apply Nuvo Gilding Flakes – Silver Bullion 851N and Radiant Gold 850N to the areas as shown in the finished canvas.
- Using Craft Tacky Glue adhere all of the die cut foam pieces.
- Using the Nuvo Glue Pen Medium 203N apply Nuvo Pure Sheer Glitter Charoal to the music notes, treble clef, hat and shoes.
- Print out quote, fussy cut in to word blocks and ink the edges with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.
- Using Craft Tacky Glue apply black craft foam to the back of the word blacks and adhere to the canvas.
Dies: Simply Screens Moroccan Mosaic 1049E, Rococo Saxophone Solo Die 1178E, Rococo Perfect Harmony Die 1176E, Rococo Petites Treble Clef Die 1182E, Rococo Petites Musical Notes Die 1180E, Tools: Tim Holtz Trimmer 160E US, Tim Holtz 7″ Titanium Snips, Adhesives: Craft Tacky Glue, Nuvo Glue Pen Medium 203N, Removable Adhesive, Paper: Vintage Sheet Music, Ink: Ranger Distress Ink Antique Linen, StazOn Jet Black, Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaMark Ink, Other: Nuvo Gilding Flakes – Silver Bullion 851N, Radiant Gold 850N, Nuvo Embossing Powder – Jet Black 604N, Nuvo Pure Sheer Glitter Charoal, White Gesso, Mod Podge, Black Craft Foam, Acrylic Black, 8 x 10 Canvas Board