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12 Days of Christmas Inspirations, Day 3: Peace Joy Love - Mixed Media Canvas

Peace joy love canvas by Daniela Dobson

Hello, Daniela Dobson here with a Christmas themed mixed media canvas.


1. Start by covering your canvas with torn pieces of sewing pattern using Mod Podge. Paint some areas with white acrylic paint.

2. Add  Pistacio, Lime, Green Tea and Speramint Gelatos™  to the edges of the canvas and blend using your finger.


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3. Add ink using Stamper’s Big Brush Pen Nougat (BB#178) to the back of a rubber stamp and stamp randomly on the canvas. Add washi tape and more white and taffy paint. Add Lemon and Cotton Candy Gelatos™  to the center of the canvas and blend using your fingers. Draw circles using Metallic Classic PITT® Artist Pens Gold (Gold#250). 

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4. Cut tree shape from a cup sleve and add color using Lime and Green Tea Gelatos™. Add dots using Stamper's Big White Pen (BB#101). Adhere to the canvas and add star pin to the top and a bow from hemp cord to the bottom.

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5. Cut words from double sided adhesive and adhere to the canvas. 

Peace joy love canvas close by Daniela Dobson

6. Add gold glitter to the adhesive words. Color wood veneer stars with Metallic Classic PITT® Artist Pens Gold (Gold#250) and Silver (Silver#251) and adhere to the top of the canvas. Stamp stars using Stampers Big Brush Pen Cobalt Turquoise (BB#153).

Thanks so much for stopping by today.



Supplies list:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®

Color Gelatos® 4ct - GREEN 

Color Gelatos® 4ct - YELLOW

Metallic Gelatos®: METALLIC

Metallic Classic PITT® Artist Pens -  Gold PITT® Artist Pen (Gold#250), Silver PITT® Artist Pen (Silver#251)

Mixed Media Sampler: BLUE - Stampers Big Brush Pen Cobalt Turquoise (BB#153)

Mixed Media Sampler: GREEN - Cotton Candy Gelatos®

Stamper's Big Brush Pen: BLACK (BB#199)

Stamper's Big Brush Pen: NOUGAT (BB#178)

Stamper's Big White Pen (BB#101)

Mixed Media Sampler: RED - Stampers Big Brush Pen Pale Geranium Lake (BB#121)


Other supplies:

Canvas 8 x 10

Therm O Web Adhesive

Impression Obsession stamps (French Ledger, Swirl Trees)

Plaid paint Taffy, White

Washi tape

Maya Road star pin

Wood Venner stars Studio Calico

Hemp cord

Sewing pattern

Starbucks cup sleeve

Silhouette Cameo


 Mod Podge


Daniela DobsonMy name is Daniela and I live in Dallas, TX. I am married to Peter and we have a little boy, Alex, who is 4 years old. He keeps me busy and my days are filled taking care of him. I have been scrapbooking and stamping for over 10 years. I love recording every day moments, especially now, with my son. I like using a variety of products and techniques to create lasting memories.


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Katie B.

Awesome canvas! I love the colors in the background, your glitter words, recycling of the cardboard, and your placement of the tree! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Ann Jobes

this is gorgeous - love that background!

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