Painting for the Artistically Challenged

by Kelsey Norwood

in Crafts,Cricut

bedroom wall decor

I do handmade. I don’t do “art.” I am not really artistic but look what I painted! That little blue flowery canvas in the far corner is my best “art” success.

If you’re artistic, you can make up your own pretty little designs, but I used my Cricut. Of course.

craft painted canvas

Using acrylic paint, I painted the whole thing blue and then cut out this flower from one of the Home Decor Solutions cartridges. I used the negative space left from cutting the design out as my template. I taped it down and did my best to not make a mess – It’s not perfect, but good enough! Then I added some little scrapbooking embellishments to the corner to finish it off. So easy!

Are you afraid to paint???

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1 Jingle July 29, 2010 at 9:49 am

How funny! i just posted a painting today, too. And I don’t ‘do’ painting, either! LOL! You did a great job!

2 Debbie Fisher July 29, 2010 at 10:35 am

WOW! This is cool! I don’t paint either. I love this. Will have to borrow this cartridge from my friend.

3 Jennifer M July 29, 2010 at 1:00 pm

love it!

4 Lisa Christine Johnson July 29, 2010 at 10:37 pm

One more reason I need a Cricut!

5 Aubrie July 30, 2010 at 11:02 pm

What a cute idea – I think the young women would love to do something like this

6 Shannon Quinn June 29, 2011 at 3:13 pm

That’s so cute! Has a real “fresh” look to it:)

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