Saturday, February 22, 2014

DIY Canvas Art for teenagers bedroom

I was looking for some art work for the wall behind the bed (headboard) in my sons bedroom. I didn't want to spend too much on the art. I spent good time at Ross, Marshals and TJMax looking for something that goes with the color scheme. Also something that's not girly and some thing bright for a preteens room. I couldnt find the one which I liked so decided to try painting one.

Used 4 12-inch x 12-inch Artist's Loft™ Canvases and few folk art acrylic paints. I painted the multicolored one, my son helped me with the other. I wanted some thing muted but has most of the colors used in multicolored one.

Here is the view from foot of bed.

One more from the side.


For the multicolored one, I first drew lines 1 inch apart both ways, randomly filled with different colors. I wasn't happy with result, I layered few blocks with different colors for the 3 D look. Here is the close up of multicolored canvas.

My son is a teen now but still loves it the way he did years back when this was made :)

Thanks for stopping by, Have a wonderful weekend :)

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  1. I couldn't locate your email address. Just wanted you to know that you've been featured on my weekly Welcome Wagon Friday post. You should be receiving visitors shortly. Welcome to our neighborhood!

    1. Thank you for the feature Brenda and for all the encouragement.

  2. I think this is a great idea! I especially like that your son was involved too. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Inspire Me Mondays Link-Up!

    1. Thank u for stopping by Bridget, appreciate it. Have a wonderful week ahead

  3. This is really cute and very resourceful. I make my daughter do her own drawings on canvas...cause I'm too lazy ... hehehe.


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