How to Alter a Canvas With a Bird Theme

I've been waiting for the perfect project to use these embroidery hoops from my craft stash! I gave them a beautiful purpose with some embellishments and Art Anthology Paints, Sprays, and Stencils!!

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How to Alter a Canvas With a Bird Theme
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When I have a fairly good idea for a project, I like to gather a bunch of things I think I might use. This may change throughout the creating part....but it's great inspiration!

When I have a fairly good idea for a project, I like to gather a bunch of things I think I might use. This may change throughout the creating part....but it's great inspiration!

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I started out adding a thick dabbed coat of Dazzle Sorbet to three resin pieces and some book page leaves I made.

I started out adding a thick dabbed coat of Dazzle Sorbet to three resin pieces and some book page leaves I made.

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Next I added some texture using the Dottie Stencil and some texture paste and dried it completely with my heat tool.

Next I added some texture using the Dottie Stencil and some texture paste and dried it completely with my heat tool.

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For more texture I added some burlap ribbon pieces and covered the entire canvas with a coat of gesso.

For more texture I added some burlap ribbon pieces and covered the entire canvas with a coat of gesso.

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With the Blossom stencil, I added Peacock Colorations Spray.  One right side up and one time upside down.

With the Blossom stencil, I added Peacock Colorations Spray. One right side up and one time upside down.

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I dab Vegas Gold paint heavily into each flower petal & in a few accent spots and dry it. Next begin I alternating spritzes of Siesta Key and small drops of Panache Minx Ink & spritzes of water.

I dab Vegas Gold paint heavily into each flower petal & in a few accent spots and dry it. Next begin I alternating spritzes of Siesta Key and small drops of Panache Minx Ink & spritzes of water.

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I'll keep up with the  spritzing until most of the background has color. Drying the canvas with my heat tool after every few sprays, really makes for interesting patterns in the color.

I'll keep up with the spritzing until most of the background has color. Drying the canvas with my heat tool after every few sprays, really makes for interesting patterns in the color.

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I play with the placement of the hoops and resin pieces before gluing them down with a nice coat of Fabri-tac glue.

I play with the placement of the hoops and resin pieces before gluing them down with a nice coat of Fabri-tac glue.

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Now I play with the rest of the embellishments I chose. I like to take a picture of this step. That way I have a picture to come back to if I forget where I wanted anything to go! :)

Now I play with the rest of the embellishments I chose. I like to take a picture of this step. That way I have a picture to come back to if I forget where I wanted anything to go! :)

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When everything is glued down I water down gesso & tap my paintbrush to lightly scatter a mist of white drops. I add dabs of Pixie paint & while it's still wet I put gold glitter and gold beads to it.

When everything is glued down I water down gesso & tap my paintbrush to lightly scatter a mist of white drops. I add dabs of Pixie paint & while it's still wet I put gold glitter and gold beads to it.

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Keep adding the glitz until you're satisfied. Looks good!!

Keep adding the glitz until you're satisfied. Looks good!!

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This was super fun project to create! I love using Art Anthology products with the things I a have found and and collected in my stash!

This was super fun project to create! I love using Art Anthology products with the things I a have found and and collected in my stash!

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I hope this inspires you to go get crafty with some Art Anthology products!

I hope this inspires you to go get crafty with some Art Anthology products!

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