Ivy League artwork from Lenna Andrews

   Lenna Andrews did an amazing job on our backpack…who wouldn’t want to show this off!! Thanks, Lenna!!!

http://www.creativelenna.blogspot.com

 

Here is my “recipe” for how to do this:

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I gathered Embossed Ivy Leaves (various shades of green with text written in white) that I got from Alpha Stamps –

http://www.alphastamps.com/collageitemsflowers.html#Ivy

 

along with green leaf ribbon –

http://alphastamps.com/collageitemsribbonsolid.html#Leaf

 

and striped green ribbon,

http://www.alphastamps.com/collageitemsribbonset.html#green

 

. . . and I created a frame around the clear window with the leaves and the ribbons. Try out your placement until you are satisfied –then glue. I used Fabri-Tac (washable fabric glue) to attach both the leaves and the ribbon to the backpack. Then to further decorate the outside of the backpack, I gathered 3 old bottle caps and cut circular images of bird’s heads to fit the inside of the bottle caps from a collage sheet by Alpha Stamps called: Woodblock Print Ravens – http://www.alphastamps.com/childcollagesheets.html#woodblock.

I used Goop Glue to attach the images to the inside of the bottle caps and let them dry. When dry, I sprinkled just a bit of glitter on top of the collage image inside the bottle cap and squeezed Diamond glaze on top of the collage image & the glitter. When this dries, it has a glass-like effect! When the Diamond Glaze was dry, I attached these 3 decorated bottle caps to the backpack with Goop Glue.  

 

For the card, I choose some of the same Embossed Ivy Leaves and a full image from the same collage sheet noted above. I wanted what was inside the window to relate to what was outside the window on the backpack. Tacky glue was a good candidate for attaching the leaves to a card. I choose a quote from a clear sticker collection; Love binds everything together in perfect harmony, and attached this to the collage image, then glued the image to the card. Voila!

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