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Being a Mom Large Canvas

This is a very special project that can get all mom's kids involved to create a beautiful canvas with loving messages. Use FolkArt Acrylic Paint and Mod Podge to make mom a beautiful decor piece she will be proud to display for years to come.

At a Glance:

Project #15982 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cameo Blush, 2 oz. - 4657

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Midnight Garden, 2 oz. - 2496

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Golden Ochre, 2 oz. - 4659

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Villa Green, 2 oz. - 2636

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Gentle Violet, 2 oz. - 2435

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Linen, 2 oz. - 420

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Brush Sets - Soft Grip - Wash Brush Set - 50603E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 4 oz. - CS11205

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • 24 x 20 Canvas
  • White Paint Marker
  • Assorted scrapbook papers cut into different size hearts
  • scissors

instructions

  1. Cut scrapbook paper into random size hearts as shown. 
  2. * Give hearts to all the people in your life that have mothered you, you have mothered them or they have helped you become the mom that you are.  Ask them to write a personal message on each heart.
  3. Using the colors shown in photo, randomly add sections of color and blend together using long, loose brush strokes as shown.  Let dry.
  4. Following basic instruction on Mod Podge, apply hearts to canvas as shown.  Let dry.
  5. Using piece of chalk, draw a loose floral pattern as shown and your personal quote or saying about being a mom. 
  6. Using the paint marker, trace over the chalk pattern.  Using a damp cloth remove chalk and let dry,
  7. Apply a second coat of Mod Podge over entire canvas to seal.  Let dry.
 
 

resources

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FolkArt FAQs

FolkArt FAQs

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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