Tuesday, 11 September 2012

 This is my first time as a Blogger!  I must warn you...I have terrible spelling....even with spell check!!!

I have always dreamed of having my own little shop and in February 2012 that dream came true.  I have a little shop called "Vintage Treasures".  It's located in the quaint courtyard at Whippletree Junction in Duncan, BC.  I fell in love with Whippletree the first time I visited there in 2008.  I have met some wonderful people here.  It's become like a second home.

I love treasure hunting for unique things that can be repurposed or upcycled and crafting of course.
I will keep you posted on projects I'm working on.

Today I tried a technique I saw online.  Where you print an image onto tissue paper and decoupage the image on a canvas. I came across an image I knew Leola (a wonderful fellow merchant at Whippletree) from leolasstudio would like....so I thought I would make it for her.

Supplies:  Canvas, tissue paper (taped onto cardstock), Modge Podge
Image printed on tissue paper

Final result

I love how it turned out. I antiqued the edges and gave it a top coat of decoupage.  It makes it look like a real painting on canvas.The picture does not due it justice. Leola loved it, by the way!!!  Such a lovely lady :)

Well that's it.  I DID IT!!!!  Blogging has begun. Big sigh.

Until next time
Happy thoughts


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Anonymous said...

I would like to know how you printed an image onto tissue paper???

Vintage Treasures said...

You need a sheet of card stock. Cut your piece of tissue paper a little bit larger then your card stock sheet. Now, lay the tissue paper down on the table, dull side down, now put your card stock on top and wrap the tissue paper around and tape it in place. Now your ready to print on the tissue paper.