Easy Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

One simple stencil can turn into a holiday piece to enjoy year after year.
Easy Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

Easy Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

To mount to the wood, spray the back of the burlap with spray adhesive. Place on the wood and smooth out flat.

By: Allison Michelena

Materials Needed:

  • wood or framed canvas
  • burlap piece, in same size as wood or canvas
  • acrylic paint
  • spray adhesive
  • stencils
  • stencil/paintbrush

Prepare Burlap

First, cut the burlap the same size or a little smaller than your wood. Make the edges as straight as possible. Pull the end pieces to fray the edges to your liking.

Materials for Easy Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

Materials for Easy Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

First, cut the burlap the same size or a little smaller than your wood. Make the edges as straight as possible. Pull the end pieces to fray the edges to your liking.

Paint Background Canvas or Wood

Paint the wood or your canvas a background color. This color will border your burlap when complete.

Paint Background Canvas or Wood for Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

Paint Background Canvas or Wood for Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

Paint the wood or your canvas a background color. This color will border your burlap when complete.

Stencil In the Reindeer

Use spray adhesive or spray mount on the back of your stencil and place on your burlap.
Begin to paint. Make sure you use the "pounce" method so paint doesn't get under your stencil.

Attach Burlap to Background

To mount to the wood, spray the back of the burlap with spray adhesive. Place on the wood and smooth out flat.

Attach Burlap to Background for Reindeer Wall Art

Attach Burlap to Background for Reindeer Wall Art

To mount to the wood, spray the back of the burlap with spray adhesive. Place on the wood and smooth out flat.

Add Buttons

Glue some buttons (you could also use brads) in the corners to make it look like they are holding down the burlap.

Add Buttons to Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

Add Buttons to Burlap Reindeer Wall Art

Glue some buttons (you could also use brads) in the corners to make it look like they are holding down the burlap.

Make More!

Use the same technique for any combination of designs and holiday sayings.

Stenciled Burlap Wall Art With Christmas Designs

Stenciled Burlap Wall Art With Christmas Designs

Use the same technique for any combination of designs and holiday sayings.

Keep Reading

Next Up

How to Make a Boxwood Christmas Wreath

Why settle for plastic evergreen wreaths or natural greens that will dry out in a few weeks? Make a preserved boxwood wreath that will keep its good looks throughout the holidays and beyond.

Easy-to-Make Burlap Wreath

Add texture and interest with a burlap fabric wreath. Perfect for everyday decor, the wreath can also easily be embellished for any holiday.

How to Make an Easy Macrame Plant Hanger

By using basic supplies from the hardware store, you can make this easy macrame hanger to display your favorite houseplant. This project can be adjusted to fit any planter, and since the rope is polyester, you can also hang this project outdoors.

How to Remove Wall-to-Wall Carpet

Rid your room of all traces of dated wall-to-wall carpet following these simple steps.

How to Install Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

The experts show how to install wall-to-wall carpeting.

How to Make a Wood Cutting Board

Woodworking projects can be intimidating, but this project is actually easier than you may think. With basic shop materials and dense hardwood, which is the best wood for cutting boards, you'll be able to create a chef-worthy chopping accessory that any foodie would love.

How to Install a Shower Tile Wall

Update your bathroom by installing tile in the shower.

How to Make a Rustic Bread Board

Antique bread boards are a popular collectible but they're often expensive. With basic woodworking skills, you can turn a piece of old or reclaimed wood into a great handmade gift for your favorite foodie or hostess.
More from:

Handmade Holidays

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.