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Easy DIY Frame Idea

Add a fun, personalized touch to a photo frame with cool Apple Barrel colors.
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Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Frame, Large
Item #12880
Plaid Wood Surfaces are ready to paint, stain, decoupage, woodburn or embellish. Create a groovy project or show your allegiance with this high quality, smooth finish wooden shape.

$5.49

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz.
Item #20503
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Tropic Orange, 2 oz.
Item #21341
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Key West, 2 oz.
Item #21481
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Angle Brush Set, 5 pc.
Item #44277
This set has all of your angles covered! Five different sizes ensures that you can paint as large or as detailed as you want.

$5.99

Other Supplies
Sunflower mixed bouquet
5" Wood letter
Painters Tape
Cotton twine
Piece of burlap larger than frame opening
Sandpaper
Petroleum jelly
Hot glue
Scissors

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the frame with White. Tape off diagonal stipes and paint with Key West.
  2. Basecoat the letter with White. Lightly rubbed petroleum jelly on the edges. Paint the letter with Tropic Orange.
  3. When the letter is dry, lightly sand the edges to create a distressed look.
  4. Cut a piece of twine and hot glue one end to the back. Wrap the twine around the letter three times as shown. Add a little hot glue to the back to keep the twine in place. Repeat the same step for the other end of the letter. Center the letter in the frame and hot glue the twine to the back of the frame.
  5. Cut the flowers at the base and hot glue in the corners as shown.
  6. Glue or tape the piece of burlap to the back of the frame.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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