winding down, and that means May will be here before you know it. During the
month of May the most popular occasion to craft for is Mother’s Day. Frames are
a great gift to give any Mom. It is a keepsake for your photo keepsakes. Debbie
Saenz created this Mother’s Day frame. It was made with FolkArt and Mod Podge.
See below for all the supplies and instructions you will need.
FolkArt ® Acrylic
Colors - Bayberry, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic
Colors - Nutmeg, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Matte, 32
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, and a Hot glue gun
Sand frame and tag
smooth, wipe clean.
Paint inside and out
side edges of frame with Nutmeg, Paint edges of tag with Nutmeg. Allow to dry.
Load a flat brush
with Bayberry and brush onto a paper towel until almost dry. Lightly stroke
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.
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.
Use sandpaper to sand
away any extra paper until edges are smooth. (Sand in one direction - towards
Dab cosmetic wedge or
cotton ball in brown distress ink then use to distress edges of frame and tag
as shown. Allow to dry.
Seal front and
painted edges of frame and tag with Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
Remove and discard
plastic center from flower; glue flower back together with hot glue then glue
button to center.
Tie ribbon into a bow
and use hot glue to attach ribbon, flower and tag to frame.