Pam Bray Designs: A Girl With Flair

Sharing creative ideas through mixed media, stamps, embossing powder, charms, chipboard, stencils and designer collections

Ring in Spring with Green is being “Lucky”!!!
“Lucky” that here in Tennessee we are extremely blessed to have four seasons!!!
 I am so looking forward to spring!!
For our bluebirds to come home to nest!
For our daffodils, hyacinths and clovers to show their spring flowers!!!
Today I am sharing is my first design team post for Emerald Creeks Supplies!!!
I am sharing with you my canvas for the Ring in Spring with Green Dare Challenge!!!
 I began my State of Mind Canvas by painting with layers of distress paints. 
Allowing each layer to dry completely.
 Apply crackled texture paste using a stencil and palette knife.
Allow the paste to dry and crackle.
 Tear some card board from a box and die cut a clover. 
Paint all with Picket Fence Distress Paint and then with Forest Moss. 
Allow to dry between each application.
Stamp prepared cardboard with distress paint.
Ink edges with distress ink using blending tool.
Adhere pieces to prepared canvas. 
Add remnant rubs to top of  prepared canvas and prepared cardboard.
Add prepared chipboard to top of canvas with pop dots. 
Add prepared clover to top of canvas. 
Add twine.
 Apply distress pens to watercolor paper, mist with water so they will blend together. 
Allow to dry prior to stamping.
 Stamp Bird Crazy birds to prepared paper. 
Add distress markers to create more depth to the crazy birds. 
Allow to dry.
 Fussy cut prepared birds out. 
Adhere one bird to top of chipboard on canvas.
 Add second toward the bottom of canvas.
 I hope I have inspired you to create something that rings in Spring!!! 
Make sure to link up your projects on the Emerald Creek Blog!!!
Hugs Pam
Emerald Creek Supplies:
Ranger Distress Paint: Picket Fence, Mustard Seed, 
 Bundled Sage, Forest Green, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn
Ranger Distress Ink: Wild Honey, Mowed Lawn Vintage Photo
Ranger Distress Markers: Peacock Feathers, Ripe Persimmons, Mustard Seed, Forest Moss
Wendi Vecchi Crackled Textured Paste
Other Supplies:
5×7 White Canvas
Stampers Anonymous Bird Crazy Stamp Set
Stampers Anonymous Mixed Media Stamp Set
Tim Holtz Honeycomb Stencil
Tim Holtz Life Quotes & Elements Remnant Rubs
Watercolor Paper
Clover Die Cut
Black Indian Ink
Brown Twine
Pop dots
Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Guest Designer
I’m so happy to be a Guest Designer for Emerald Creek Craft Supplies and help promote  their wonderful products. They so generously supply me with so many fabulous products to work with like those that I’m using today.
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9 thoughts on “Ring in Spring Canvas with Emerald Creek

  1. Welcome to the team Pam!! I love this project! You're birds are adorable!


  2. Unknown says:

    Welcome to the Emerald Creek Design Team, Pam! Your canvas is gorgeous!


  3. Awesome piece Pam, love the interesting layers here and Crazy birds are looking so pretty here! Feels great to be with you on a team! Welcome! 🙂


  4. Katelyn says:

    Welcome to the Emerald Creek Design Team! Fabulous canvas Pam. I love all of the different layers you added!


  5. Katelyn says:

    Welcome to the Emerald Creek Design Team! Fabulous canvas Pam. I love all of the different layers you added!


  6. Claudia N. says:

    Love the stencilling and the corrugated card, Pam! Welcome to the team! Claudia xxx


  7. Diana says:

    love it all Pam! welcome to the Emerald Creek Team


  8. Michele says:

    gorgeous creation and i love the tutorial! fabulous layering! xo


  9. sarascloset says:

    A little late, but I wanted to say welcome, and love, love your canvas! Your crazy birds look fantastic up there! Hugs!


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