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Mother’s Day Frame with a Special Message

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 ® Acrylic Colors - Bayberry, 2 oz.
Item #922
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 - Nutmeg, 2 oz.
Item #944
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 ® Matte, 32 oz.
Item #CS11303
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.

$18.99

Other Supplies
Unfinished wood picture frame
Large wood tag
1 piece 12” x 12” scrapbook paper (green with several large flowers)
Pink ribbon
Pink silk flower
Pearl button
Ink jet printer (optional)
Brown distress ink
Cosmetic wedge or cotton ball
Sandpaper
Hot glue gun

Instructions

  1. Sand frame and tag smooth, wipe clean.
  2. Paint inside and out side edges of frame with Nutmeg, Paint edges of tag with Nutmeg. Allow to dry.
  3. Load a flat brush with Bayberry and brush onto a paper towel until almost dry. Lightly stroke over Nutmeg.
  4. Use the frame as a template and cut out a piece of scrapbook paper to cover frame. Carefully cut out center and save for tag.
  5. Type up then print “Mom you make the world more beautiful” or other special message onto scrapbook paper. 6. Glue papers to frame and tag using Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  6. Use sandpaper to sand away any extra paper until edges are smooth. (Sand in one direction - towards the back)
  7. Dab cosmetic wedge or cotton ball in brown distress ink then use to distress edges of frame and tag as shown. Allow to dry.
  8. Seal front and painted edges of frame and tag with Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  9. Remove and discard plastic center from flower; glue flower back together with hot glue then glue button to center.
  10. Tie ribbon into a bow and use hot glue to attach ribbon, flower and tag to frame.
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