Sunday, December 15, 2013

Holiday Chevron Art

We have two fireplaces in our current home which means two mantels to decorate at Christmas!! This year I was looking for a new addition to our living room fireplace and decided to take my love for chevron and create some new mantel art.

I am in love with this new pop of color! It was very easy to make and ended up being a quick evening project after the boys went to bed one night.

2 16x20 canvases ( I already had this size laying around but you could substitute)
Frogtape Shape Tape Chevron: purchased at Lowes
Gray/Silver Acrylic Paint purchased at Michaels
Red Chipboard Glitter Letters purchased at Michaels
White paint for touchups

 Step 1: I measured and taped off the chevron lines using the chevron shape tape.  I basically used an extra piece to space the lines evenly. 
Step 2: Next, I used a foam brush to paint on the gray paint and removed the shape tape as soon as I was finished painting
Step 3: I touched up with white paint and a small brush
Step 4: Waited 15 minutes and attached the chipboard letters! You may need to use some additional glue to stick to the canvas
Step 5: Display!  I will be showing additional photos soon of the completed fireplace look

Hope you've enjoyed this quick & easy chevron art tutorial.

Linking up here:

By Stephanie Lynn
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  1. Replies
    1. Thank you so much! I agree about the red!

  2. Very cute! Here from Sumo's Sweet stuff!

    1. Thanks for stopping by! It was a fun and easy project to make!

  3. Clean and simple. Looks great! I didn't know they sold chevron tape!

    1. Oh yes, Lowes is where we found it and it makes painting chevron so much easier!

  4. These are fantastic! I'd love for you to stop by this week's link party and share these!

    1. Thanks so much for stopping by! I will definitely stop on over this week!

  5. These look great! I love a modern looking decoration! I'm featuring this on my blog today.

    Thanks for linking up to the Block Party!

    1. Thanks so much for the feature and for the kind remarks. I actually don't want the holidays to end as I don't want to take these down....