Burlap Wrapped Mother’s Day Art

I’m excited to share my Burlap Wrapped Mother’s Day Art tutorial with you, but first– I’m so thrilled to be part of the Mother’s Day Blog Hop in the company of some aMOMzing bloggers! 


 We are posting a project a day until the grand finale on Saturday April 27th when we’ll be giving away a $200 Visa Card and some incredible prizes!

Here’s my Mother’s Day project.

Burlap Wrapped Mother’s Day Art 

Free Mother's Day Art

Supplies Burlap Wrapped Mother's Day Art

 Supplies: 8 x 10 Artist’s Canvas and Canvas Corp 12 x 12 Burlap Sheet by Canvas Corps, available at Ben Franklin Crafts in Redmond WA, a piece of canvas cloth around 12 x 12, Glue Dots, Stickles, a few buttons, White Fabric Transfer Paper, a staple gun, an iron and this free “Happy Mother’s Day” printable by Free Pretty Things for You for Yesterday on Tuesday. And this is just a sneaky peeky– the entire Mother’s Day Party collection will be available here on Monday.

You can find the Happy Mother’s Day art sized 8 x 10 and the reverse image (for printing on transfer paper) here.

Click on “Actions,” scroll down to “View all Sizes,” then “Select Original.” Save to your computer and print.

Burlap Wrapped Canvas

 Place the artist’s canvas right side down on top of the burlap.

Burlap Corner

Fold he burlap around the canvas, pulling it tightly and staple it.

Canvas Wrapped in Burlap

 Voila! Your canvas has been “burlapped.” Following the instructions on the fabric transfer paper, iron the reverse Happy Mother’s Day 8 x 10 image onto the fabric canvas.

Canvas Happy Mother's Day Art

 Wait until it’s completely cooled off, then gently peel off the paper.

Happy Mother's Day Art

Pretty, right? Using sharp scissors, cut out the design.

Mother's Day Art - Yesterday on Tuesday

 Use glue dots to adhere the fabric to the burlap.


 Add some Stickles (liquid glitter) on the flower petals.

Canvas and Burlap Mother's Day Art

It adds some sparkle.

Buttons on Burlap Wrapped Art

Use Glue Dots to attach the buttons to the center of the flowers.

Printable Mother's Day Art

Your Mom will feel so special when she seems what you made for her! But let’s talk about you… you could WIN a $200 Visa Gift Card and some lovely jewelry. C’mon back over on Saturday April 27th to enter.


And please visit these other blogs for some inspiring Mother’s Day ideas.

Mother’s Day Blog Hop Participants

Cupcakes and Crinoline, Dukes & Duchesses, Setting for Four, Uncommon Designs, Homework, Making Lemonade, Domestically Speaking, Alderberry Hill and Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

 The Hop will wrap up with a $200.00 Visa Gift Card Giveaway PLUS Jewelry from Lucy’s Inspired and juNxtaposition starting on April 27th so be sure to come back to enter the giveaway.

Thanks to Free Pretty Things for You for the art.

Yay for Mothers! Happy Mother’s Day!






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  1. 2

    This is just so pretty, I love the vintage look it has, and those pots – too cute. I recently painted 3 terra cotta pots with black chalkboard paint, they turned out great, I haven’t managed to put anything in them yet!
    Pinning & tweeting!
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    Oh, Malia ~ this is so pretty ~ I would love to receive this as a gift.

    Pinning and sharing.

    Mary Beth
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    Keren says

    Always love collaborating with you my friend! ♥ It turned out gorgeous like always!!
    Keren recently posted…Burlap Wrapped Mother’s Day Art FreebieMy Profile

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    Kristin says

    This is so pretty, what a perfect gift for mom!
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    eva scott says

    How pretty! I’ve never used transfer paper but this makes me want to go grab some now. Love the added details you did like the glitter and buttons. So pretty!

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    Crystal says

    Love it!! It’s so pretty and bright!! I love the numbered red pots too!! Thanks so much for the awesome idea!! Pinned it :)

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    Heather says

    So pretty! I have a couple plain canvases around too! Great gift idea for Mother’s Day!
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    Kimberli says

    I invite you to join me tonight! 8:30 p.m. Mountain time for the Share it With Us Saturday link party. Come Share some of your new posts at the party, link up all weekend long. I would love to have you!www.greatastestuesdays.blogspot.com


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