I loving playing with the interesting chipboard shapes from Eye Connect Crafts!  They are so versatile, easy to work with, and from recycled materials.

Well…I’m a Cancer, love the water…and eating crabs! 🙂  Do you like to eat crab?

Details – Crab:

  1. Paint with white craft paint.
  2. Folk Art – Teddy Bear Tan, Yellow Ochre, Metallic Saraha Gold, and Light Flesh, brick stencil, Gelli plate.
  3. Folk Art – English Red, Martha Stewart – Tiger Lily Pearl, bubble wrap, Gelli plate.
  4. Body and big claw edge with Mix’d Media Inx – Schoolhouse.
  5. Other parts – edge with Mix’d Media Inx – Patina.
  6. Glue and assemble.

Details – Canvas:

  1. 6×6 stretched burlap canvas.
  2. Color with Mix’d Media Inx – Truffle.  Use the pad and circle stencil.
  3. Color the interior edge of the frame out the corners with Gelato – Red.
  4. Spray with Tattered Angels – Lobster.
  5. Create light wash with Yellow Ochre (add water) paint the whole thing including the sides.
  6. Using flourish stamp and Memento – Tuxedo stamp the background.


  1. Adhere the crab at an angle.


Craftisan Studios Brass Dog

 What's the Deal with the Dog?

 If this inspires you let me know!

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