DIY Canvas Painting

The possibilities are endless with cotton canvas! We teamed up with I SPY DIY to bring you this stretched canvas painting DIY.

What you need


What you need

  • Cotton Canvas
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Small Paint Roller
  • Circle Sponge
  • Wood Stretcher Strips
  • Staple Gun

Let's Get Started

Step 1

Gather all materials 

Step 2

Cut a piece of canvas 3" larger than your frame on each side

Step 3

Paint canvas white.

Step 4

Add polka dots using circle sponge or use roller to create a color-blocked painting

Step 5

Let dry.

Step 6

Assemble frame, using wood glue to secure corners.

Step 7

Flip over painting, lay frame on back. Pull one side tight and staple to the frame.

Step 8

Repeat on each side stapling in the middle.

Step 9

Fold corners as shown and staple to frame.

Step 10

Step 11

Add additional staples to secure canvas.

Step 12

Thanks again to our friends at I SPY DIY for creating this awesome Cotton Canvas DIY Project.

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