DIY Wall Art: Creating on Canvas

Artist, Jennifer Bean shows us how to turn a blank canvas into a work of art.

Materials Lists:

1. Artist canvas

2. Spray paint

3. Patterned scrapbook paper

4. Paper trimmer

5. Copied image

6. Distressing ink

7. Mod Podge

8. Sponge paintbrush

9. Embellishments

10. 1 yard ribbon*

11. Staple gun*


Project Instructions:

1. Spray paint canvas desired color, let dry 1hour

2. Cut scrapbook paper to size

3. Distress edges of paper with ink

4. Cut image to size

5. Distress edges of image with ink

6. Mod Podge paper to canvas, let dry 15 minutes

7. Mod Podge image to paper on canvas, let dry 15 minutes

8. Apply writing to paper, if desired

9. Apply finish layer of Mod Podge over entire canvas

10. Apply any desired embellishments immediately, let dry 1 hour

11. Attach ribbon to back for hanging*

Jennifer loves all things creative and her artwork can be found at such places as the Art Market Boutique and Emily Jayne.

To purchase Jennifer’s chic canvases, you can contact her directly at:

801-244-8008 or

Canvases also available at:

Art Market Boutiques


Emilie Jayne

801 S. 800 East

Salt Lake City


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