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Faux Tree Carving Canvas

By: Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
I am a 32-year-old transplant from Seattle living in Atlanta, Georgia. I was born from creative genes, so I'm carrying on the tradition. I have been knitting for 17 years, sewing for longer and decoupaging for just a few. I do all of these things on a daily basis, or at least as much as I can. Follow my crafting adventures on the ModPodgeRocks blog.
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Skill Level: Intermediate


PLAID Supplies
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Porcelain Doll
  • Mod Podge ® Satin, 8 oz.
  • Mod Podge ® Glitter - Hologram Silver, 8 oz.
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Other Supplies
8” x 10” oval canvas Scrapbook paper – woodgrain pattern
Cardstock – coordinating colors
Die cutter or other tool for cutting the letters and numbers
Ribbon – coordinating
Hot glue gun


1.Place your canvas face down on the back of the woodgrain paper and trace.
Cut out using scissors.

2. 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.

3. Add a coat of Mod Podge to the front of the canvas and let dry.

4. Paint the wood heart with Porcelain Doll and let dry.

5. Paint the wood heart with two coats of Hologram Extreme Glitter and let dry.

6. 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.

7. Cut letters out of the cardstock using stencils or a die cutter.

8. Mod Podge to the front of the canvas (I measured using the ruler).

9. Attach ribbon around the edge of the canvas using hot glue.

10. Attach the heart to the front of the canvas between the two letters using hot
glue and let dry before hanging.
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