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Photos printed on canvases are everywhere these days, with businesses specializing in different kinds of canvases, finishes, and stains. The price for such printing can be steep, however, especially if you want to transfer multiple photos.

Here are 3 easy ways to DIY a photo onto canvas using Mod Podge. Whether you want a simple transfer, a more artistic-looking print, or a fancier wooden version, these are all within your reach.

Have you ever tried Mod Podging a canvas?

Simple Canvas (via How to Nest for Less) This is as simple as it gets. Just print out your photo, Modge Podge to the canvas and you’re done! The well done, illustrated step by step in this tutorial really does make it seem that simple (and doable).

Canvas with Mod Podge Photo Transfer (via Live the Fancy Life). This DIY uses Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium to affix your image onto your canvas. The medium has to sit on the paper for an amount of time, but the result- a nice artistic finish- is worth it.

Mod Podge on Wood Canvas (via Love of Family and Home) Transferring black & white photos onto pieces of wood with black-painted edges produces a classic and polished look that’s timeless.


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