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Monday, February 2, 2015


Valentine’s Day is only a week away. Here’s a quick craft (originally featured four years ago) to dress up a special photo for your sweetie. If your sweetie is more the beer and pretzels sort, make this for yourself or your mom or your favorite aunt. If you don't celebrate Valentine's Day, this would make a wonderful bridal shower or anniversary gift.  

unfinished wooden photo frame (available at craft stores); white primer spray paint; assorted lace trims, ribbon, buttons, beads, and other accessories; fabric glue and jewelry glue

1. Spray frame with light coat of primer. Leaving some of the wood grain showing through the paint will add to the antique look.

2. Position the lace trims and ribbons on the frame to form an appealing collage effect. Glue in place with the fabric glue.

3. Place the buttons, beads, and other 
accessories around and on top of the lace and ribbons. Glue in place with the jewelry glue.

4. Insert that special photo and wrap your gift.


Angela Adams said...

What a lovely frame! Great not only for a wedding picture, but new baby, too!


Thanks, Angela!