My DIY family photo wall / gallery wall in my hallway with frames from hobby lobby, modge podge scrapbook wall letters and diy painted fabric canvases, along with other nick nacks I found at hobby lobby!!
WHO KNEW!! you print out words on basic white paper, but in mirror image form… lay them on the wood… with a damp paint brush wet the paper on top of the words… use the cap of a sharpie to rub on top of the letters to help them transfer … then remove the paper and stand in shock and awe!
Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week. A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.
"I found some canvases from Hobby Lobby (these are 8x8) and then print your photo as the same size as the canvas on matte photo paper (you can have the pic in color also). Then use modge podge (matte) on the bare canvas, place the picture then smooth and make sure there are no bubbles. Put more modge podge on the picture. When it is dry, spray with a clear acrylic gloss to make it shine. (I actually found this idea on this site.) On the brushes I used the foam brushes that way there would be…
How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood Michael Zhang · Oct 06, 2011 Here’s a quick and easy tutorial that’ll teach you a cool method of transferring a photo print (black and white or color) onto a block of wood. All you’ll need (aside from the photo and wood) is some gel medium and Mod Podge. You’ll want to use prints made with some kind of laser printer or copier rather than an ink printer. DIY Wooden Picture [ReadyMade]