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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Bubble Frame




I saw the most darling frame at Kohl's one day while I was shopping, but it was a Christmas frame that said "tis the Season" made using the clear glass rocks.  I thought that would be the perfect birthday gift for my sister in law, if I changed it up a bit.

So I picked up an unfinished 5x7 frame at Michael's, with a coupon of course, they are regularly $4.99.


Then I painted the edges black.


I knew I wanted to add some texture, so I added scrapbook paper with Mod Podge.


I sanded the edges to remove the excess paper and to distress it a bit.


Then for the wording, I printed off the word "family" on my printer and then placed a clear rock on each letter with a little Mod Podge.


Once it's dry, cut around each letter then attach to your frame with a little more Mod Podge.

 
 

At this point it looked pretty cute, but I wanted to add a little something more. I found this punch at Michael's on clearance and wanted to try it out.


So I cut some polka dot paper and added it to the top and bottom of the frame as well. I just used some glue to attach it.


I plan on making several more of these for birthday gifts next year.  You could easily change up the saying and colors.  These would make fun Christmas gifts too.

1 comment:

  1. YaY!!! I made the blog..famous sister in law :)
    The picture frame is AWESOME!!

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