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Bake Craft Sew Decorate: DIY Christmas Canvas


Our Bake Craft Sew DECORATE series is in full swing for the entire month of November! We will be having Christmas and Holiday decorating ideas around here for the whole month of November! We will be teaming up with our blogging friends Cindy, Mique, and Leigh Anne!

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We are excited about it so be sure to come back every day in November for another Holiday decorating idea! If you missed anything, you can check them out here.

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Hello Classy Clutter friends! It’s Marie from Blooming Homestead and I am so excited to be here sharing this pretty DIY Christmas Canvas with you today. It’s safe to say that I love decorating for the holidays and creating unique diy holiday decor is one of my most favorite hobbies.
Merry and Bright

htv vinyl and canvas copy
I came across this gold glitter heat transfer vinyl and knew I wanted to try it on canvas. Now, being a heat transfer vinyl newbie, I didn’t realized that htv doesn’t stick to canvas very well at all (lesson learned the hard way mid project!) Instead of applying it directly to the naked canvas, I recommend you save yourself a big headache and apply it to white fabric which you’ll then use to wrap the canvas. (Or you can use self-adhesive vinyl on a painted canvas) I don’t have photos of this since I had to improvise with my half stuck on htv but here is how to get the same look, without the hassle.
To start, you’ll measure your fabric with a few inches on each side to cover and wrap around the canvas. Before you wrap it, you’ll cut out your htv lettering/designs with your machine. Be sure to mirror the image before you cut it so that your letting will be readable when applied. Weed out excess vinyl, leaving the lettering for heat transfer. I also cut out some little stars to add some interest to the canvas. Iron on or use heat press to apply the lettering on the fabric, according to manufacturers instructions.
DIY Canvas Sign Tutorial by Blooming Homestead
With your lettering applied to your fabric, you will now secure the fabric around the canvas using the staple gun. Be sure to gather seams tightly for a crisp look.
DIY Merry and Bright Canvas
This canvas art goes perfectly with my gold holiday decor and I love how it turned out.
Merry and Bright Christmas Vignette by Blooming Homestead Blog

Here are a few other ideas you might enjoy:
Pearl-Embellished-JOY-Letters by Blooming Homestead

DIY Joy Letters

Beautiful DIY Rustic Christmas trees using birch bark. These are so easy and affordable to make and they look great too. Perfect for the holidays, winter, and would even be lovely all year long.

DIY Rustic Trees

Thank You

Thanks for sharing this gorgeous vignette and tutorial for the darling Merry and Bright sign!  Be sure to follow Marie on her blog, Blooming Homestead and on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest!

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