Saturday, November 11, 2017

Mixed Media Canvas tutorial with Tania ... and farewell :(

Hi there!

Tania joining you today with a last share as part of the Off the Rails Scrapbooking Design Team.....  I have had a fabulous time over the past two years on this team so I a huge thank you to Amanda and the team!
So to finish off I thought I would share one of my favourite techniques with you Creating Mixed Media Canvas's!  If you like getting messy you will love this!!

"Finished Mixed Media Canvas"

I start by raiding my craft room for lots of embellishments, it can be anything from chipboard, flowers, buttons, metal trinkets, beads the list is endless!  

First up I used a scrapmatts triangle stencil with texture paste to add texture paste to the background.  Next was the fun bit adding your embellishments to your canvas, there is no right or wrong way, just pop them on and stick them down :)  I must admit I did position mine on this canvas more than I usually would as I wanted them to flow across the page..  As you can see they are all different colours, that doesn't matter...... why??

Now you are going to give them a thick coat of gesso, until they are all covered>

Next is the best bit, it's all good but this is so much fun adding all your colour....  I kept to the yellow/gold tones on this canvas as it was made for my daughter and yes she is yellow mad :) :)  I just kept adding colour until I was happy, but remember to dry each layer of colour with your heat gun, so you don't end up with a muddy mess especially if using several different colours......

This is my canvas before adding a photo!

Some close ups........

These are just a few others that I have created over the last year!!

Well that's all from me today, I hope I inspired you all to raid your craft room and get a little messy it's so much fun.  Thanks so much for visiting me on the blog over the last two years and all the lovely comments........

Happy crafting Tania xx


We are sad to see Tania moving along but it's been wonderful to have her on the team and we would welcome her back any time.

Please leave Tania some love for her last share at Off the Rails Scrapbooking.

Louise xo


  1. Awesome canvases Tania.... good luck with the future and happy scrapping.

  2. Thanks for sharing your amazing talent with us. Love your work.

  3. Thanks for sharing your amazing talent with us. Love your work.

  4. Thanks for all your great shares Tania💕

  5. Amazing Tania!!! I loved!!! xoxo