You are going to LOVE these…

Jan 23, 2011

I was asked to create a canvas for Ranger’s designer wall at CHA. Well the product we had to highlight was their Perfect Pearl Mists and their new Perfect Pearls colors.You are going to LOVE these. Check out Suze Weinberg’s blog to see the new colors and a few sneak peeks of her canvas… I cannot wait to see it in person.

It was fun to create what ever I wanted with the only requirements being it had to be my style and I had to use the products sent my way. I used WAY MORE Ranger products on my canvas than what was required but one technique seemed to lead to another which meant using another product and so on…

I think the Rock Candy Crackle Paint looks AWESOME on the frame… I love the chippy feel you get when it dries. I nearly used an entire bottle on my frame. I just kept adding layers and layers of it here and there. And the Cheese cloth you see on the canvas is held down by applying BeesWax, brushed with Perfect Pearls and heated once again… oh it is gorgeous and you have GOT TO TRY it if you haven’t.

And look at this rose made using Tim’s Tattered Florals die and old book pages… I love how the Perfect Pearls mixed with Perfect Pearl Mists looks on paper roses. Just gorgeous! Then topping them off with crystal coarse glitter and Platinum Stickles sends them over the top. The hardest part though was sending this beauty off as I will not get it back. I think they found fingernail marks in the side of my box because I had my nails dug in deep as the Fed Ex man took it from me… oh it was hard to let this go.

Here is a list of all the Ranger Products I used… I was not kidding when I said I used a lot.

Perfect Pearls Mists
• Perfect Pearl
• Heirloom Gold
• Sunflower Sparkle
• Interference Red
• Turquoise

Distress Ink
• Spun Sugar
• Tea Dye
• Vintage Photo

Archival Ink
• Sepia

Adirondack Acrylic Paint Dabber
• Shell Pink
• Gold

Claudine Hellmuth Studio Acrylic Paints
• Blank Canvas
• Traditional Tan

Stickles
• Diamond
• Platinum
• Icicles

Distress Crackle Paint
• Rock Candy

Perfect Pearls
• Pink Gumball
• Biscotti
• Perfect Bronze
• Turquoise
• Perfect Gold
• Blush

Grungepaper
Beeswax

Tim Holtz Alterations – Tattered Florals
Grungepaper

And yes… I need a serious intervention with the UTEE… I tell ya I cannot stop thinking about ALL the possibilities using this crazy stuff. Yesterday, I promised a sweet friend I was NOT going to heat up my melting pot. Because well… I have a million other things I need to be doing to get ready for CHA. But it seems I lied because last night I made these and think they are so CUTE. I believe she will forgive me if I give her one.

And I made another cuff using more of the new Maya Road trims… gosh they are nice and perfect for flower making.

Hope you are inspired to play today… make a mess… it’s so fun!

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  • http://tammytutterow.typepad.com Tammy Tutterow

    Ohhh, I can not wait to see your challenge project! The peeks are gorgeous! I tell ya, we are kindred pink shabby spirits. When you see mine you will understand!

  • http://brownpaperpackaging.blogspot.com deeDee

    I love all of it. You’re so talented Lisa!

  • http://cain81art.blogspot.com Linda Cain

    Looks gorgeous!!!! Love the flowers. I loved working with the PP and Mists. Amazing quality and just plain fun!

  • Patrice

    that’s it. i’m moving to texas. me and my diet coke ;-)

  • Beth W

    Everything is beautiful-of course! But the die cut flowers are breathtaking-awesome work Lisa!

  • Victoria Sturdevant

    Oh, I can hardly wait to see the whole thing! The peeks look wonderful. TFS

  • Annette Prudhomme

    Girl, you are killing me!!! I LOVE IT! I want to dive right into my computer and right into your craft room!!! Keep going….

  • http://www.artbywanda.blogspot.com Wanda H

    I can’t wait to see the whole project!! What we can see so far looks totally gorgeous!!! I can understand it would be very hard to part with. Wonderful UTEE pops… I have to try some of these!!!!

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