I have a fondness for canvases – photos, quotes, art – I think everything looks better on a canvas. And my home is decorated with a number of canvases, both seasonal and year round. But until my easter egg canvas, I had have never made my own.
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Somehow staring at the literal blank canvas always overwhelmed me. I even bought a canvas once to make something and returned it. But that is silly, and now that I have created my own Easter canvas I will not be afraid to make more!
In the end, I just love the way it turned out. It makes a cheerful addition to the Easter decorations in the playroom.
How to Make Your Own Easter Egg Canvas
Since there is no such thing as freehand when I create art, I relied on Frog Tape® to help me create a template that was easy and worked perfectly.
- Blank Canvas
- Frog Tape®
- Puffy Paint
- Sponge Pouncers
- Parchment Paper
- Scrapbook Paper
Step two: Cover the egg with strips of Frog Tape®.
Step three: Cut out the egg shape.
Step four: Carefully remove Frog Tape® from parchment paper and scrapbook paper and place template on canvas. Hint, I found it easies to work left to right, sticking the tape to my work surface as I removed the left side.
Note – I used Frog Tape® Delicate Surface, next time I do this I will use normal Frog Tape® for this step and switch to Delicate Surface for the next step.
Step five: Using the Sponge Pouncer dab paint inside the egg shape to create your Easter Egg. Remove tape to reveal your perfect egg.
Step six: After your egg dries (a couple of hours to be safe), use Frog Tape® to mask off a wide line on your egg. Then fill in area by dabbing on another color of paint.
Step seven: Allow your stripe to dry, and then mask off another thinner stripe and dab on paint.
Note, I did not allow my paint to dry between steps because I was inpatient. So I formed a skinny piece of tape, and then smudged the whole thing with the back of my hand. Don’t do that! Let it dry.
Step eight: Once everything is dry, use the puffy paint to squirt polka dots directly onto the canvas.
Step nine: Allow to dry and admire.
Thanks to Frog Tape®, I am no longer afraid of a blank canvas. I plan to use this same method to make more seasonal canvases!
Laurie Nykaza says
The frog tape looks great to use the kids would love making this egg as a gift for grandma too.
Robin Wilson says
We use Frog tape for all kinds of things around the house. The Easter egg craft is so pretty! Great job.
That is so cute! I have never done anything with frog tape before, but I think I could handle this project!
Cute!!! I’m kind of sick at the sight of Frog Tape right now as we just got done painting the living room, kitchen and both kids rooms… more to go! Very cute DIY though and easy!
Stacie @ The Divine Miss Mommy says
This is a fabulous craft. It is beautiful!! I might try this out with my kids this week.
Tammi @ My Organized Chaos says
I love canvas too, this is so pretty! I need to pick up some of this tape.
That turned out beautifully!