In my last blog post, I showed some burlap projects that appeared in the Fall issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine.  Today, I have another one to share.  Here is a burlap canvas photo display I created for this wonderful photo of my mom (left) and her sister Rose (who passed away in February).

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I snapped this pic with my iPhone in June 2013 when we celebrated my Aunt Rose’s birthday, and I am so glad I did! Do you know what they are laughing about? They think it’s hilarious that my little iPhone is actually a camera! I also made a layout with this photo for my mom, and it is featured in this Canadian Scrapbooker webisode. Click HERE if you would like to watch it.

This canvas and wood stand is from the Dollar Store. I altered the wood frame with Clearsnap black Surfacez ink, which works great on both porous and non-porous surfaces….pretty much ANYTHING.


I covered the white canvas board with DCWV burlap (12 x 12 size).

The red and cream roses are made from May Arts Burlap Wired Ribbon. I folded the burlap ribbon in half and then rolled the roses and glued closed with Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac. The burlap leaves are cut freehand from more DCWV burlap.

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I used a Graffiti Stencil with black gesso to create the roses design along the bottom.
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It’s so easy to transform a plain canvas into something with wonderful texture using burlap!  To see more fabulous projects using burlap, pick up the Fall 2014 issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine on newsstands today!

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Happy Crafting!

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