Monday, November 16, 2009

November Mystery Technique & Product Revealed!

YES ~ It's time to reveal November's Mystery Technique and Products!!
Just to refresh your memory here is the project....

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Now, It's funny, a few people guessed one of the main products used on the puzzle piece but nobody correctly guessed the 2nd main product. Of course lots of people recognized the Distress Stickles, Distress Ink and Ink Blending Tool :)
The two main products used were....
Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi-Medium (Glossy)
Claudine Hellmuth Studio Sticky Back Canvas

Now, I know you're not going to believe this but everything on the puzzle is made from the sticky back canvas!!! EVERYTHING ~ photo, background, flowers, cupcake ~ everything!

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It was all made using an image transfer technique.


Sticky Back Canvas

Glossy Multi Medium

Foam Brush

Pattern Paper


1. Apply the Multi-Medium to the pattern side of the pattern paper. Make sure you cover the entire surface.

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2. Place the pattern paper face down on the canvas. I like to take a rag and rub the entire back of the paper just to make sure there is good contact.

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3. LET DRY COMPLETELY ~ I know it's odd that this is a step but trust me, if you try to proceed w/o letting the Multi-Medium dry completely it will not work ~ it will be a slimy mess!

4. Mist the pattern paper with water.

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5. Rub away the paper backing ~ rewet as necessary. Continue rubbing until all of the white paper has been removed.

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6. After all the paper has been removed I add a coat of the Multi Medium over the entire piece of canvas. It helps take care of any remaining "fuzzy" look as well as give it a great glossy finish.

The image can be transferred in the same fashion! I used an ink-jet copy but you could also use a laser image as well.

The canvas can now be applied to the puzzle piece or other project! It can be stamped, die-cut, torn, you can add pen-work, stickles, brads, eyelets, etc.

It's Just Great!!

Of course I did use Worn Lipstick Distress Ink & the Ink Blending Tool as well as Distress Stickles. Mmmmmm....isn't it delish!

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So now....since everyone got a bit or piece of the "puzzle" right (tee hee hee...sorry, couldn't resist!!) I figured everyone should be entered to win!

The winner (chosen by is....


Lori said...
Sticky back canvas, a blending tool, I think there are some Stickles in there somewhere, possible some Rock Candy crackle paint? I'm thinking a transfer technique was used on the photo. Very cool!
November 13, 2009 10:21 AM

You win a couple pieces of the sticky back canvas, a jar of multi medium and a foam brush!!

Please e-mail me your snail mail addy so I can get your goodies sent off :)


  1. Congrats Lori!

    Roni great technique, as always! I've done lots of image transfers to polymer clay in a similar way but for some reason never thought to try patterned paper. Wonder if it will work on clay? Will have to try it!

    BTW the prize package you sent me arrived! Thank you very much or the stamps and the cool charm. It was like Christmas started early today!

  2. Wow...I never would have guessed! Never heard of sticky black canvas. Looks great!!

  3. congrats to Lori, Roni always gives great prizes.

  4. Awesome project! I saw Claudine Helmuth do a tutorial on that transfer technique recently but would not have guessed correctly!


Thanks for your thoughts and comments!