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DIY | Giraffe Canvas


When I first wrote this post about my DIY Giraffe Canvas, I had no idea how many people would love it!  I originally made this canvas (2 years ago) for Guinnyth's nursery after seeing a much, much pricier version on Etsy.  In order to cut the cost for redoing our nursery, I made my own.  The total cost for this project was around $10.


To make this, go to Jo-anns (or your craft closet) and pick several different fabrics- one for each giraffe. Grab the rest of the supplies and get started!


Supplies Needed:
Coordinating Fabrics
Cheap Foam Brush (you will throw this away afterwards)
Mod-Podge
Scissors
Sharpie Marker

The best part about this project is how easy it is.  

+ Trace giraffe shapes on fabric
+ Cut out giraffe shapes (stay inside the sharpie line so it doesn't show)
+ And mod-podge them onto the canvas.

It is so easy and quick!  Definitely make sure you mod-podge the entire canvas.  If you don't, you will have glossy and non-glossy areas when the sun light hits it the right way.  So, seal it all with the mod-podge. 





Let me know if you try this sweet project!  It is such an eye-catcher and doesn't cost you a ton to create.  I also think using other animals would be perfection- birds, elephants, even trees!
Enjoy!

11 comments:

  1. These are BEAUTIFUL. You're so talented! Pinning :)

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    1. thank you so much, Iulia! have a lovely weekend. :)

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  2. Girl, you are on a roll with the great tutorials. LOVE LOVE LOVE this canvas!

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    1. thanks, friend. just wait... the dry spell is coming. lol :)

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  3. Omg, I just had one off those "why didn't I think of that?" moments! I will make a few smaller canvas for my daughter's room :)

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  4. So, so cute! My youngest loves giraffes! Thanks for sharing at Fridays Unfolded! Pinning :)

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  5. Wow. I would love to create something like this for my daughter's bedroom. She absolutely love Giraffes. Beautiful!

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  6. very cute! I'm helping my daughter fix up her nursery this week, pinned this to show her, thanks, it's adorable!
    Jenna

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  7. Super cute giraffes! Thanks for the tutorial. What did we do before Modge Podge?

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