Holiday Canvas Craft

EK Gorman, Elizabeth Craft Designs, Holiday crafts aToday over at Elizabeth Craft Designs blog a fun collection of Holiday DIY projects are being shared.  Trust me when I say you do not want to miss out on this collection of fun holiday inspired craft projects.

Today I am creating a holiday themed canvas using some of the holiday inspired dies.

IMG_8108Step One: Die cut an igloo and ice bank using the some 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock from the Igloo die set.  Die cut a second igloo shape in Dove Gray Soft Finish Cardstock.

IMG_8109Step Two: Cover the igloo shape with some 6mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

IMG_8110Step Three:  Reassemble the igloo die cut on the gray igloo shape.  The Clear Double sided adhesive will hold the brick in place.

IMG_8112Step Four:  Using alcohol markers add shading to the igloo.  I used B60, B63, and B66 copic markers plus the blender.

IMG_8113Step Five:  Repeat step four with the die cut ice block from the Igloo die set.

IMG_8114Step Six: Repeat step four with the sign post from the Igloo die set, but this time use brown alcohol markers.  I used E31, E33, and E37 copic markers.  Stamp in Brown ink the ‘north pole’ sentiment from the Cute Winter Sentiments stamp set.

IMG_8115Step Seven:  Die cut the sleigh from 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock and the Santa’s Sleigh die set.

EK Gorman, Elizabeth Craft Designs, Holiday crafts cStep Eight: Color up the sleigh with alcohol markers and assemble using Kids Choice Glue.

IMG_8107Step Nine: For the canvas, I took a 8×8 inch wood canvas and painted it white with some Gesso.  Then I sprayed and splattered the canvas with some blue spray ink.  Finally I added a layer of heavy gesso to the bottom of the canvas to act as a layer of snow.

EK Gorman, Elizabeth Craft Designs, Holiday crafts eStep Ten:  Adhere the the Igloo die set and Santa’s Sleigh die set to the canvas using Kids Choice Glue.  Finally I wanted an additional sentiment on the canvas, so I die cut the Way with Words: Peace on Earth die set with some Silver Gray Soft Finish Cardstock.  Using a metallic gold paint pen, I added some gold detailing to the flourishes and stars and adhered the sentiment onto the canvas.

EK Gorman, Elizabeth Craft Designs, Holiday crafts bI just love how fun this canvas turned out.  It feels so wintery and holiday fun without to being a hit you over the head project!

EK Gorman, Elizabeth Craft Designs, Holiday crafts dLet me know in the comments below what your favorite part of this canvas was.  Until then, happy crafting.

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