This week has been fantastic! I have tried to give you all and Unity my best work, and I have loved every minute of it! This last project is one of my favorites.
I had this very inexpensive, very plain, canvas tote bags. I decided to attempt to channel my inner Donna Downey for this one. She rocks! I painted the bag with acrylic paint, and painted the edges darker.
I stamped Unity's Worn Grid as a background for the flowers with SU white craft ink, then Purely Entwined, a Unity stamp by Donna Downey, in navy. I also stamped the verse from Donna Downey's Unity set "She" in navy. First I smeared some SU craft white ink in the area I wanted to stamp on.It was ok, but not quite what I wanted. So on went the Primas! First I sprayed them with white Smooch spray for a little shimmer. If I'm going for it I may as well go all the way eh? I figured I should add some real bling, so I added these gorgeous rhinestones, Lush from My Minds Eye.
I added some pearls also. The top of the bag looked naked, so I added some plain twill, some leaf ribbon, teeny flowers, and more rhinestones.
The verse wasn't showing up like I wanted it to, so I went over it with a Sakura Stardust pen. That made it worse, so I went over that with a black Sharpie pen. It worked great, and you could still see the shimmer from the Stardust pen.
So here's the final product! I must say I loveth it! I will probably add some more to it over time, and I do have to finish the back. I'll show the progress on that as I finish it.
Thank you for sharing this week with me! I appreciate all of the comments! Don't forget, your names will be put into a drawing for a prize from Unity on Saturday. Check back for that ;)
I kind of forgot, this is for Unity Friends with Flair too! Next up in the hop is Angie Blom's blog. She's pretty awesome! Enjoy!