Christmas Tree Canvas…Easy Art

Had an extra canvas laying around….thought it would be fun to make a Christmas decoration with it. All you will need is

A canvas
Some pretty Christmas color fabric
Mod Podge
Fusible interfacing (med. weight)

Cut a piece of fabric large enough for your tree design. I google Christmas Tree…then found one to print on the images tab on google. Lay the fusible interfacing (sticky side onto wrong side of fabric).

 Iron the interfacing to the tree fabric. This will ensure the fabric doesn’t “bleed” through when you glue it to the canvas.

Pin the cut out tree template on the the fabric. Cut out (I used pinking shears…because I love them)

I then cut out some other fabric scraps that I thought would make cute “presents” under the tree. Using Mod Podge..glue all pieces onto the canvas. Using a sponge brush–go over the entire canvas (will dry clear). Let it dry and put on another coat. I like to do 3 coats. It will last forever ;) What do you think?!?!

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes…all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha’s Circle of trusted bloggers.
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37 thoughts on “Christmas Tree Canvas…Easy Art

  1. Carrie @ Dittle Dattle

    Thanks for the tip on "why" to use fusable interfacing. I would have never thought about the fabric bleeding on to the canvas….well until after it bled!

    Cute project! A great one for the kiddos to do :D

    You're the best!

    Thank you for linking up to the first ever "Amaze Me Monday" blog party.

  2. Centsational Girl

    Oh, I completely love this!!!! Exquisite, and timeless! I was thinking of making a tree card holder too, but I absolutely love what you've created!!!

  3. Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape

    This is very nice, I love it! I'm gonna have to try this, hopefully soon, it looks like fun.

    Love your blog, stopping by from Tutorial Tuesday, hope you're having a great day!

  4. the 30 girl

    This is so pretty; I just love it! So…I featured it on my blog today!

  5. Lorie

    I love it! And there are so many gorgeous fabrics to choose from! Such a fun project!

    Thanks for sharing!

  6. Stephanie

    Just saw this on the linky party at Tatertots and Jello, so darn cute and so easy. Thanks for sharing your tutorial!

  7. Jennifer

    This is so great! I love how many awesome things can be done with plain canvases. Such a fun idea… and I never knew about the fusible webbing- great tip! I featured you today on my favorite things round up :)

  8. Lisa@Pickles and Cheese

    This is so cute! I am always looking for ideas on what to do with an empty canvas. It's a clever idea and I just love it!

  9. Claudia


    Thank you for sharing. I love it! It's beautiful and so festive. I love the look of the Christmas tree.

  10. Ally

    Your project really caught my eye. I think it looks terrific. Using fun fabrics on canvas is such a good idea. I think this project could be adapted for any kind of theme – Christmas, springtime, Thanksgiving, etc. I can't wait to try it! (Isn't Google Images the best thing since sliced bread???) Nice job on your project!!
    Ally @ "A Novice Nelly"

  11. Johanson Family

    This is an awesome idea! I love projects that are on canvas!! So cool!! Thanks for sharing! :)

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