How to Canvas Your Own Photos

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How to Canvas Your Own Photos
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The Supplies!

The Supplies!

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On the back of your printed picture, lay down a light layer of Modge Podge with one of your paint brushes

On the back of your printed picture, lay down a light layer of Modge Podge with one of your paint brushes

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Flip your picture right side up and lay it on your canvas  (If you're picture is too big, trim it down)

Flip your picture right side up and lay it on your canvas (If you're picture is too big, trim it down)

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Modge Podge all over your picture, if you have white residue on your picture, don't sweat it, it dries clear.

Modge Podge all over your picture, if you have white residue on your picture, don't sweat it, it dries clear.

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Wait for it to dry

Wait for it to dry

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Once dry, make your border. Post-It notes work better the tape, since they don't rip your picture when you pull it off.  (I like to have my border overlap my picture a little, it helps it blend)

Once dry, make your border. Post-It notes work better the tape, since they don't rip your picture when you pull it off. (I like to have my border overlap my picture a little, it helps it blend)

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Complete your border all the way around  (I like to tape the Post-Its together so they don't move around when I am painting my border)

Complete your border all the way around (I like to tape the Post-Its together so they don't move around when I am painting my border)

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Now Paint! The Post-It notes help keep a straight line around your picture, just paint towards the edge of the canvas instead of painting to the center

Now Paint! The Post-It notes help keep a straight line around your picture, just paint towards the edge of the canvas instead of painting to the center

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Don't forget to paint the sides of the canvas  ....Wait for it to dry

Don't forget to paint the sides of the canvas ....Wait for it to dry

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Once dry, pull of the Post-It Notes and...

Once dry, pull of the Post-It Notes and...

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Voila!  You've just completed your canvas photo

Voila! You've just completed your canvas photo

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