I had two open spaces for 5x7 somethings and some space at the top that could be used to help balance things a bit better. So I headed to my favorite craft store with that in mind.
I came home with some of these in two different sizes:
and these (and more paint colors):
And then I got to work. I started out by painting the canvases all one color. Then I broke out the stencils.
I wanted a mix of words and images, so I added some shapes, too.
What says fall more than leaves? I added a bunch in different colors.
The three square canvases turned out pretty well, if I do say so myself.
I also had those 5 x 7 canvases. After painting and gluing the letters, they ended up looking like this: