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« on: May 06, 2008 11:12:56 AM »

I have this cool idea for my mom for mother’s day. I want to decoupage a canvas full of pictures of my sibs and my mom. Only this is I want to do it the best way possible and have it look good. I can’t find any good ideas out there, or any good tutorials. Any help out there???

I even thought about possibly transferring some photos directly onto the canvas. As I just rethought this idea because I want to do ones for my 2 “Mommy” sisters as well. Being that one of my sisters is a single mother of 5 beautiful yet “BAD” haha kids and the other is 8 months pregnant.
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2008 11:20:23 AM »

Here is one way: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=24879.0
I did this for my Dad for Christmas a few years ago and it worked great!
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2008 11:57:41 PM »

I think the idea is good, I just wish there were pics for me to see.

Also all over I have read that you have to use a laser printer for copies, is that true?? There is no other way.

Also, again... haha. I want it to look more like this project except with photos, I want a majority of them black and white.

http://www.chrisglass.com/journal/decoupage/
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2008 04:58:49 AM »

Sorry! Unfortunately it's a really old post, and I don't think I took pics of mine (and it's at my parents' house in another state) but it did work our really nicely and similar to what you show. I did it in pop art style with 4 pics photoshopped in different bright colors, printed onto printable iron on fabric and ironed onto the canvas, finished with a light coat of varnish. It's held up a couple of years now. You'd have to check the package to see about the printer though. I think I used a color printer at work (?), I'm not sure about that, though.

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