AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com

Menu

Love Makes a Home DIY Art Canvas

Love Makes a Home DIY Art Canvas
Love Makes a Home DIY Art Canvas
This image courtesy of AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com

With these canvas ideas, you can turn an ordinary canvas into a stunning décor piece for your house. Use a message of love and place this Love Make a Home DIY Art Canvas on your mantelpiece, surrounded by a candle or two. You can also hang this DIY canvas art to the wall close to the front door to remind visitors that love has transformed your house into a home. This DIY canvas would also make a touching wedding gift for a new couple to remind them that the hallmark of any happy house is love.





 

Estimated Cost$31+

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniqueWood Crafts

Intermediate

Materials List

  • 12" x 12" artist canvas
  • 6" high natural wooden heart
  • 1.4" high natural wooden house
  • 2.4" wide natural wooden laser cut-out of the word "LOVE"
  • 3mm wide cotton twine
  • 15mm wide cream-with-golden-polka-dots washi tape
  • Acrylic paint: raw sienna, green gold, and cream
  • Pentel ultra fine black pen
  • Rolkem gold dusting powder
  • Quick-drying clear gloss spray varnish
  • Quick-drying craft glue (such as Bostik Clear)
  • Super Glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Standard scissors
  • Pencil
  • Sponge - use one that was in a medicine bottle

Instructions

  1. Paint the top and sides of the canvas with a layer of raw sienna paint and allow to dry thoroughly.

  2. Use a piece of twine to add a textured pattern to the canvas. Use Super Glue to adhere the twine to the canvas.

  3. Paint the canvas and twine in raw sienna and allow to dry thoroughly.

  4. Cut the sponge in two. Use one half of the sponge to apply green gold paint to some areas of the canvas. Allow to dry thoroughly.

  5. Use the second half of the sponge to apply an uneven cream wash to the top and sides of the canvas and allow to dry.

  6. Cover the heart with strips of washi tape. Use Bostik to make sure that the tape won't come undone and cut off any protruding edges.

  7. Use Super Glue to adhere the tape-covered heart to the canvas.

  8. Use a pencil to write the words "Makes a" in the first line and "a Home" in the second line. Use the Pentel pen to draw over the pencil lines.

  9. Use Super Glue to adhere the wooden house in the first line next to the "a."

  10. Use Bostik to adhere the word Love across the wooden heart.

  11. Use the paintbrush and the gold dusting powder to add a gold shimmer to some areas of the canvas.

  12. To protect the canvas from wear and tear, apply one coat of the quick-drying spray varnish to the top and sides.

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

DIY Patriotic Clothespins

"I love having happy little items around my home to make me smile as I go about my day, and yes that even means fun clothespins! These… Continue reading: "DIY Patriotic Clothespins"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite projects
  • ADD personal reminder notes
  • QUICKLY reference your projects

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe Share Your Project

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It