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Snowflake Frame

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Transform plain frames with glitter paint, punched paper circles and Podgeable shapes.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$19.99

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Tourquoise, 2 oz.
Item #2790
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 - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
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 ® Hard Coat, 8 oz.
Item #CS11245
The Mod Podge ® formula for projects that need that added durable finish. Dries hard and 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.

$7.99

Other Supplies
FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint - Calypso Sky 2 oz
Mod Podge Holiday Papers or holiday themed scrapbook papers
Mod Podge Podgeable Snowflake or other snowflake shape embellishment
Wood frame
Foam Paintbrush
Circle punch
Hot glue
Ribbon
Snowflake rhinestones

Instructions

1. Paint the frame with the Calypso Sky paint.  Use two coats for full coverage.  Once dry, apply three coats of Turquoise Extreme Glitter to the frame.

2. Use a circle punch to make circle shaped snowflakes from holiday themed paper.  Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the circles and position on the frame.  Smooth any brush strokes with your finger.  Wait 15 min. and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

3. Create the Podgeable shape design by placing the shape on holiday themed papers, trace around the shape and cut out the design. (For this design we used two shapes)  Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the Podgeable shape and to the top of the paper, sandwich the two together, press with your fingers and allow to dry.  Once dry, trim any excess paper from the edges.

4. Hot glue ribbon to the frame in a criss-cross pattern.  Hot glue the two Podgeable shapes together and glue in the corner of the frame.  Hot glue snowflake gems to the centers of the snowflakes and to the Podgeable shape.

PROJECT TIP: Add extra personalization by hand painting a family name and date.

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