Aleene's® Love My Music Frame
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Aleene's® Love My Music Frame

Celebrate your little one's love of music with this cute customized craft foam frame!
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Aleene's® Magnetic Tacky Dots
  • Aleene's® Clear Gel Tacky Glue
  • Aleene's® Tacky Dot Singles™ -- Large
  • Aleene's® Tacky Dot Singles™ -- Small
  • Wood Gift Box, Small
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Acrylic Paint – Colors of Choice
  • Paintbrush
  • Wax Paper
  • Pencil (with Round Eraser)
  • Cosmetic Sponges
  • Wet Wipe
  • Bird Pattern of Choice
  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread (or Permanent Marking Pen, Fine-tip) – Black
  • Craft Foil
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 A pre-cut cardboard frame makes a great base for this frame project.

Step 2 Trace your music themed icons onto craft foam with pencil.

 

Step 3 Cut along pattern lines with scissors.

Step 4 With pencil, lightly draw guide lines approximately 3/8" apart on front of frame. You will be using these as gluing guides. Glue shapes onto frame.

Step 5 It's easy to cut the craft foam strips on a paper trimmer or use scissors to cut straight lines in width of your choice.

Step 6 Determine spacing and cut the strips to fit around the music notes and treble clef. Glue in place on frame. Add alphabet lettering to create wording of your choice. Let glue dry.

Step 7 To create the painted look of frame, paint entire surface black. Let dry. Use dry-brush technique to paint over strips, lettering, notes and treble clef. Let paint dry. For wire hanger, punch two holes along top edge, insert curled wire into one hole and twist to hold in place. Add beads on wire and insert end of wire into second hole. Twist to hold in place.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Heidi Borchers courtesy of cool2craft.