Delight in Life.

Delight


My bathroom needed a little something.


I have had these prestretched canvases in my closet for awhile, just waiting to become something. The other night I decided it would become an inspirational piece for my bathroom.


So very simple.


I used a strip of masking tape to cover up one portion of the white canvas. Above the tape I painted green. Below the tape I painted cream. Two coats. Then I removed the tape.


I used 7gypsies rub ons for the little black details. I handwrote "delight in life." The word stickers come from Making Memories, Die Cuts With A View, and K&Company. The black circle stamp is from Savvy Stamps.


Do something creative today.


Also, there was a question yesterday about my camera. My main camera is a Canon Digital Rebel with a Canon Fixed 50 mm lens (1.8). I love this camera and this lens.


And Melanie asked about how I keep my quotes - working on that one right now - more to come.

40 thoughts

  1. jen

    2006-01-08 17:52:28 +0100

    very cool ali...i've been wanting to play with some canvas...this gives some great inspiration!

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  2. susan

    2006-01-08 17:55:48 +0100

    Hi-
    Whatever happened to your Christmas art journals - the one with the circles and the Shimelle class journal? Will we ever get to see these? I personally would love to take a peek!
    Susan

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  3. janalee

    2006-01-08 18:22:05 +0100

    Just wanted to thank you for including the links to stuff you talk about. Love that I can click and see what you're talking about!

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  4. candi

    2006-01-08 18:53:46 +0100

    awesome awesome...so wish i had your handwriting!! :)

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  5. PamMc

    2006-01-08 19:27:12 +0100

    Very cool. I was also wondering about the moisture effects.
    Can hardly wait to hear what you do with quotes and all that misc. stuff. I'm currently re-organizing my room.

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  6. Klala

    2006-01-08 20:21:49 +0100

    OMG you are my hero. For real.

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  7. Araxi

    2006-01-08 21:11:58 +0100

    Gotta love the 1.8 on the camera. I have an 85mm fixed and going crazy over it. I love how you just whipped up something for your bathroom. lol Mucho props!

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  8. Donna

    2006-01-08 21:38:58 +0100

    Hi Ali I am definitely going to do something creative today now you've given me some inspiration. I was just wondering whether you've started your "simple" christmas album - the red covered one with green pages and 9 cirlces on each page? I'd love to see how its going! thanks

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  9. liz elayne

    2006-01-08 23:21:47 +0100

    This is just fantastic Ali. You remind us to just create...so good.

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  10. corinne

    2006-01-08 23:30:21 +0100

    genius!
    corinnexxx

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  11. Angela Green

    2006-01-08 23:53:15 +0100

    aaah, an inspirational piece for your BATHROOM!!! How creative are YOU? And that's why they call you "the Ali" in the scrapping world. Go Ali. :)

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  12. Shell

    2006-01-09 02:24:00 +0100

    This is fab, yet something else to add to the "Scraplift Ali E" list

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  13. cindy

    2006-01-09 08:12:12 +0100

    LOVE IT!!!!!!!! So simple and gorgeous! I too would love to know how you organize your quotes. I have a ZILLION+ and need help!! :-)

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  14. KimP

    2006-01-09 09:46:31 +0100

    Love this Ali - Did you use acrylic paints? Also wondering if you sealed it after adhering the sticker words and rub-ons.

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  15. Shelby

    2006-01-09 10:16:34 +0100

    what a cool idea! :)

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  16. Shelley Rankin

    2006-01-09 10:34:37 +0100

    very cool piece. Just what my house needs. I may have to try something like this. Now to get a canvas.
    Loving your entry on organic. Very real and needed to read that. Your always inpiring!

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  17. Jenny L.

    2006-01-09 12:00:52 +0100

    So inspiring Ali. I need something just like that. I've got some un-finished wood frames that are just begging to be decorated. Thanks for the shot of creativity.

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  18. Tracy

    2006-01-09 13:04:44 +0100

    love this!

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  19. Lou

    2006-01-09 13:50:24 +0100

    very cute but one wonders how this will hold up to the shower steam. . .

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  20. Elizabeth Anne Zalamea

    2006-01-09 14:21:38 +0100

    You have a wonderful style, Ali! I like the frame a lot.

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  21. Maria

    2006-01-09 15:46:57 +0100

    I love it too! Thanks for the inspiration!

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
  22. shawn b

    2006-01-09 20:19:51 +0100

    oohhh this rocks!

    * edited 08/11/14 05:16PM
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    2006-01-10 09:51:57 +0100

    it's absolutely perfect ! I love it ! You rock !! smooches !

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