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Halloween Eek Frame

By: Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
I am a 32-year-old transplant from Seattle living in Atlanta, Georgia. I was born from creative genes, so I'm carrying on the tradition. I have been knitting for 17 years, sewing for longer and decoupaging for just a few. I do all of these things on a daily basis, or at least as much as I can. Follow my crafting adventures on the ModPodgeRocks blog.
Cute treats for Halloween using Mod Podge.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

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

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Tangerine, 2 oz.
Item #627
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

FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 2 oz.
Item #694
Gives a weathered, time-worn finish to projects.

$2.09

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11201
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

$7.29

Other Supplies
Wood frame
Scrapbook paper – one sheet of Halloween themed
Embellishments – glitter spider
two black rhinestones
Sheet of vellum
Scissors
Ruler
Craft knife
Pencil
Paintbrush
Stencil tap

Instructions

Eek Frame
1. You will want to cut the scrapbook paper to fit the recessed portion on the front of the frame. To do this, make a tracing of the recessed area using the vellum and pencil.

2. Tape to the back of the scrapbook paper sheet using stencil tape and cut out with scissors.

3. Test the scrapbook paper to make sure that it fits into the recessed area. If it doesn’t, trim with the ruler and craft knife in the right areas until it fits. Set the paper aside.

4. Paint the outer and inner rim of the frame with Tangerine. Also paint the back of the Podgeable with the same color. Let everything dry.

5. Paint a medium layer of Crackle Medium onto the Tangerine areas of the frame. Let dry.

6. Paint Pure Black over the top of the Crackle Medium. Follow the instructions on the bottle; slip slap back and forth quickly and don’t brush over too many times. The crackling will start immediately. Let dry.

7. Paint the back of the frame with Pure Black and let dry.

8. Mod Podge the scrapbook paper into the recessed portion of the frame. Smooth thoroughly and let dry for 15 – 20 minutes.

9. Add two coats of Mod Podge over the entire frame, letting dry between coats.

10. Rub on the word “EEK” onto the front of the Podgeable shape. Add Dimensional Magic over the top and let dry.

11. Glue the spider and rhinestones to the front of the Podgeable shape, let dry.

12. Glue the shape into the frame and let dry 24 hours before using
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