WELCOME TO THE SUMMER BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY (See Messages Below For Instructions)
MESSAGE FROM LAURIE:
Hello and welcome to the Summer Blog Hop. I’m so happy to be able to share these cute little flower canvases with you. One is called “Inspire” because that is my goal, to inspire you in some way to help you in your creativity and the other is called “Journey” because I, like many of you, am on a creative journey. This is one journey that I don’t mind that it has no end in sight.
Below I am sharing photos of the flower canvases I will be showing you how to create step by step in a video which will also be posted below as well as the supplies list. I hope you enjoy the process and you will be inspired to create some flower canvases of your own.
Be sure to follow the links to each of the other wonderful creative ladies participating in the hop. I know you will love each of their projects too. I’m going to be hopping along with you to see what each artist has come up with. I know I will be inspired and I hope you will be too. And don’t forget to read the message below from Roben-Marie Smith. She will give you instructions on how to enter her giveaway.
Thank you for joining me today and I hope you have a wonderful time following the hop.
See you soon,
MESSAGE FROM ROBEN-MARIE SMITH:
WELCOME TO THE SUMMER BLOG HOP WITH A TWIST!
Today kicks off the Summer Blog Hop with a Twist. We have the usual art inspiration and giveaways, but the twist is that there is also a SALE!
AND, there is another twist; Roben-Marie will be closing Paperbag Studios and her Art Shop at the end of July. Read more about it in this article here. NOTE: link “here” with this link: https://robenmarie.com/blog/taking-chances-and-making-changes
Grand Prize: One winner will receive a spot in Roben-Marie’s latest workshop: SALVAGED: a Layered Pieces Journal and a signed and dated original abstract collage by her.
Three Secondary Prizes: gift certificates for an additional 30% off in your choice of the Paperbag Studios or Art Shop.
Be sure to visit the other blogs in the hop and leave a comment to increase your chances of winning the discount!
HOW DO I ENTER?
All you have to do to enter is comment on this blog post and then keep on hopping across to all of the Design Team member’s posts, leave a comment on them and be entered with more chances to win. Giveaway closes on Sunday, July 15 @ 9:00PMEST. Prizes will be announced on Monday, July 16.
WHERE DO I GO?
Here are the links to all of the amazing Design Team Projects so be sure to visit all of them, leave a comment and increase your chances of winning!
Add Video – https://youtu.be/gEWT0azswXk
Robin-Marie Smith Supplies:
Stamp Set “Garden Muse” by Paperbag Studios
Art Pop Card Collection – Wait For Me
Circle Sticker Collection – Wait For Me
Large Circle Sticker Collection – In The Garden
Small Circle Sticker Collection – In The Garden
Sticker Tape Collection – Wait For Me
Art Bites Canvases 4 x 8
Staz-On Ink – Black
Sequin Waste aka Punchinello
Pens – Black Posca Pen, White Shapie Paint Pen
Pencils – Regular #2, Peel & Sketch Charcoal pencil by General Pencil Co.
Watercolor Pencils – Lt. Olive #769 by General, Brown #704 by General
Black Stabilo Pencil by Aquarellable
Liquitex Matte Medium
Sharpie Mean Streak Marker
Paint Colors For Yellow Flower:
Americana by DecoArt – Cadmium Orange, Sea Breeze
Apple Barrel – Antique Gold
Craftsmart – Dark Yellow
Crafters Acrylic by Deco Art – Daffodil Yellow
White Paint (I used Liquitex Gesso)
Paint Colors For Blue Flower:
Americana by DecoArt – Spa Blue
Crafters Acrylic by DecoArt – Cool Blue
FolkArt – Light Periwinkle, Patina
Apple Barrel – Lilac Dust, Vineyard Green
White Paint (I used Liquitex Gesso)
Paint Brushes of your choice – I used a 1” Royal Crafters Grip, A tiny liner brush (I can no longer read the size on the brush) and a 4000 Round ( can no longer read the brand on the brush)
Piece of scrap paper for stem
Piece of paper to stamp words on
Mod Podge (optional)
Heat tool (optional)
Ranger Non Stick Mat (optional)