Sunday, 15 May 2016
A Unique Butterfly Canvas Collage
Hey everyone, hope you are well! I am here with something that I am truly proud of which I created to decorate my new room.
Over the years I have taken hundreds of photos of butterflies-it is my other passion in life besides crafting and something I enjoy immensely. I thought it was a shame that many of these photos are hidden inside scrapbooks and external hard drives not getting every day use and I wanted a way to display some of my progress in a way to nod to the theme of my new room.
I bought a canvas that would fit in the space between my (handmade too!) four poster bed and my (handmade) headboard. (I may link these projects later, if so will link to the relevant posts)
I had plenty of printable canvas, glue, my photos and serif Craft Artist 2 software to use. I wanted the canvas to look really special so I decided each butterfly photo would be digitally placed into various frames I have within the software either from the kits or from free vintage frames from The Graphics Fairy.
I made a page in the software and placed my chosen butterfly photos in their respective frames. I was able to see their measurements on the page in the software and I then saved and printed onto the canvas. I think I printed 6 or 7 A4 pages of these photos in the end onto the canvas.
I then cut carefully around the various frames and placed to one side. Once I had cut out all of the photos in their frames I began to arrange them onto the canvas, gluing and stitching as I went when I was sure I was happy with where I had placed them.
I then hung it on the wall above my bed-somewhere I can enjoy my butterfly photos every single day!
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
A Vintage Journey Challenge: Sew Special
Art By Miran Challenge: Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends: Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge: Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party Challenge: Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude: Anything Goes
Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments!
Posted by sparklingblackrose at Sunday, May 15, 2016