Rad DIY Canvas Wall Art Craft for Tweens

Rad DIY Canvas Wall Art Craft for Tweens

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After redecorating my room recently, I was left with some blank canvases. As the crafter I am, I kept these knowing I could easily up-cycle them. And look what came out of it! This would so totally be a great birthday present or cute piece of art to hang on a bare wall. enlightened

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You will need:

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A small blank canvas

Ruler

Pencil

Black fine liner

Paint (I chose to use a variety of colours and make an ombre sunset look)

Flat letter stickers

Paintbrush

Water

Paint cloth (to wipe your brush on - an old flannel will do)

A couple of sheets of an old newspaper to stop from painting the table 

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Instructions:

1. Rule a few light pencil lines. This is where you’re going to stick your letters and ruling the lines will also make sure you put them on straight!

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2. Stick on your stickers spelling out a certain phrase (I used ‘Weird is Rad’)

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3. Start painting and gradually mix and blend your paint so you can’t distinguish any lines of colour. (Remember to paint over the letters!)

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4. Leave the paint to dry.

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5. Peel off your letters, revealing the untouched white. Note your letters won’t be perfectly white as some of the paint may have gotten under your letters. Just remember that imperfection is perfection and weird is rad!

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6. Outline your letters.

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7. Hang on a wall and admire!

 

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The girls really had so much fun, they loved doing the activities and dance. Everyone was very happy. My daughter said this is her best birthday party ever. Thank you for making the birthday so special Neeta Jul 2018