xoxo canvas

Happy hump day everyone! This is Rachel Kleinman and I’m here to share a cute mini canvas that is perfect for Valentine’s Day!


Just like my Blizzard Canvas I share a couple weeks ago, this canvas is also a previous reject. It had some old collage papers already on it so I started with a healthy coat of gesso. Gesso makes everything better 🙂 Then with a thick modeling paste I used the TCW “Believe Script” stencil (some links in this post are affiliate links). Once that dried I painted the whole thing red and pink.


The gold is my favorite part of this canvas. I placed the TCW “Parasol” stencil on top of the canvas and inked it up with a Versamark (emboss) ink pad. Then I poured gold embossing powder on top and melted it with my heat gun. I will DEFINITELY be using this technique on future projects!


Finally I stenciled two hearts in the corner with modeling paste from TCW “Complicated Hearts“. I then painted them lightly with some teal paint left over from my ‘xoxo’ letters.


I’m glad you stopped in today. Are you making your gifts for Valentine’s Day this year?

Rachel Kleinman

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Stencils Used:

TCW 567s – Complicated Hearts

TCW 509 – Parasols

TCW 541 – Believe Script

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