Carte Postale Frame
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Carte Postale Frame

Create a well-traveled picture frame that can show off your favorite postcard or vacation photo. Designed by Debi Hammons, courtesy of Stampendous™.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Boss Gloss Clear Embossing Ink, small

Boss Gloss Clear Embossing Ink

 Carte Postale Woodblock Stamp, small

Carte Postale Woodblock Stamp

 

Material List

  • Wood Frame
  • Stampendous Wood Stamp – Carte Postale
  • Cardstock – Brown
  • Recollections™ Detail Embossing Powder – Clear and Copper
  • Boss Gloss Embossing Ink
  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint – Cream
  • Tsukineko® StazOn® – Timber Brown
  • American Crafts™ Ribbon – Assorted
  • Craft Punch, 1" – Circle
  • Scissors
  • Foam Brush
  • Glue Dots®
  • Staple Gun (or Stapler)
 

Project Instructions

Paint frame with cream acrylic paint and let dry.

Stamp Carte Postale several times with Timber Brown StazOn® ink, covering frame.

Tie ribbons in knots around left side of frame. Trim edges.

Punch a 1" circle from brown cardstock and cover with Boss Gloss ink. Pour Clear embossing powder to cover circle, tap off excess then heat to set. Repeat process once with Clear, once with Copper, then again with Clear. As you heat the layers you will see the embossing powder flowing and mixing.

While embossing powder is molten, put Boss Gloss on the cancellation mark of the Carte Postale stamp and press into the hot embossing powder.

Glue circle to frame using a Glue Dots®.

Add picture.

Staple ribbon to the back at the top on each side to make a cute hanger.