Friday, February 22, 2013

Easy DIY Art

My daughter pin's lots of things that she wants me to make. This was one of them.
We love this phrase, part of the verse from Psalm 46:10 "Be still and know that I am God."
We started out with only few supplies. Canvas, chipboard stickers, 
paint in various ombre shades and a foam paint brush.
With a ruler and pencil in hand I drew some lines so I could space my letters out evenly.
This part was easy because the letters already had sticky backs. 
I just placed them on the lines, justified on the right side on the canvas.
And then the fun part-painting! I started with the darkest color and worked my up the canvas. 
 Sometimes I blended some of the colors together. 
 When I got to the top I added a lot of white to the blue.
There really isn't a wrong way to do this. And the possibilities are endless!
This hangs in my daughter's room. But it really would be a great addition anywhere.


  1. This is really beautiful! Love love love love!! And simple enough to do just for "fun!" Thanks for sharing. Would you pretty please link this up to our blog hop!? I think our readers would love it!
    xoxo, Jordan.

  2. I LOVE this! What a cute project and the verse behind it is so powerful. Stopping by from Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop--thanks for linking up :)

  3. Chessa--This post has been featured at the Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop! Thanks so much for the great link.

  4. I really like this!
    What size canvas did you use?

    1. I think the size canvas I used was 11 x 14. Really any size would work!

  5. This is really a great project, you have shared a great project with us. Many thanks for sharing.....

  6. This is awesome! Did you do anything to the canvas first? Like prime it or anything?

    1. I did not prime the canvas first. Just went right ahead with the paint! Try it, it's so easy and really fun.

  7. Thanks for posting this. I found it on Pinterest and made my version with a unicorn theme.


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