I love altering items and making them work for what I need. It's a great way to use product, use up items around the house or just a great way to make a gift for others. Take for instance this black frame. If you read my prior blog post you saw what I did to another frame...this is the same technique. I took a standard frame and painted it white. Once the paint was dry I was able to sand away areas so that the black peaked thru.
Now the fun part begins! Using some of the awesome paper from the Tallyscrapper December kit, I cut out strips so that I could start layering them on the frame. Cut the corners so that the two strips will fit nicely together. Once these are cut I pulled out my wonderful Mod Podge and started adhering the strips down. While it is still wet, take some hemp rope and fill in areas around the paper.
I made some felt flowers and hot glued them to a glitter snowflake that I found at Target. Originally I put pins on the back so that you could wear these on your favorite jacket, etc...but as I was working on this frame...well the frame spoke to me and really loved the flowers sooooooo that is where they ended up :)
I surprised my wonderful friend Emily with this altered frame. She LOVES Christmas and you should really see her house decorated...it ROCKS I tell you. I envy her decorating talent. So this little edition will hang up at least a little bit in the year with all her wonderful holiday decorations. That makes me happy.
Don't forget to pick up a kit at the Tally Store. I am seriously telling you...you will not be dissapointed!