DIY Gold Quarterfoil Art

diyarttitle

I did this art months ago, but if you know anything about me, you’d know that I live with stuff for awhile to decide if I love it or hate it.

#loveit

I’ve been actively trying to add more white and gold to our living spaces to brighten it up. And anyway — gold makes everything better.

diyart7

I started with a canvas that I previously painted — that’s why there’s a square texture going on.

A quick coat of gold spray paint made the perfect background for what I had in mind. I also used a quarterfoil stencil and chalk.

diyart6

When I was a kid I loooved to draw and paint. Those were the good old days before I realized I was no good at it and stopped anything artistic all together.

So getting a paintbrush in my hands again felt real good.

diyart5

I outlined my shape with chalk and went over it with white paint.

It look a few coats to completely cover the gold, but the payoff was pretty great.

diyart2

I painted the edges of the canvas and it creates a really beautiful detail.

diyart1

diyart8

It adds just the right hint of gold shimmer and the white definitely brightens up the dark bookshelf that it now lives on.

I’m smitten with this easy DIY. My husband even loved it! #win


And as always

stay connected

 PinterestFacebookTwitterInstagram

Advertisements

10 thoughts on “DIY Gold Quarterfoil Art

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s