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Last week I shared some of my favorite chevron wedding inspiration and I was so smitten with it all, that I decided to create a DIY project to go along with this theme!  This tutorial is for a chevron heart wall hanging.  The great thing about this project is that it makes a lovely decor item for your weddi... read more

Last week I shared some of my favorite chevron wedding inspiration and I was so smitten with it all, that I decided to create a DIY project to go along with this theme!  This tutorial is for a chevron heart wall hanging.  The great thing about this project is that it makes a lovely decor item for your wedding day and can also hang in your home when it’s over!

Materials
Canvas
Paint
Paint brush
Cardstock
Ruler

Start with a blank canvas…

Step 1: Zig and Zag – You have a few options for this step.  I used a ruler and evenly measured out the chevron zigzags on the canvas.  If you prefer rulers and measurments, that’s the way to go.  If not, you can either create a zigzag stencil out of cardstock or use masking tape to form a guide for the zigzags (this will give you crisp, straight lines).

DIY Chevron Wall Art
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Step 2: Paint – Start painting in those chevron stripes!

DIY Chevron Wall Art
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Step 3: Trace – Once I had a few stripes painted in and had a better feel of how the canvas would look, I decided on the size of the heart.  I cut a large heart out of card stock, centered it as best I could and traced in onto the canvas.

DIY Chevron Wall Art
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Step 4: Continue Painting – Finish painting the chevron pattern on your canvas leaving the heart shape blank.

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Step 5: Color & Coat – Choose the color for your heart and paint it.  I let the whole thing dry completely and then added a second coat to all colors for full coverage.

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Step 6: Monogram – You may opt to leave your chevron painting as is. But… to give it a custom touch, you can add initials.  Using letter stencils, paint on your initials.

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