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Collaged Canvas

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
A creative and beautiful canvas adds beauty to any room.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.
Item #920
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

Other Supplies
Art canvas
Foam paintbrush
Scrapbook papers
Ultrafine glitter
Hot glue
Silk flowers
Chipboard letters


1. Paint the edges of the canvas with Autumn Leaves.  Paint two coats if needed. 

2. Trim the scrapbook papers to fit the top of the canvas.  To create a tattered edge, tear the tops of the papers so the core shows.  Cut the papers to different sizes for a collaged effect.

3. Working on top of the canvas, apply a thick coat of Mod Podge. Apply Mod Podge to the back of the trimmed paper.  Position the paper on top of the canvas.  Use the brayer to smooth the paper and to prevent air bubbles.  Wait 15 min. and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.  Repeat this step with additional papers.  Keep layering your design until you are happy.

4. Sprinkle ultrafine glitter over the canvas while the Mod Podge is still wet.

5. Once all the Mod Podge is dry.  Hot glue ribbons, chipboard letters and silk flowers to the canvas.

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