Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Light It Up Blue!

I'm participating in the Light It Up Blue Blog Hop today!
We were asked to make something blue- it didn't need to be ASD related, but I had this idea in my head & was all in!
I used a canvas & painted it blue- slightly dry brushing. I inked around the edges & stamped text randomly & smudged it a bit.

I wanted a light bulb to symbolize 'lighting it up', so I free-handed a light bulb on vellum & cut it out to use it as a template. I painted the bulb with pearl paint & set it aside to dry.
 I outlined the bulb in the new white mini cording.
The base of the bulb has threads made from silver string.

The puzzle piece & the blue color are the 2 main symbols for ASD, so I knew I wanted to incorporate the puzzle piece somehow too. I painted the puzzle piece with white paint, and dimensional glaze is on top creating the shine. Some dimensional adhesive pops it up on the canvas.

So now it's time to hop along & leave some comments for a chance to win this:
 
Here's the list! Happy Hopping! 
 
 
Light it up Blue Blog Hop Order
 
Jen Shears ---you're here!
 
Lalo Ik
 
 




29 comments:

  1. What a great idea! Love the addition of the puzzle piece a perfect card for Autism Awareness!

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  2. Great idea for any occasion. Thanks for helping with the autism research quest.

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  3. What a great idea!!! I love it!! Thanks for sharing and joining in.

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  4. Very cute altered canvas Jen! Clever idea :)

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  5. Great canvas! It really gets to the heart of the matter!

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  6. Very expressive! (And impressive too).

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  7. Perfect, Jen! What a bright idea!

    :-)

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  8. What an awesome canvas Jen! You are so clever and what better to show your talent then for such a wonderful cause of awareness. Thanks Jen!

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  9. WOW, that looks SO cool. I love the simplicity of the design.

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  10. You did such a great job with your card. I really like the look.

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  11. Great project! Love the puzzle piece!

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  12. Great canvas. You really got the message across in a beautiful way.

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  13. Love the light bulb made out of vellum and the small cordings used to accent it, great job! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

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  14. Certainly a creative canvas expressing Autism Awareness.

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  15. I love this idea and the materials you used to create your project! Thanks so much for sharing and for raising awareness about autism!

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  16. like the way you've outlined your light bulb with the cording and the silver for the screw in base, the puzzle piece the perfect finishing touch.
    R/

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  17. Super cute love the light bulb Idea. thanks for sharing.

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  18. What a fabulous idea!! And a great idea to use silver thread on the base!

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  19. What a pretty canvas project. I love how you did the light bulb and the corded outline.

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  20. What a cute idea! Love the puzzle piece.

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  21. Sweet! What a *brilliant* idea. Thanks for sharing.
    Leslie :)

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