How to hang a Canvas Painting Like a Tapestry

Here is a unique and simple way to get the effect of a tapestry without the expense. I bought my canvas and metal curtain tiebacks at Garden Ridge. You can find the dowels and hardware at any local hardware or craft store. To top it off, I placed a wrought iron hanging above it. I love the effect of how the canvas hangs from the dowel, so unique.
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Supplies:
light weight picture canvas (my canvas is 40 x 30 inches)
set of metal curtain tiebacks
dowel (as long as the canvas)
wooden or metal finials (I used wooden finials)
hook and eye
screws

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drill a pilot hole in both the dowel and canvas to screw in the metal hooks and eyes, and the finials on each end of the dowel
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mount the metal tiebacks on the wall to hang the dowel, place dowel on tiebacks and hook canvas to dowel as shown
fringe
for extra decor I added a pair fringe curtain tiebacks on each end of the dowel
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place a decorative wrought iron hanging of your choice above it (optional)

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  1. says

    What a great idea and it looks beautiful! Thanks for stopping by my blog tonight, I’m your newest follower via G+ and bloglovin and would love for you to do the same. Have a wonderful week.
    Audrey
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