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Published on August 27th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Ikea fabric as a canvas

Saralisa fabric b/w, acrylic paint, stretcher bars

Description: For me the hardest part of painting is the drawing, since I’m not that good at it I decided to use Ikea’s fabric as a canvas with stencil.

I just bought the stretcher bars and all the tools needed like a special stapler and the fabric grip. Very carefully you need to follow the instructions to frame the fabric the right way, from center to edges (in any art supply store you can get them) otherwise the fabric isn’t tense enough.

I mixed my own colors with acrylic paint and started painting.

~ sandra

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

7 Responses to Ikea fabric as a canvas

  1. Sing says:

    Really COol.

  2. majeral says:

    OH YEAH!!! even I can color in the lines. Thanks so much

  3. Anonymous says:

    Groovy idea! Reminds me of Peter Max (why yes, I am old!).

  4. saraq says:

    wonderful idea Sandra!and beautiful colors

  5. KarlaLina says:

    Very good idea, I like it!

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