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Turning canvases into table top art

It is fun to take smaller canvases and turn them into a tabletop canvas by adding feet or a pedestal, a finial and/or other elements. I thought I would show you how I took the donut canvases in the Painted Donuts post and turn them into tabletop canvases.

i had an assortment of wood pieces from my local craft store and Bear with Us.  I played with the different pieces so that I could stager the heights of the canvases.  I then picked some different knobs that I bought at Hobby Lobby for the top of the canvases.  I painted the wooden parts a neutral color.

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Before gluing the bases on the canvases I drilled a hole in the top of each canvas for the knob.  Use multi-purpose glue to secure the feet on the canvases.

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Then glue knobs in top of each canvas.

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I was going to glue the small wheels on the sides of the canvases.  I thought they would look like little donuts, but I was not happy with the look.  Sometimes those great ideas in your mind just don’t work out…..so I thought about washi tape.  I choose pink, since it is my favorite color, and second because it is an accent color on the canvases.

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The washi tape gave me the wow that the canvases needed.

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Here is another canvas that I added a knob and a wooden pedestal.  I painted the base repeating some of the elements in the canvas.

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This queen bee angel I added wooden feet and bee hives on top.

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I hope this post will get you thinking about different ways to embellish your canvases.

Happy Painting,

Jane

 

3 thoughts on “Turning canvases into table top art

  1. These are wonderful Jane! I just love them!

  2. Thank you Lynn, the little extras make a big difference in the canvases.

  3. […] Turning canvases into table top art  Have fun turning canvases into table top art by adding wood pedestals, feet and knobs. A previous linked post shows how to paint the donut canvases. […]

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