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March 11, 2016



Beautiful composition!


cool love it

Lyn Gill

A gorgeous grungy layout!


Love the way the picture is displayed. Very nice project.


I'm digging the center wood planks you created. It is a great stand out for the boy's picture and looks great with the deep blue color.

Amanda Rhodes

I love the colors & gears!

Becca Yahrling

Awesome project! Love all the gears and I really love these stamps!


Beautiful, grunngy and colourful :)


Absolutely INCREDIBLY WONDERFUL creation Amy. Loved all the YUMMY texture you achieved and yes - it so looks rustic for your adorable photo of your grandson. You used the stamps FABULOUSLY too. Thanks bunches for the super step by step. REALLY enjoyed your post. j.


Good layering and really cute kid. lol

Sabrina Radican

OH How darling!!!! Such a wonderful picture!! Love how it turned out!!!

barb macaskill

DELICIOUS!!! LOVE the "strips" of rust and the little guy is a cutie pie!!! Great tutorial too! TFS!

Amanda Pink

fabulous canvas . Lush colours , beautiful collage arrangement and such a cutie in the photo . x


What a cool canvas. Your grandson must be thrilled !
Great combination of colours, materials, stamps, ... without detracting the attention away from the real eye-catcher : DJ's picture!!


Fab layout and colors, so fun! Thanks for sharing!~kim

Teresa Godines #6857

I just love that background color/design. Perfect match for your photo. TFS

Julie C.

this is a great layout!! Love it!!

Karen Petitt

Awesome layout, great texture and wonderful use of colour and acrylic mediums on your canvas. Your grandson is very cute too!
Thanks for the awesome art and wonderful blog hop too Karen x

Karen Petitt

Thank you very much too for the link to Andy's tutorial - hope to try it this weekend x


beautiful choice of colors, love the background you have created ....and love that pic !!

Linda D

Love the color and texture! This piece is awesome!

Barbara Rankin

I love the rustic look you have given your canvas, especially for a boy. I am sure your grandson will love it.

Celia Low

Love this - the canvas colours look very 'barn door'


Fun layout Amy. I too have an adorable grandson and this would make a fun project to try. Thanks for sharing with us.


Gorgeous canvas! So nice!

Merethe Arstein

Like it a lot.This has been a lovely bloghop, so many great tips trix and tutorials.
(✿◠‿◠) Ma (Merethe)


ooo, what an adorable canvas!!! It is stunning how the effects of the paints you used combined to these crackle stamp by Andy really imitate perfectly the look of rust and old frame...
Gorgeous! Thank you very much for the inspiration.

Gilda (McStamper)

So beautiful and unique.


What a cutie! I love the colors that you used to make your perfect background.

Rebecca Sandy

Fabulous project! You have an adorable son!

Angela aka Lady B

This is a fantastic and masculine keepsake. I love everything about this from the colours and textures to your adorable picture of your grandson. I'll bet he likes your canvas as well. Great work!

Angela aka Lady B

Tina M.

What a great canvas. Love that blue colored background..
/Tina M.

Mary Holshouser

this is wonderful.
The rugged embellishments really
highlight the light boy.
thanks for sharing an amazing project.

Jackie P Neal

What a delightful layout of your handsome little man!

D.Ann C

It's terrific, but those leaves!!! They're fabulous!!!

Arianna Barbara

Wow! Very cool!!! Love your project!

Bridget C

You make me want to try mixed media.


THIS IS THE 'BOMB' WOW Incrediable absolutely love everything about this, the different textures the "planks of wood" everything....

Jean Bullock

What a fabulous canvas! Love your technique.

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