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These carrot reverse canvas ideas are super cute and incredibly easy to make – PLUS they won’t break the bank. I have two tutorials waiting for you!

Spring Carrot Reverse Canvas

Crafting with a reverse canvas has made some pretty unique decor pieces and these are no different.

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KEEP READING TO SEE HOW EASY IT IS TO MAKE YOUR OWN CARROT REVERSE CANVAS.

I became obsessed with reverse canvas crafts after making my first Christmas-themed reverse canvas.

Since then, I’ve been able to create more for each season and I am just excited about these spring-themed ones as any before. Not to mention, the majority of the supplies come from Dollar Tree making it a design on a dime. Follow the easy tutorials below to make not one, but two, carrot reverse canvas crafts.

UPDATE: More spring reverse canvas inspiration! Make this faux window with botanical prints (FREE printable is included).

Crafting with Dollar Store Twine Carrots

I’m no stranger to crafting with these foam and twine carrots. Here are a few other crafts I’ve made with them:

HOW TO MAKE A CARROT PATCH REVERSE CANVAS

SUPPLIES NEEDED

  • canvas – (1) 8×10 size
  • 2 packs of twine-wrapped carrots (Dollar Tree, they come in a 4-pack)
  • razor blade – I like this fingertip blade for projects like this
  • scissors
    supplies to make carrot patch reverse canvas
  • wood stain (Americana Gel Stain in Oak)
  • flat paint brushes
  • hot glue gun and hot glue

TUTORIAL: HOW TO MAKE CARROT PATCH REVERSE CANVAS

Follow this quick video, or read the step-by-step directions below.

  1. Use a razor blade to remove the canvas fabric from the wooden frame. Carefully work around the staples. If you want a smooth back to the project, remove the staples as well. This can be a bit tricky, so it’s really a matter of personal preference. For this project, I left the staples in.
    cut the canvas away from the wood frame
  2. Stain the wooden frames and letters. Brush on an even coat of gel stain. Wipe away excess stain with a paper towel. Set aside to dry.
  3. Trim the canvas pieces down to size. Make sure that the canvas is cut just a bit smaller than the outside edge of the wooden frame.
  4. Using black heat transfer vinyl and any script you like, cut out the words “Carrot Patch,” center it onto the canvas and apply a heat press according to the instructions. Peel away acrylic backing.
  5. Reassemble the wood frame onto the canvas by applying hot glue to the back of the wood. Work quickly and be sure to get a fair amount in each corner and the center of each frame side. Set the canvas in place on the frame back and press to secure. Trim away any excess canvas that hangs over the edges.
  6. To assemble the carrot patch: grab the 2 packs of carrots and cut them down to different sizes (they are foam inside and easy to cut using craft scissors).
    cut carrots at varying heights
  7. Hot glue the carrots to the canvas in any order of preference.
  8. To cover the exposed foam: use the twine from the cut bottom pieces and make little wrapped discs. Apply them to the exposed foam using hot glue.
    twist twine into a spiral

OPTIONAL: To give your carrot patch a “fresh from the ground” look, add raffia (straw-like material) and hot glue pieces between the carrots.

Carrot Patch reverse canvas

How cute did this turn out?! It’s the perfect size for hanging on the wall or even using for a small door hanger.

Carrot Patch reverse canvas

Carrot Patch Reverse Canvas

Yield: 1 reverse canvas

Easily create a carrot patch reverse canvas to add to your spring decor!

Materials

  • canvas – (1) 8×10 size
  • 2 packs of twine-wrapped carrots (Dollar Tree, they come in a 4-pack)
  • razor blade – I like this fingertip blade for projects like this
  • scissors
  • wood stain (Americana Gel Stain in Oak)
  • flat paint brushes
  • hot glue gun and hot glue

Instructions

  1. Use a razor blade to remove the canvas fabric from the wooden frame. Carefully work around the staples. If you want a smooth back to the project, remove the staples as well. This can be a bit tricky, so it’s really a matter of personal preference. For this project, I left the staples in.
  2. Stain the wooden frames and letters. Brush on an even coat of gel stain. Wipe away excess stain with a paper towel. Set aside to dry.
  3. Trim the canvas pieces down to size. Make sure that the canvas is cut just a bit smaller than the outside edge of the wooden frame.
  4. Using black heat transfer vinyl and any script you like, cut out the words "Carrot Patch," center it onto the canvas and apply a heat press according to the instructions. Peel away acrylic backing.
  5. Reassemble the wood border onto the canvas by applying hot glue to the back of the wooden frame. Work quickly and be sure to get a fair amount in each corner and the center of each frame side. Set the canvas in place on the frame back and press to secure. Trim away any excess canvas that hangs over the edges.
  6. To assemble the carrot patch: grab the 2 packs of carrots and cut them down to different sizes (they are foam inside and easy to cut using craft scissors).
  7. Hot glue the carrots to the canvas in any order of preference.
  8. To cover the exposed foam: use the twine from the cut bottom pieces and make little wrapped discs. Apply them to the exposed foam using hot glue.


