My name is Laura, and I am a fabric hoarder.
- Art canvas (there are a ton of sizes and dimensions, so just choose what works for your space)
- Pretty fabric (enough to cover the art canvas and wrap around the back)
- Hot glue gun or staple gun
1. First, lay your fabric print side down and lay your art canvas facing down on top of the fabric. If the pattern is one with lines that need to be straight, or there is a certain portion of the print you want to display, be sure to line that up now before cutting.
2. Once you have the canvas placed and measured, cut off any excess fabric.
3. Fold the fabric up and around to the back of the canvas and tape it in place (this step just makes it easier on you when you begin gluing).
4. Next, take your glue gun (or staple gun- I didn't have one, so I improvised!), remove the tape from one side and make a line down the edge of the canvas, then quickly fold the fabric over the glue to secure. I mention doing this quickly because if you wait over just a few seconds, the glue dries and hardens, and you're left with a lumpy mess that you just have to either scrape off or glue over, and nobody needs that kind of stress in their lives!
5. If you're good at wrapping gifts, then the rest is a piece of cake. If you're not, no worries, glue can mask a world of imperfections! Just fold the corners like you would a package with gift wrap, and glue it down. Simple, huh? Now go find a nail and a bare wall and display your cool new wall art!
Let your imagination and creativity roam with this fun project. The one I just assembled for you is 8"x 8".
$2.40 16"x20" Art canvas
+$2.66 1/3 yard pretty fabric