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3x3 Canvases with graphic images printed on photo paper. A ribbon edging frames each letter.
 
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Step 1: Supplies Needed

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1. 3x3 canvases – I found this size only at Michael’s
2. ModPodge matte finish– to attach print and finish surface
3. Bristle brush – stiff brushes leave a canvas texture
4. Roller (wallpaper roller) – to attach print to canvas
5. Picture hangers
6. Ribbon for trimming the canvas frame
7. Craft Stick glue gun and glue

Step 2: Print graphics/letters.

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Design your alphabet prints. You can use any graphic design software.

You can even use something as simple as Microsoft “Paint.”

I have used Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop in my designs.

Make your print the size of the canvas. Try to leave some of a border where you will not lose anything important if you must trim. The canvases are never an exact size nor are they completely square. And each canvas may differ slightly in size from one another.

Step 3: Apply ModPodge

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Apply a layer of ModPodge on to the canvas using the bristle brush. If you wish, you can check the size of the print on the dry canvas before gluing. You can trim to the exact size.

OR you can trim later. Paint this layer - every which way - covering the entire canvas. This is the layer to attach the print to the canvas.

Step 4: Place Print on Canvas

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Place the print on the canvas after applying the ModPodge with the design centered on the canvas. You can trim away excess after the application and the ModPodge has dried.

Attach the print securely to the canvas.

Step 5: Cut Excess Print

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Wait for the ModPodge to dry leaving a fully attached print, flip the canvas over, and trim any excess print off around the edges.

If you did not wait for the ModPodge to dry fully, you can end up pulling the print up off the canvas.
Really cute! I love the decorative trim!