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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Silent Night Canvas from Digital Stamp

Would you believe this canvas was created using a digital stamp? It was!  Seriously!  The digital stamp that inspired me is Silent Night Digital Stamp from Arty Pants Digital Stamps and is available at The DigiChick. It just released today!!! So it's on sale right now!  Hurry to grab it for yourself!

The wonderful designer created these stamps in several sizes so they can easily be used for cards, scrapbooking or even to create wall art. She also provides layered versions of each stamp, so you can easily clip digital papers to them!

The canvas I used is a 9x12, it was already stretched on the wood base.  I mixed a few paints to get a blue color that I was happy with, then painted a few layers on the canvas.  While that was drying, I used the 8x10 version of the stamp. I brought it into Silhouette Studio and traced it to create cut lines.  I cut it from matte white Oracal vinyl (outdoor).  The stars are from 2 different Silhouette shapes available from Silhouette. Nativity (shape 52103) and Wise men still seek him (shape 35315). I cut the stars from gold vinyl.

I wanted the canvas to have a slight aged/primitive look to it. So I took some white ink and dabbed it around the edges to give it an aged effect.  I then layered the vinyl, the gold stars first then the white letters on top.

Now I've got a beautiful holiday wall art to help us stay focused on the true meaning of Christmas!

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  1. This is wonderful! Thanks for playing at Inspired By.

  2. Gorgeous canvas and I especially love the aged effect! Beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us at Art Impressions' challenge! :)

  3. Lovely canvas and love the candle as well, thanks for joining us this week. How about applying for our DT? Our DT call still has a few days left on it! You would be very welcome to apply!

    Jo and the CRAFT Team.

  4. Stunning canvas, Cathy.
    Thank you for joining us at the MilkCoffee Challenge. Jane xx

  5. This is BEAUTIFUL Cathy~I love it!

  6. After seeing this, you make me want a Silhouette! Beautiful stamp too!

  7. Fab christmas card sharing at craft card and thanks for sharing at craft this week.

  8. Wonderful creation! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Creative Knockouts this week.


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