Tag Archives: Melissa Frances

Canvas “Awesome” by Anna Komenda

Hello everyone. It’s my turn again to inspire You with Art Atnology based project.  This time I created a boyish canvas with my cute nephew.

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I played with my favourite colors to create background. I used some dimmensional paints like Velvets and Sorbets and I added a lot of water to use them like a watercolors.


I love how versatile those paints are. I can create textures with them, paint like a painter, color with them and use them with stencils.


I added few boyish embellishments and project was ready in less than an hour (not counting drying all the layers and media).


Really fun and simple project to do and my sister will be happy to have (another) picture of her son framed 😀

There is also a video tutorial, as always. I hope You will enjoy watching it.

This post is also a little bit sad because it’s my last post for Art Anthology. It was wonderful six months packed with amazing products, talented team and great boss. Thank You Stayce for having me in this team. My adventure with Art Anthology DT is coming to an end but it’s definetelly not the end of my adventure with Art Anthology great products.

Thank You for stopping by and I hope we will meet somewhere on line from time to time.





Love rules here by Anna Komenda

Hello Art Anthology fans. It’s Anna here today. I would like to show You a pendant created for my daughter’s room. She is only seven right now but she starts to have her own opinions about everything. She also usually disagree with the sentence that I rule the house 😀 Because I do, right?

That’s why I created this pendant with inscription “Love rules here”. Because it’s the most important thing to remember everyday – that all I do, even if she don’t like it, I do because I love her very much. And I really hope that everytime when she will feel angry of me, she will look at this sign and cheer up a little.

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I used a variety of AA products on this pendant – paints and mists. I also added few Melissa Frances wooden elements.



I really like the combination of turquise and purple and I highlighted it by adding butterflies in this colors.

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I have a video for You with my creative process.

Thank You for stopping by and see You soon.




Create canvas

Hello, today I would like to show you my canvas CREATE.

I needed a little bit of fresh and juicy colors, so I created this canvas for myself with Limeaid and Mayan Gold. Of course with a touch of some purple – with Imperial and Wild Orchid.


And some close up’s:


The background was created with Squared Stencil, Limeaid and Mayan Gold. All painted on black gesso.


The chipboard from Melissa Frances was painted of white gesso, and some smooth touch of velvets.


I used some of Flea Market Finds from Melissa Frances.

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Some colors on the handmade foam flowers.


I prepared a step by step tutorial on Snapguide!


Check out How to Make a Canvas “Create” With Art Anthology by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

I used:

I hope to see your projects on our facebook Art Anthology Adventures in Art.
Thank you for stopping by, Marta De.


Canvas “You and me” by Anna Komenda

Hello Art Anthology fans. It’s Anna here with my newest project created with AA goodies.

I like creating canvas. They can be easily displayed around the house. You can also add more dimensional embellishments as You don’t have to worry if it will all fit into the pocket of the album. And it’s really easy to work on the surface that is already covered with the protective base like gesso.

I usually make colorful projects but I had this picture of me and my husband on our wedding day and I wanted to create something more romantic.

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I wanted to play with shades of mint, pink and gold with a light vintage touch.


I used beautiful wood veneers from Melissa Frances to create a background. Clock faces vere just perfect to highlight the age of the photo. It was taken more than nine years ago but I feel like it was a blink of an eye from present day.

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My composition is quite simple. I also didn’t want to cover everything with a thick amount of medias. I just wanted to achieve this airy, light look with a shimmer of colors.


You can watch whole process on the video below.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tujEWatlkFQ]

I hope You will enjoy watching it. Thank You for stopping by and don’t forget to share Your projects with Art Anthology mediums on our FB Group Art Anthology Adventures in art.

XO Anna



Happy birthday to me :)

Hello, today I would like to show you my double art journal page “Happy”, just because of my birthday. A little bit of fun creating with Minx.




And some close up’s:






I prepared for you a sshort sstep by step tutorial on snapguide! 🙂

Check out How to Create an Art Journal Page Using MINX by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

This time I used:

Thank you for stopping by,

I hope to see your beautiful creations, shared on our Art Anthology Andentures in Art facebook group 🙂

Marta De.




Inspire Mixed Media Heart Art Journal Page using Art Anthology by Jax Scraps

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Happy May!

Here is another Art Journaling page using many different Mixed Media products from Art Anthology!

Inspired Mixed Media Heart Art Journal Page Jax Scraps

If you would like to see how I created this page please check out my Snapguide tutorial here:
Check out How to Inspire Mixed Media Heart Using Art Anthology by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

I hope that you are Inspired to create today!

Be sure to share your creative works on our Art Anthology Facebook group, Art Anthology Adventures in Art!




Best Ever!


Hello Artists!

Today, I have a quicky post of a layout I made using some Art Anthology yumminess.






Thanks for stopping by!

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WISH Layout

Hello, today I would like to show you my layout “WISH” with my old photo.


Look at some details :


Wooden cuts with Allure.


Texture created with Sorbet Linen and also some Embossing with stencils.


Minx splashes on the background.


And Minx on the chipboards.


With beautiful shimmer.


I prepared a photo tutorial for you. See the proces on the Snapguide.
Check out How to Create a WISH Layout With Black Gesso and Minx. by Art Anthology on Snapguide.


I used:


Thank you for stopping by today!

If you need more inspiration make sure you are following us on Pinterest and don’t forget to join our Facebook group Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Marta De.



Dreamcatcher from stencil

Hello. It’ Marta today on the blog. I would like to show you my dreamcatcher from stencil. I think I can say, It’s an altered stencil 😉

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And some close up’s:


Colors with some shimmer…


I really love how the MINX’s blend together and how it works on wood.


I used beautiful wooden birds from Melissa Frances.


Some texture with glass beads and gel medium.



I’ve prepared an easy step-by-step on Snapguide:
Check out How to Transform Stencil to a Dreamcatcher With Marta De by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

This time I used MINX’s and some more products:

I hope you are inspired to create your own Dreamcatcher or even more creative art projects.

Thank you for stopping by.

Don’t forget to share your art in our Facebook Group Art Anthology Adventures in Art.

See you next time, Marta De 🙂



Mixed Media Canvas


Hi Everyone!  Phyllis here to share my design team project for Art Anthology using Minx,  Colorations and Dimensional paint.

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I used one of Melissa Frances Flea Market Finds Appliques,  so much fun to paint crackle on!

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Here are some up close pictures so you can see all the details!

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Stop by and see how I created my canvas start to finish….
Check out How to Create Mixed Media Canvas by Art Anthology on Snapguide.



Thank you so much for stopping by today!

I hope that I’ve inspired you to create something beautiful!

Make sure you are following us on Pinterest and remember to join our Facebook group Art Anthology Adventures in Art!

Please check out Snapguide for a step by step for creating this canvas!