Plaid® Faux Tree Carving Canvas

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by Amy Anderson, Plaid®

Plaid® Faux Tree Carving Canvas

The Plaid® Faux Tree Carving Canvas is a cute, adorable way to commemorate a special date to you and your Valentine!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time it will take for the Mod Podge, paints or glue to dry.
  • 2
    Using a pencil, mark the canvas so you can trim it to an 8 inch x 10 inch oval shape. Score the panel a few times on both front and back with an X-ACTO saw. Then, carefully snap off the excess piece. Or use the X-ACTO saw to cut the canvas all the way through.
  • 3
    Place your canvas face down on the back of the Coffee cardstock and trace. Cut out using scissors.
  • 4
    Mod Podge the paper to the canvas. Add a medium coat of Mod Podge to the front of the entire canvas and smooth. Turn the canvas over and smooth from the back as well. Let dry for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • 5
    Add a coat of Mod Podge to the front of the canvas and let dry.
  • 6
    Paint the wood heart with Porcelain Doll and let dry.
  • 7
    Mod Podge the canvas to the wood plaque and let dry.
  • 8
    Paint the wood heart with two coats of Extreme Glitter and let dry.
  • 9
    Decide which letters and date you are going to on the front of the canvas – you can use the date of your first date, your marriage date or any other special day.
  • 10
    Use stencils to cut letters and numbers out of the Milk White cardstock.
  • 11
    Mod Podge the letters and numbers to the front of the canvas.
  • 12
    Attach ribbon around the edge of the canvas using hot glue.
  • 13
    Attach the heart to the front of the canvas between the two letters using hot glue and let dry before hanging.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Porcelain Doll 104588317
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Satin 104437332
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Extreme Glitter 104766970
  • Art Supply Enterprise Studio Canvas 12 inch x 12 inch 104134549
  • Walnut Hollow™ Wood Oval Plaque 8 inch x 10 inch 104749680
  • X-ACTO® Razor Saw Set 104133027
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Coffee 104059230
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Milk White 104059182 (depending on how many letters & numbers you are cutting out
  • you may need more than one sheet)
  • Stencil Ease Alphabet Stencil Times New Roman 2 inch 104433871
  • Offray® Spool O' Ribbon Brown 104188385
  • Ruler
  • Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 2 104119667
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928