Monogram Chipboard Canvas

Oh hey!  I’m so excited with the way my next project turned out.  It makes a great wedding or anniversary gift or even a gift just because!

My sister and brother-in-law celebrated their 2 year anniversary yesterday.

This was her on her wedding day…

Happy day :-)

 ANYHOOOOO…

My brother-in-law asked for a little help on her gift this year.  I ran across a canvas sold in an online store and decided it needed to be copied.  It only took me about an hour or so to make and I LOVE the result.  Now I need to make me one!

Here are the supplies…

I got everything at Hobby Lobby! This is rare for one of my projects :-)

1 Canvas (I think mine was 18×28) $10 because I got it half off

Chipboard letter pack – $5

Ampersand – $1.99 (the chipboard pack has one too!)

2 Monogram letters – These are in the unfinished wood section at HobLob for $1.99 a piece

Everything I bought was half off which is why the prices were so good!

My first step was to mark my lines to keep everything straight.

Then I used my hot glue gun to attach my big letters and ampersand.

Finally, I lined up my sayings and used the hot glue gun to attach.  It doesn’t matter which color you use which means you can make LOTS of things with that great chipboard pack!

Ready for paint!

Make sure you get all the hot glue strings off before your spray paint (learned this the hard way)

I used our fav on my canvas…

I gave it two coats and let it dry! How easy is that??

Now of course I had to stage it in my house to get pics for you guys :-) What do you think???’

Hope you like it!

My sis does :-)  She called me last night and told me so!  It was inexpensive and quick but looks just the opposite!  That’s my kind of shanty!

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

~Whitney

  • San

    Did you paint the words? They don’t look like there is any color on them? One of the pictures look like there is yellow and black. Thank you for the tutorial!!

  • Lee

    Where did you find the ampersand? I know there’s one that comes with the chipboard pack, but I was looking for the same metal one? Also, do you remember the height of the chipboard letters?

  • Christy

    I was in need of an inexpensive and unique yet elegant gift for my inlaws 40th weeding anniversary. And this fits the bill perfect. Thanks so much I can not even wait to make this!!!

    • http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/ Shanty2Chic

      That’s great!! So glad I could help!! ;-)

  • Anali

    wow! I’m inspired :) Thanks

  • http://artplatter.com/ Ramya

    Another great project…so nice and elegant….

  • http://[email protected] ErinM

    I made this for my brother and sister in law for christmas this year with a slight twist – i covered the monograms with patterned ivory and black paper just to make them stand out a touch more. she loved it!

  • Georgene

    FYI: The wooden letters come with stickers on them. Be sure to use Goo Gone to remove the stickiness before spray painting. Learned this the hard way!!

  • http://www.junescottinspiredby.blogspot.com June Scott

    Great idea, Whitney! Love how it turned out!

  • http://little-inspirations.blogspot.com Brittany

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this idea!! I’m featuring your tutorial on my blog in a few days!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!!

  • http://domesticcharm.blogspot.com Katelyn

    Great idea! Thanks for sharing, it’s really cute :)

  • http://calistarose.blogspot.com Calista Rose

    I have some gloss paint on hand. you think that would look just as good?

    • Shanty2Chic

      I do… Maybe even better. Go for it! :-)

  • http://bluechateauinteriors.blogspot.com/ Carole @ Blue Chateau Interiors

    This would make a great gift for the upcoming holidays. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

  • http://hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com michele@hellolovelyinc

    love it! you made this look so easy, and yet the results look anything but. sophisticated and lovely!

    visiting via somewhat simple. come visit anytime.

    michele

  • http://mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com Marie

    I love this! I definitely need one! I’d love if you’d come share this at my link party going on right now.
    http://mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com/2011/08/show-share-3.html

    Marie
    mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

  • http://www.DesignBuildLove.co Ashley @ DesignBuildLove.co

    that’s awesome!

  • http://gypsyfarmgirl.blogspot.com Janice

    Love it! What a wonderful anniversary gift!

  • http://betweenarockandahobby.wordpress.com Erica

    Simply Gorgeous!

    • Shanty2Chic

      Thanks Erica!

  • http://avintageaffaire.com Sherrie

    Another beautifully unique project!

  • http://misschar.blogspot.com Miss Char

    Great idea and I love the monochromatic look of it all. This would be great to use for a baby too .Thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.farmgirlinmyheart.blogspot.com Ruth

    Love this idea. Can’t wait to try it.

    Ruth

  • http://www.iamalongfortheride.blogspot.com laura

    I love this! I’ve been wanting to do this for a while.

  • Jennifer Bramblett

    I love this. I’m not exactly a crafty person, but I could totally do this!! And I just might have to!! Awesome job :)

  • http://amandasadorables.blogspot.com/ Amanda M.

    This is AWESOME!!!

  • http://www.oursevendwarfs.com Jill of Our Seven Dwarfs

    This is great. Thanks for the tutorial. I think I will make it for my best friend who just got married!

  • http://lovethelawrences.blogspot.com/ Kayla

    This turned out SO cute! I think I pinned the original on Pinterest and yours is seriously just as cute if not cuter! Maybe I’ll have to make one as well. :]

  • http://www.squibsandcrackers.com Katrine

    This lovely!

  • http://sweetwaterstyle.blogspot.com/ Mary at Sweetwater Style

    How cute is this….I am always looking for ways to give a personalized gift and this is perfect!

  • http://www.TheDiamondE.com Jan
    • Shanty2Chic

      Those are cute Jan! Wedding and anniversary gifts are so hard to find… Love those!
      ~W

  • http://www.TheDiamondE.com Jan

    I have seen these on the web somewhere and have a few friends getting married…these would make great gifts!! Check out these tile gifts I came up w/. I’ve rec’d 6 orders since I posted for weddings and anniversaries.

  • http://thebacksofmyeyelids.blogspot.com PJ

    Awesome! And you made it look easy enough for me to try!!!

  • http://www.mccordero.blogspot.com/ Camille

    What a cute idea! I love chip board. I just bought some to do a “Paris” sign in my daughters room. Hope it looks as cute as yours!

  • http://craftyrunner.blogspot.com gail

    I love this, perfect anniversary present! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.ourwalktoremember.wordpress.com heidi

    love the simplicity of the look, so beautiful! I’ll be doing this one for sure, thanks for sharing.

  • http://jhagfeldt.blogspot.com Jennifer

    Always great projects!!! TFS!!! (=

  • http://www.kjsstamppad.blogspot.com Kelly Jo

    LOVE!! LOVE!! LOVE!!
    Plan to make this for my DH- our 10th anniversary is next month!!

  • carol

    Love this idea! our son’s first anniv. is coming up… i might have to try this! :-)

  • http://deb9creations.blogspot.com/ deb

    Thanks for sharing…super cute and simple idea! Happy Crafting :)