OPTIONAL: To give your carrot patch a "ground" look, add raffia (straw-like material) and hot glue pieces between the carrots.

HOW TO MAKE A FAUX SHIPLAP CARROT BUNCH REVERSE CANVAS

SUPPLIES NEEDED

  • canvas – (1) 8×10 size
  • 3 twine-wrapped carrots (Dollar Tree, they come in a 4-pack)
  • razor blade – I like this fingertip blade for projects like this
  • scissors (heavy duty craft shears)
  • chalk paint (Waverly chalk paint in white) and wood stain (Americana Gel Stain in Oak)
    supplies to make shiplap spring carrot reverse canvas
  • flat paint brushes
  • hot glue gun and hot glue
  • large craft sticks
  • Buffalo check ribbon

HOW TO MAKE A FAUX SHIPLAP CARROT BUNCH REVERSE CANVAS

Follow this quick video, or read the step-by-step directions below.

  1. Use a razor blade to remove the canvas fabric from the wooden frame. Carefully work around the staples. If you want a smooth back to the project, remove the staples as well. This can be a bit tricky, so it’s really a matter of personal preference. For this project, I left the staples in.
    cut the canvas away from the wood frame
  2. Stain the wooden frames and letters. Brush on an even coat of gel stain. Wipe away excess stain with a paper towel. Set aside to dry.
  3. Trim the canvas pieces down to size. Make sure that the canvas is cut just a bit smaller than the outside edge of the wooden frame.
  4. Reassemble the wood border onto the canvas by applying hot glue to the back of the wooden frame. Work quickly and be sure to get a fair amount in each corner and the center of each frame side. Set the canvas in place on the frame back and press to secure. Trim away any excess canvas that hangs over the edges.
  5. To create the faux shiplap background: using your craft shears, cut off the rounded ends of the craft sticks and begin laying them in a plank/shiplap-type pattern. It does not have to equal or identical. Do not hot glue them to the canvas yet.
  6. Remove them from the canvas in the order that you laid them and place them onto a paint-safe surface. (I used an open manilla folder). Paint the sticks using white chalk paint (or any type of white paint of your choice).
  7. Once the craft sticks are dry, hot glue them to the reverse canvas.
    hot glue cut wood craft sticks to canvas
  8. Take 3 carrots and position them centered onto the shiplap background and hot glue them into place.
  9. Make a simple bow with the check ribbon and hot glue it to the top of the center carrot.
3 carrots shiplap canvas

I love how this turned out. The shiplap really added a farmhouse theme, which is a theme I love having in my home.

3 carrots shiplap canvas

Faux Shiplap Carrot Bunch Reverse Canvas

Yield: 1 reverse canvas

Create a faux shiplap carrot bunch reverse canvas in just a few easy steps!

Materials

  • canvas – (1) 8×10 size
  • 3 twine-wrapped carrots (Dollar Tree, they come in a 4-pack)
  • razor blade – I like this fingertip blade for projects like this
  • scissors (heavy duty craft shears)
  • chalk paint (Waverly chalk paint in white) and wood stain (Americana Gel Stain in Oak)
  • flat paint brushes
  • hot glue gun and hot glue
  • large craft sticks
  • Buffalo check ribbon

Instructions

  1. Use a razor blade to remove the canvas fabric from the wooden frame. Carefully work around the staples. If you want a smooth back to the project, remove the staples as well. This can be a bit tricky, so it’s really a matter of personal preference. For this project, I left the staples in.
  2. Stain the wooden frames and letters. Brush on an even coat of gel stain. Wipe away excess stain with a paper towel. Set aside to dry.
  3. Trim the canvas pieces down to size. Make sure that the canvas is cut just a bit smaller than the outside edge of the wooden frame.
  4. Reassemble the wood border onto the canvas by applying hot glue to the back of the wooden frame. Work quickly and be sure to get a fair amount in each corner and the center of each frame side. Set the canvas in place on the frame back and press to secure. Trim away any excess canvas that hangs over the edges.
  5. To create the faux shiplap background: using your craft shears, cut off the rounded ends of the craft sticks and begin laying them in a plank/shiplap-type pattern. It does not have to equal or identical. Do not hot glue them to the canvas yet.
  6. Remove them from the canvas in the order that you laid them and place them onto a paint-safe surface. (I used an open manilla folder). Paint the sticks using white chalk paint (or any type of white paint of your choice).
  7. Once the craft sticks are dry, hot glue them to the reverse canvas.
  8. Take 3 carrots and position them centered onto the shiplap background and hot glue them into place.
  9. Make a simple bow with the check ribbon and hot glue it to the top of the center carrot.

DON’T FORGET TO PIN THESE REVERSE CARROT CANVAS IDEAS FOR LATER:

spring carrot DIY wall decor

Dollar Store Twine Carrot Crafts

Here are my favorite crafts made with Dollar Tree twine-wrapped foam carrots.

Reverse Canvas Projects

Here are all of the crafts and DIY decor projects that I've made using the "reverse canvas" technique.

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