Canvas Displays

I know finding surface space in your home can be a challenge.  So instead of putting photographs in traditional frames, why not create unique wall hangings to showcase your photos?  One of the best things about these projects is that the themes can be changed to match whatever photographs you have.

LOVE Canvas Display

Here are the supplies you will need to complete this project.  The exact supplies used to make this specific canvas will be listed at the end of the directions:

  • 1 12×12 canvas
  • 3 coordinating pieces of pattern paper
  • 3 coordinating solids
  • 4 embellishments
  • ribbon
  • paint
  1. Paint the sides of the canvas a color that coordinates with the paper you are using.  Let dry.
  2. Adhere a 12×12 sheet of paper for the background.
  3. Cut a 9×9 square and adhere to the upper left hand corner of the canvas.
  4. Cut an 8×8 square and adhere to the lower right hand corner of the canvas.
  5. Cut 2 photo mats.  The top color will be 4.25 x 6.25, the middle color will be 4.5 x 6.5, and the bottom color will be 4.75 x 6.75.  Adhere ribbon across the bottom of one of the photo mats.
  6. Adhere ribbon across the bottom of the canvas.
  7. Add embellishments to the upper right hand corner, lower left hand corner, and lower right hand corner of the canvas.
  8. Add your photographs (4 x 6) and enjoy!

LOVE Canvas Supply List

Flair Designs Sweetheart Stripe #BS0314 (background)

Flair Designs Crazy 4 U Words #BS0310 (9×9 square)

Flair Designs Be Still My Heart #BS0317 (8×8 square)

Embellishments and Ribbon (Target)

Paint (Apple Barrel #20505 antique white)

PROM Canvas Display

  • 4 5×7 canvases
  • 3 coordinating pieces of pattern paper
  • 2 coordinating solids
  • embellishments
  • ribbon
  • ink
  1. Cut four 5×7 rectangles (two each from two of the pattern papers).
  2. Adhere to each of the four canvases.
  3. Ink the edges of the canvases.
  4. Using a die-cut machine or lettering template, cut the letters PROM out of the third pattern paper.
  5. Mat each of the letters in one of the solids.
  6. Pop dot each letter and adhere onto one of the four canvases.
  7. Cut four photo mats.  The top color will be 3.25 x 4.25 and the bottom color will be 3.5 x 4.5.
  8. Adhere ribbon across the bottom of all four photo mats.
  9. Add embellishments on the canvases and the photo mats.
  10. Punch holes at the bottom and top of each canvas and connect them together with ribbon.
  11. Add your photos (3 x 4) and enjoy!

PROM Canvas Supply List

Reminisce Prom Night Paper #RSS-213 (background)

Reminisce Prom Paper #RSS-212 (background)

Reminisce Prom Quote Stickers #RSS-307

Karen Foster Night to Remember Cardstock Stickers #10880

Making Memories Wedding Paper (letters)

Paper Flowers (Making Memories)

Gems and Ribbon (Joann Fabrics)

Black Ink

by Lisa Frayne

Click Here for printable instructions and to purchase the products you’ll need to create these awesome canvases!

Happy Scrappin’

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This article was written by Kathy

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