Cuppa Mocha Jo Canvas
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Cuppa Mocha Jo Canvas

You don’t have to be a coffee drinker to love this painted canvas with it’s cute and clever message!
Designed by Donna Bush, DecoArt Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylics: Snow (Titanium) White, Dark Chocolate, Peony Pink, Bahama Blue, Cocoa
  • DecoArt® Americana® Paintable Texture, Crackle
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles® Writer, Crystal
  • Americana® Matte Spray Sealer
  • Canvas, 8-inch x 10-inch
  • Deep Pink Polka-Dot Ribbon, 24-inch pieces (2)
  • Pink Rhinestones (5)
  • Cardstock
  • Painter’s Tape (optional)
  • Craft Knife
  • Palette Knife or Craft Stick
  • Staple Gun & Staples
  • Tracing & Transfer Paper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Clean Pencil Eraser
  • Paintbrushes: #12 Flat, #0 Liner, Sponge Brush
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Use sponge brush and Bahama Blue to base coat canvas, let dry.

Step: 2

Use ruler and pencil to measure and mark off a ½-inch border on canvas bottom.

Step: 3

Use #12 flat brush and Cocoa to paint border, let dry.

Step: 4

Use pencil eraser and Dark Chocolate to stamp dots on border.

Step: 5

Trace and transfer lettering on canvas and cup pattern on cardstock.

Step: 6

Use craft knife to cut out mug pattern.

Step: 7

Use liner brush and Dark Chocolate to paint lettering.

Step: 8

Mix Texture Crackle and Peony Pink 10:1 on palette.

Step: 9

Position mug “stencil” on canvas. Hold with fingers or secure with painter’s tape. Use palette knife or craft stick to apply Texture Crackle mix inside stencil opening. Carefully lift stencil.

Step: 10

Use liner brush and Peony Pink to paint “JO” on mug and stripe base.

Step: 11

Use liner brush and Dark Chocolate to paint handle and line on mug base. Use brush handle and Snow White to dot “JO”.

Step: 12

Apply Crystal Craft Twinkles Writer above mug top.

Step: 13

Mist canvas with matte spray sealer. Allow to dry between coats.

Step: 14

Position and press rhinestones across mug base. Position ribbon strips on canvas back and secure with staples. Tie ends in bow.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.