How To: ‘Timeless Portrait’ Framed Art

Published by under 3D projects,Designer Series paper | Aug 14 2012

Today's share project is a decorated picture frame with an embellished insert panel.

Read on for a quick tutorial.


 

This project was the basis of a class I taught last month at Melbourne's Craft & Quilt Fair. My first foray into craft show classes!

 

 

How To:

1. Remove back of picture frame, and cut Designer Series Paper (DSP) to fit the size of your frame.

2. Embellish DSP as desired – we used Basic Jewel Rhinestones so it was very 'blingy' in real life. 

3. Stamp images from Pennant Parade (p37 Aus/NZ Idea Book & Catalogue), and punch with the Pennant Builder punch. Layer, and join pennant pieces with Bakers Twine.

4. Tie or adhere banner into position. Our frame had a gap of approx 2cm between the back and the glass, so we had plenty of room for raised embellishments and lots of Dimensionals. Remember to take into account how much space you have behind the glass before sticking everything down.

5. Adhere DSP panel to back of frame (to stop it sagging behind the glass) and reassemble frame.

6. Decorate outer frame with paper flowers, rosettes or punched shapes. We put tiny adhesive-backed rhinestones in the centre of our flowers – for added sparkle!


TIP: This project is a great way to use beautiful papers with large, bold images, such as those found in Timeless Portrait.

Remember that all the Designer Series Papers in the current catalogue are retiring at the end of the month, so this is your last chance to get them. 

 


 

Well, craft fair season is well and truly upon us here in Victoria.

A big hello to all the lovely crafters I met last month at the Craft & Quilt Fair in Melbourne, and in only TWO WEEKS we'll be at Paperific!

I'll be there on SATURDAY 1st of SEPT. Come and say hello!

 

Happy stamping,

 

 

 

 

 

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3 Responses to “How To: ‘Timeless Portrait’ Framed Art”

  1. Andrea - Enchantinkon 14 Aug 2012 at 10:42 pm

    What a fantastic project! So elegant & a sure winner! Hugs x x

  2. Simoneon 14 Aug 2012 at 11:14 pm

    Thanks Andrea! It was a fun one to make. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a message – always lovely to have you visit

  3. […] envelope is made from another lovely print in the Timeless Portrait DSP […]

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