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Easy Canvas Photo Art

by Janine (follow)
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At a fraction of the price of getting your photos mounted on canvas in the store, these canvas art photos are easy to do and make a great statement on a blank wall!



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Materials:
Black (or any colour you desire) paint
Canvas
Photograph
Mod Podge
Craft knife

Method:
Paint the edge of your canvas making sure to overlap on the back and top.



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Let the paint dry completely.
Cover the canvas completely with Mod Podge.



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Mount the photograph on the canvas and smooth out with a cloth or glove. You may need to turn your photo over on a clean, dry surface and smooth out on the back of the canvas to ensure good contact.



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Let the Mod Podge dry.
Most likely the photo will not fit the canvas exactly so you will need to trim the edges of the photo with your craft knife.



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Make any touch ups necessary with your paint and then seal the edges with Mod Podge.
Let dry and hang on your blank wall.

A great way to display family photos, you can easily make a grouping of these to put up on a stairwell or family room wall!

Categories
#Wall Art
#Canvas
#Living Room
#Bedroom
#Photograph
#Den
#Bathroom
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Thank you! I have a vast quantity of PVA glue and not heard of Mod Podge before, so I shall give it a go and let you know how I get on :)
Do you need to use mod podge or would some other glue, PVA perhaps, work just as well?
PVA watered down to a decoupage consistency would work just as well although some people do have a preference for Mod Podge. I have used both in crafting (although have only ever used Mod Podge when working with photos) and find that the Mod Podge does seem to work a little better with paper related products. It may depend on your glue quality too so I would definitely give it a try!
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