I’m not the best person for finishing projects. I get excited, do the fun part and then do a little happy dance. However, my husband asked me to attach one of my quilted wall hangings to a canvas, and it made me realize how much nicer a piece can look if you add just a little more to the process.

As an example, here is a piece I created for a Mixed Media Monday challenge that I really liked:

I think it is lovely as is, but what if I place it on a painted canvas?

All I need is a canvas, some paint and practice mixing my colors. (My, I love burnt sienna!

Perched in a gilded cage

Now, I think that is beautiful and has a lot more presence. It’s worth going on my Etsy Site.