Birch Trees Canvas DIY

EASY CHRISTMAS CRAFT PROJECT

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The Lodge style this Christmas season has been so popular I wanted to share this easy birch tree canvas project. Add this to your holiday mantel for the trending cedar lodge inspired look.

This gorgeous piece of artwork will add to the rustic feel of your holiday decor

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Gather your supplies and see the How To Instructions below to make this project.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • FREE Birch Tree Pattern – DOWNLOAD HERE
  • Large size artist paint brushes
  • 16″ x 40″ Canvas
  • 4 oz. tube of black artist acrylic paint
  • 4 oz. tube of white artist acrylic paint
  • 9″ x 12″ Palette Paper Pad or Paint Tray 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1.) Print a copy of the birch pattern from your computer to begin the painting. If you choose to make your own birch trees, use the image as a guide.

2.) Paint entire canvas white and set aside to dry.

3.) On the back side of the computer printout, rub pencil lead over the lines that make the pattern. This will allow you to transfer the image.

4.) Lay pattern on top of the white painted canvas.

5.) Use a pencil to trace over the birch outline. This should transfer the birch outline to the canvas (due to the pencil rubbed on the back side of the copy).

6.) On a paper pallet, place a dab of black paint and white paint.

7.) Mix together the black and white paint to make different shades of grey. Use a very small amount of black paint as its pigment is deeper.  When making grey paint, use a very small amount of black with the white paint. You can always make it darker with a dab more black.

8.) Once you mix the paint shades, begin to look at the provided image as a guide. Follow your transferred pattern on your canvas, by adding black and grey shades to paint the birch trees.

9.) Continue painting and allowing to dry. This painting can be done in stages or all at one time.

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DIY FURNITURE & IKEA UPGRADE

EASY FURNITURE DECORATING TRANSFORMATIONS WITH O’VERLAYS

I love these easy to apply accents that look like carved wood.

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O’verlays® are lightweight, decorative fretwork panels that come in several patterns and sizes.

They are paintable and easy to attach to furniture, mirrors, walls and glass. They are compatible with many popular IKEA® pieces.

Perfect for your next D.I.Y. project!

 

While, most of the designs are perfectly sized to fit IKEA furniture, that does not mean you can’t apply them to other furniture pieces.
The accents can be cut with scissors and adhered to your furniture with epoxy glue, such as Loctite Epoxy Quick Set.
This stylish quatrefoil motif is stunning on a dresser facade.  I love the idea of using these on old refurbished or upcycled pieces of furniture as well.
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Free Halloween Printables

Free Halloween Bottle Label Covers & Book Covers From Wayfair

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Today Wayfair has asked The Party Fetti Blog to share some of their stunning

FREE Halloween printables!

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I love these popular wine bottle covers for Halloween.  These make a great last minute gift if you are planning to attend a Halloween party this year.

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Simply purchase a bottle of wine and print out your FREE BOTTLE LABELS HERE and give a clever gift to your Halloween party host or hostess.

They are also offering up these clever Halloween Book Cover Printables for FREE as well!

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