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Be Mine Decoupage Canvas

By: Samantha Star

Decorate your home with a Be Mine Decoupage Canvas from Samantha Star. This is a great way to decorate your space before Valentine's Day. Follow the tutorial to learn craft techniques and tips.

Be Mine Decoupage  Canvas
 

Materials:

  • 5x7 canvas
  • Patterned paper of your choice
  • Flowers and rhinestone embellishments of your choice
  • Waterbase decoupage sealer
  • Alphabet stickers of your choice
  • Cotton cloth
  • Photos
  • Paintbrush
  • Clear glitter
  • Black ink
  • Liquid paint in a spray bottle

Instructions:

  1. Cut a heart shape from your patterned paper and drag black ink along the edges of it.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  2. Glue it onto your canvas by applying a thin layer of waterbase sealer over the entire canvas. Allow to dry.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  3. Apply the waterbase sealer to just the heart, and pour clear glitter over top of it.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  4. Shake off excess glitter and allow to dry.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  5. Print a photo with dark colors on a laser printer using regular computer paper and trim around the edges.
     
    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  6. Apply decoupage sealer to the scrap of cotton fabric and to the front of the picture.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  7. Place the picture onto the fabric, image side down. Continue applying waterbase decoupage sealer to the piece in order to cause the fabric to become semi-transparent. Set aside to dry (you may have to hang the photos to dry depending on how soaked they are with sealer).

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  8. When the decoupage sealer is dry, you will be able to see the image through the fabric.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  9. Using your spray paint, apply splotches of color as desired.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  10. Then trim your photos and apply them to the canvas with waterbase decoupage sealer, along with lettering of your choice.

    Be Mine Decoupage Canvas
     
  11. Embellish with flowers and rhinestones of your choice.

    Be Mine Decoupage  Canvas

 

There are more special occasion decoupage projects just like this one, available in our collection of 33 Fabulous Decoupage Ideas Plus 3 Helpful Tutorials.

 

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