So I did a little digging in my craft piles... I had bought a few of these canvas prints on sale after Halloween (hello, $3). Canvas can get pricey so I scooped them up hoping to paint over them when the spirit moved me. And with zero Valentine's Day decorations (I must sound so sad! haha), I decided to give one of them a little LOVE (hehe get it?... I'll stop.)
What you will need:
- Canvas (however you get your hands on it... I used halloween prints!)
- Acrylic paint
- Paint brushes
- Index cards
- Paper towels, paper plates, and newpaper for easy cleanup
Step One: Prep your canvas - I primed mine since I had to paint over a design. Then I painted the background blue. Let dry.
Step Two: Make a template for the hearts - fold index card in half and cut out design
Step Three: Go. to. town. Seriously... I just picked some colors and painted away by sticking that heart template all over and painting in the heart. Be careful overlapping the template onto wet paint, though. I wasn't too picky about precision lines, but if you want a cleaner look, just be careful with your template and maybe make a few templates to replace messy ones.
Ah, so sweet!
I hope you have as much fun as I did splattering some paint around!
Thanks for stopping by!