Friday, June 27, 2014

May Arts + DCWV + Tombow Blog Hop

Welcome to the final day of the 
TRIPLE THREAT BLOG HOP
There are 3 prize packs up for grabs, to win
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  • a stack from DCWV
  • a spool of ribbon from May Arts
  • Xtreme Adhesive, Power Tabs, Removable Adhesive and Fastener Tabs from Tombow
 For the hop today, I'm sharing an faux canvas wall hanging 
that I made for my daughter's room...she loves the chalk-art look!
To get started, I gathered my supplies:
Tombow's Xtreme Tape Runner, Glue Pen and Fastener Tabs;
DCWV's Chalk-Art Stack and May Art's Ribbon and Pom Pom Trim
The thing that I love most about crafting is improvising! 
Nothing makes me happier (well, almost) than upcycling or recycling an item!
I rummaged around in my supplies and found a wooden crate-type box and an 8X10
flat canvas.  The box wasn't quite as wide, so I trimmed the canvas down with a 
heavy-duty box cutter.

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Of course, you can purchase the canvas blocks and achieve the same look!

To the wooden slats on the sides of the crate, I added the Xtreme permanent adhesive.
Next, I cut some of the Chalk-Art paper into strips and adhered to the sides:

I wanted the texture of the canvas to show through, so I decided to paint it rather than
cover it entirely with paper.  I gave it a coating of lime green and then cut one of the cute
Chalk-Art subway-art style prints out and adhered it with the Fastener Tabs.
I chose these tabs so that the subway art could be changed out with other pieces 
that can be found on the same sheet!

I used the Tombow Glue Pen to add the small die-cut letters to the scroll shape.  
A couple of small knotted ribbon was added to the sides of the scroll so that it
appears to be hanging from the chalkboard sign :)
I also trimmed the edge of the canvas with pom pom trim by May Arts.

Now it's all finished and ready for hanging or sitting on a shelf!


Here is a complete list from this week's hop:
Monday
Tuesday

Wednesday


Thursday
Friday

41 comments:

  1. WOW-! Shelley! That is beautiful!!

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  2. Great project.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  3. I love this chalk board inspired project!

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  4. Cute! Love the chalkboard lid on the altered box!

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  5. This has been one of my favorite projects this week! Just darling! I love the tutorial and how you added the cute bows to the name banner!

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  6. Fabulous--love the chalkboard look.

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  7. Cute! You could also add hinges to the canvas panel to have a little storage!

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  8. WOW - FABULOUS wall hanging Shellye!!!
    LOVE the sentiment, LOVE the POP of lime against the chalkboard elements, such a great design, finished off perfectly with the pompom trim and pretty bows - LOVE IT ALL and your daughter with LOVE IT too!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)

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  9. So pretty. And it will mean so much more to your daughter because mom made it.
    the colors are great and the embellishing is wonderful.

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  10. This is so much fun, going to make one of this! thank you for sharing!

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  11. This is so gorgeous! You did an awesome job!

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  12. What a beautiful piece of art for your daughter. I love that bright green with the black and the polka dots. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Beautiful, great colors and elements.

    Sue
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  14. Wonderful creation!
    Great use of the products.
    Carla from Utah

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  15. This is cute! LOVE the box and would be ecstatic if you could tell me where you got it from. Tombow's hook and loop tabs are fantastic aren't they? I love them! TFS!

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  16. you did a really nice job.... i love the colors and and need to get some hook and loop tabs :)

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  17. What a seriously far out faux canvas chalk wall hanging you crafted for your daughters bedroom! I bet you she LOVES it and has requested more!! If other kids at home; they too are probably wanting one for their rooms! Thank you so much for the weeks blog hop! Your time and creative juices are very appreciated by the hoppers!

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  18. Love how you upcycled the box. The poms poms around the edge are genius. The green pops the sentiment. Great job.

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  19. What a fun project! Great colors and lots of wonderful details!

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  20. This is really great. I love how you spell your daughters name too. Love the chalk look although I haven't tried it yet. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  21. Looking forward to using that stronger tape on a project. Love those 2 little red bows...too cute!!

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  22. Such a cute project. Thanks for the info. I think even I could copy this. I've seen the Tombow fasteners but have never known what to do with them. Great idea for kids or grand kids rotating art.

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  23. You did an amazing job on this project. I too love the chalkboard look!

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  24. I have really enjoyed the blog hop this week. There are some very talented designers and I thank them for sharing their ideas for using these products.

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  25. Super cute wall hanging! I love the bright colors and embellishments.

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  26. Awesomely done, Shellye!! Your daughter will love it and totally freak out over it (if she hasn't already)!! What a fun thing to make. I love covering things with Patterned paper but mine never look as smooth and precise as your projects do!! KUDOS to you!!!

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  27. Wonderful project - I love the chalk-art look too. Your daughter is lucky to have a crafty mom! :)

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  28. Awesome box! I live the line green painted canvas!

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  29. What a great project, very bright and I love the chalk board effect. TFS!!

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  30. Wow - way to use the crate as the faux blocked canvas. It's beautiful!

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  31. Great wall art, love the bright colors, embellishments and the faux canvas. TFS.

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  32. How fabulous Shellye! I would love this in my room too! Your daughter is one lucky girl :)

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  33. I am sure that your daughter loves this fabulous chalk art canvas!! Great job.

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  34. Am loving your jazzy framed art! Love the lime green with the chalk art by DCWV!! Gorgeous!

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  35. This is such a beautiful converted canvas project! I love how you did the sides, the awesome ribbon along the edge of the canvas, the perfect color green, and the awesome subway look and bows to match. Great ideas. :) Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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