Whimsical Village Canvas

This whimsical village canvas has some of my favorite collage and ephemera pieces.  Last year I found a New York City street listings and map book from 1964.  It was perfect for creating the houses with my RubberMoon stamps.
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs

The stamps I used were Lovely Loft House, Crooked Chimney House, and Row House.  The background is layers of vintage music sheets that were created on a Gelli Plate.  I have quite a stash of them and that makes it easy to pick and choose.
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs
I wanted to add a little bit more texture and dimension to the canvas so I used some chipboard texture sheet in Checkerboard from Gina’s Designs.  It’s very easy to cut into the size you want.  I then spritzed it with Imagine Crafts Irresistible in Bronze, and shaded the edges with the new StazOn midi in Ganache.
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs


I adhered it to the canvas with some tacky glue and then sealed it with gel medium.
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs
The houses were highlighted with Elementz metallic markers and Fude Ball black pen on the edges.
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs


Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs
Whimsical Village Canvas, RubberMoon stamps, Imagine Crafts created by Carmen Whitehead designs
I love it when so many random things come together to create something lovely!
This canvas is available now at One Wing Boutique, in Downtown Chandler, AZ.
Thanks so much friends for visiting with me today.  If you would like to see another project where I used RubberMoon stamps and Imagine Crafts, click here to hop over to the RubberMoon blog.
Blessings,
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