To finish up the nursery decor I went with some embroidery hoop wall art and one fabric covered canvas. The embroidery hoop wall art is so quick and easy and a great way to fill up a large wall!
Let’s start with the embroidery hoops. If you don’t already have some on hand check your local thrift store. I wanted pretty specific sizes and I love the oval ones so I ordered mine through Craft-e-Corner. Including shipping I paid around $15 for all 5 and got just what I wanted.
I used freezer paper stenciling for the birdhouse and “LOVE”. I cut both designs out with my cricut but you could also use scissors. I fed the freezer paper into my cutter shiny side up. For the LOVE design I cut it out as a mirror image so the lettering wouldn’t end up backwards. Peel away the portion you want to paint and then iron the freezer paper to the right side of the fabric
Next you need to add the fabric to your embroidery hoops. Cut the fabric to the hoop size + 1″ extra around all edges. Wrap it around the inner frame and then slide the outer frame on top and tighten. Here’s what you’ll have from the back
For the canvas I cut my fabric to 1-2″ bigger around all sides. I wrapped the 2 long edges first and secured with tacky glue. Hot glue would work as well. Just make sure you pull it nice and tight. Sorry about the blurry photo 🙂
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