Elmer's Glue on Canvas, then paint the whole thing. I have totally done this, but with a hot glue gun. Elmer's Glue seems to be a better idea since hot glue leaves behind strings and is harder to work with.
I DIE FOR THIS QUOTE! Will be doing this if my next little one is a girl! This is quite a spectacular room.for a small space! Any cool quote would work. ("Nothing is Impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'-- Audrey Hepburn)