Thursday, November 1, 2012

Doily Canvas Art

I love doilies! My grandma had them throughout her house when I was growing up. Now that I have my own home, I wanted to decorate with doilies, too. I had some square, white canvas and thought I could make doily artwork.

Here is what I did-

I decided to stain the doilies for color instead of painting my canvas. I made hot tea and let the doilies soak in it for about an hour until I got them the color that I wanted. (You can also use coffee, berries, Kool-Aid, etc. depending on the color you want.) Rinse and air dry the doilies. I cut one into fourths for my art.

Paint Mod Podge onto the back of each doily and arrange them how you like onto your canvas. I coated them pretty well so I let it dry overnight. That's it!

I really like how they turned out!

- Stacy

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