If you want to try this project, here is what you will need:
I set up our 'art studio' in the garage. Before the girls arrived, I used long strips of tape to create shapes all over the canvases. I had a ton of blue painter's tape that I had planned on using. But it would not stick well to the canvas.
I think the texture of the canvas kept the painter's tape from sealing completely to the surface. Then I had to scramble to find tape that would work. (And of course I was doing this is all happening 30 minutes prior to the guests arriving!) SO I ended up using masking tape- which worked the best.
I also used black electrical tape and duct tape. The electrical tape worked well. And the duct tape was really wide, but very sticky. In a few spots the duct tape actually pulled off the surface of the canvas, but overall it worked. Bottom line, follow my advice- and use masking tape!
The girls chose their canvas and paint colors. The each wanted to colors that would match their bedrooms. And then all they had to was paint!
I had seen this LOVE idea on Pinterest, so I decided to give it a try myself.
Since the tape was securely in place, the girls didn't have to worry about getting the paint perfectly inside the lines.
We let them dry overnight. And in the morning, took off the tape. Voila!
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