Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Be Inspired Wednesday #87

Good Wednesday Morning!  

The Design Team for the Cuttlebug Challenge Blog has been having fun with paint this week!  For my project today, I covered an artist's canvas with a piece of burlap and stapled it to the back.  Then I painted it with brown acrylic paint almost to the edges.  I have had this stencil for about 25 years!  I decided it was time to drag it out and use it again!  I dabbed vanilla paint with a sponge to get the pretty cat and border at the top.  Then, I sponged more paint along the edges and sides.  I adhered the pretty three layer Provocraft Cuttlebug Butterfly (37-1651) adorned with a few brown pearls 
with Beacon 3-in-1 Glue to complete the canvas! 

This also fits the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge this week. 

This was such a fun project!  
We hope you will join the Cuttlebug Challenge Blog
in our paint challenge this week! 

My Siggy


  1. Very creative! I love that you used something old on a new project. I always get elated when that happens :)

  2. Oh this is too cute Sandee!!! LOVE the burlap painted! Love the stenciled kitty and butterfly! Very creative!!! Thanks for continuing to support Stampin sister in Christ!!!! We appreciate you so much!

  3. Burlap is hot and new again...butterflies are hip -and now you are bring stencils back into the era of cool!!! :)
    love it!

  4. Hi Sandee - this is fabulous - I love that cat stencil! Stencils are very in right now - you should pop over the the Layers of Color Blog and enter the draw for their 7 New Release Art Stencils - what fun to win them! Love the colours and the texture you have happening here - a perfect card fot this weekd challenge!! Thank you for joining us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ this week, we would love to see you again next week! God bless you! (((Hugs)))
    Linda SSIC Design Team

  5. Stencils are in??? Did that sweet Lovely Linda say that we are in fashion? I have that same stencil, and yep had it that long! This just made me giggle. Great project!

  6. Sandee, your little kitty is so cute! Thank you so much for sharing your art with us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ this week.

  7. Your canvas is `fabulous` Sandee TFS
    Have a great weekend:)x

  8. Beautifully done=) I love it.

  9. Oh what a great use of the paint for the Cuttlebug challenge. Is there nothing you can do?!! You are uber talented my friend. Beautiful work!!


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