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Christmas Joy Frame

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Neon Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2766
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hot Pink, 2 oz.
Item #634
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 16 oz.
Item #CS11202
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$9.99

Other Supplies
Wooden picture frame
2 pieces coordinating Christmas scrapbook paper in pinks and greens
Chipboard letters to spell "CHRISTMAS JOY"
Cereal box or other thin cardboard
Pink ribbon – 10"
7 green rhinestones
White craft glue
Sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Use sandpaper to sand frame smooth.
  2. Use provided template and cereal box or other thin cardboard to create a decorative “frame” for frame opening. 
  3. Paint outer and inner edges of frame, chipboard letters, and decorative “frame” cutout with Hot Pink. Allow to dry.
  4. Cut paper slightly smaller than frame to allow a pink border to show around all edges. Refer to photo for placement. Adhere with Mod Podge and apply a second coat of Mod Podge to seal.
  5. Use craft glue to attach ribbon, wrapping edges around back of frame as shown
  6. Give chipboard letters and decorative “frame” 3 coats of Neon Pink Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry between coats.
  7. Use craft glue to attach chipboard letters, decorative “frame” and rhinestones as shown.
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