Thursday, September 10, 2015


Happy Hello Friends!
Today I'm thrilled to be sharing a mixed media canvas as a guest designer for "ReneaBouquets" -(Unique Items with a Beautiful Edge)!!
A BIG thank you to Renea!!!  If you haven't been to Renea's store yet you MUST check out all the gorgeous products!  She has many mixed media products and I decided to take the below project in that direction:
I would say this canvas has a modern/Victorian feel to it.  I knew I had to do ONE project with "Prima" Relics and Artifacts by Sandra Evertson!  I have been eyeing up those beauties for a while!
Renea has many gorgeous laces in her store so I decided to order something very wide!  I cut this piece of lace in half  - I wanted the scalloped details facing one another.  The top photo was taken with a "flash"...You see more orange/copper coloring....The below photo shows "natural" lighting....It was a rainy day today so the photo's are not as "bright" as I would have liked.
When I think of "Victorian" I always imagine intricate scroll work so I decided to cut out some dies and add the intricate work to the heart using "Mod Podge"   I was going for a "filigree" metal heart look - Below is a photo showing some of the steps I took:
I used three colors of the "Tim Holtz" Distress Spray Stain and "Prima" Antique Gold Spray Mist available at the online store!
I sprayed the color "Peacock Feathers" by Tim Holtz  to the wings and various places on the canvas.  One of my all time fave colors!!!
I will be creating a few more items in the near future! Stay tuned!
I hope you enjoyed and don't forget to check out "ReneaBouquets"!



  1. oh words! Your work is always amazing!!! Wow...I just can't find the this!

  2. Your canvas is so amazing and gorgeous. I love the colors - just wonderful!

  3. This is just so very WOW!! You have amazed me with your use of color and all the details! Thank you so much Mandy <3

  4. Oh my, this is so gorgeous, Mandy! I can imagine all the texture it must have in person. Love it!

  5. What a gorgeous canvas Mandy with absolutely beautiful colours!!!!!!!! All the best!


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