How to make a light-up canvas

Soft and warm glowing lights are all the rage. They add a cozy vibe to any space and can be used for a number of different DIY projects. This light-up canvas combines the soft and pretty glow of lights with an equally soft and pretty watercolor canvas to create a unique piece of art.
Want to make this light-up canvas for your space? All you need is a little creativity and a few simple tools. Watch out the video and read the instructions, and you'll have the project finished in no time.
Advertisement
Materials
- Stretched canvas
- Watercolor paints
- Paintbrush
- Spade drill bit
- Globe string lights
Instructions
1. After selecting a color, paint the canvas with watercolor paint. Paint over some areas multiple times so they are darker than others and allow other areas to be more streaky.
2. Poke holes into the canvas with the spade drill bit, creating a heart shape.
3. Unscrew all of the light bulbs from the globe string lights.
4. Place all the light bulbs into the holes you created in the canvas.
5. Reattach the light bulbs so the globe string light wiring is behind the canvas and the light bulbs are on the front of the canvas.
Advertisement
6. Plug in the string lights to light up the watercolor canvas.
Resources

Is your jewelry in desperate need of some organization? This is for you!
March 21   ·  
Advertisement
Mason jars are for more than just canning. Use these great tutorials to create beautiful mason jar projects.
March 21   ·  
A touch of paint, super glue and a pushpin backing are all it takes to transform a pebble into a pushpin. A painted pebble pushpin is a customized way to turn a natural material into a useful item for securing important items.
March 21   ·  
Magic takes place in the kitchen. Families gather around the dinner table to enjoy the delicacies created there. Sometimes, though, creating the magic becomes very difficult when trying to locate utensils that are hidden in the backs of drawers...
March 19   ·  
Getting a tree stump removed can be costly. Why bother when it can be used like this instead?
March 15   ·  
If the thought of getting a backyard ready for warm weather seems overwhelming, take a look at these easy upgrades.
March 11   ·  
 
Recommended
Advertisement