DIY Holiday Glitter Canvas


Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it's time to fill the house with Christmas decorations! If you regularly follow my blog, you probably know that I'm a glitter addict. I can't get enough, especially around Christmastime! My latest addition to my Christmas decor is this Noel canvas made with Tulip Shimmer Paints.


Supplies Needed:
16x20" Canvas
Tulip Fashion Glitter
Tulip Fashion Glitter Bond/Glue
Stencil or Print of Design


A closer look: Tulip Fashion Glitter Bond/Glue • Tulip Fashion Glitter {Silver}

Instructions:



Step 1: I created the Noel design and printed in sheets to fit the 16x20 canvas. I then lined up the prints and taped them together to make a poster.



Step 2: Prep the poster to transfer the image to the canvas. To do this, all you need to do is place the poster/prints on a window and trace the design back of the paper with a pencil. The lines don't have to be perfect.



Step 3: Place the poster on the canvas and then carefully trace the front of the poster. Press kind of hard so that the pencil lead transfers to the canvas. Carefully pull the poster off and you'll get a light image of the Noel letters on the canvas!



Step 4: Carefully fill in the letters with Tulip Fashion Glitter Bond. I traced the "L" and the "O" first because I didn't want the glue drying before I got to the end. I used the bottle to line the edges of the letters, then I took a paintbrush and evenly coated inside the letters.



Step 5: Pour Tulip Fashion Glitter over the glue. The more, the better! {You will dump off the excess later.}



Repeat steps 4 & 5 for the "N" and "E".



Step 6: Let the canvas sit for at least 2 hours for the glue to dry.
Carefully and SLOWLY stand the canvas up and dump off the excess glitter.


Hang on the wall or stand on your mantel and that's it!
Besides my tree, this is probably one of my favorite pieces of Christmas decor.

I loved using these products and they were SO easy to use. I have more projects coming up using other Tulip products, like the Tulip Shimmer Sheets. So stay tuned! To see more products and project inspiration, you can visit I Love to Create and follow on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest.

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I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Tulip and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.

37 comments:

  1. Really cute! I like how you did this without any fancy tools (i.e. cutting machine, overhead projector, etc, etc). Can't go wrong with a little (or a lot) of glitter!

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  2. I LOVE this! (The more, the better... LOL.) Christmas decor is all about the sparkle!

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  3. This is so cute! I was looking for an extra decoration for my mantel, and this will be perfect!

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  4. Ahhhhhhhh! I love love LOVE this!! GORgeous, girl!

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  5. Oh I love this one too. And it is surprising how easy it looks to make.

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  6. Very Cute! I love how simple but glittery it is. You can never have too much glitter.

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  7. LOVE this! Pinned and I'm totally going to try it soon.

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  8. I tried to leave a comment this morning. I hope it works this time, ha,ha! I LOVE, LOVE this! You can never have to much glitter at Christmas!! I also love how simple it is, looks like something I could pull off.:)

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  9. Oh I love this Lindsay!!! What a beautiful sign, and I love how simple you make it look! Perfect:)
    Barbara at Chase the Star

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  10. LOVE your canvas. Perfect holiday art fit for any house!

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  11. This is amazing, super chic also. Pinning this for sure:)

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  12. This is beautiful, I love the sparkle!

    Carlee
    www.ladybirdln.com

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  13. What a festive, sparkly canvas ... it turned out great and looks so easy!

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  14. This is so, so cute! Would you be willing to share your pattern?

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  15. Hi Lindsay, great tutorial. Love your NOEL! I pinned for inspiration. Shared a like on Facebook, and following your blog now. Share a like and follow me too:) I posted http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2012/11/reversible-holiday-note-board.html to The chic and crafty party:)

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  16. Thanks for the tutorial - I'm a little partial to glitter (who isn't) it looks beautiful

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  17. Lindsay, I do so love this project! I'm having a homemade holiday link party with prizes and I thinks this would be a great project to link up. I'd love for you to stop by. Linking ends 12/3/12 at 11:59 pm Eastern time.

    http://4you-withlove.blogspot.com/2012/12/homemade-holiday-party.html

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  18. Thanks for partying with us @ Keep Calm & Link Up! Have an awesome week :)
    xo, Meredith @ www.waittilyourfathergetshome.com

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  19. Lindsay, I love this twist on the old LOVE stamp. This is so elegant! Thanks for sharing on the homemade holiday party.

    Marilyn
    4you-withlove.blogspot.com

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  20. I love this canvas. It looks fabulous. I voted for you at 4 YouWith Live. Good luck.
    Hope youcan stop by my blog and see my latest project.
    Ruth

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  21. So pretty! I love sparkles kind-of a lot :)

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  22. That turned out adorable! I love the glitter, especially silver! Thanks so much for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday.
    Steph
    swtboutique.blogspot.com

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  23. Cute! will you post this on our blog hop??! www.lilywhite-designs.com
    xoxo, Jordan

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  24. Love it! Thanks for sharing your great tutorial!

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  25. So SO pretty! ;-) I wish I was as crafty as you are! :-)

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  26. So so cute! I did a Santa hat one similar to this but I really love the letters!

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  27. What a great idea! I like it so much I'm going to pin it right after this comment :) Thanks for linking up with Frugal Crafty Home!

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