Valentine Sweetheart Picture Frame
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Valentine Sweetheart Picture Frame


An old-fashioned romantic frame makes a lovely gift for a spouse or special couple.
Designed by Candice Davis, Plaid Creative Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint: White, Pure Bronze
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Satin
  • Wooden Frame
  • Scrabble® Game Tiles or Alphabet Tiles
  • Old Key
  • Decorative Paper (1 sheet each): Red Patterned, Floral (complimentary colors)
  • Pink Ribbon (1-yard)
  • Paintbrush
  • Clean Rag
  • Foam Plate
  • Container of Water
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Decorative-edged Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • Sandpaper
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Basecoat the frame with 2 coats of White. Let dry.


Step: 2

Sand the inside and outside of the frame with sandpaper. Brush away crumbs.


Step: 3

To antique the box, squeeze a small amount of Pure Bronze onto a foam plate. Dip a clean, damp rag into the paint and wipe gently across the frame. Let dry.


Step: 4

Trace the frame onto floral paper. Cut out the shape of the frame ½-inch to 1-inch smaller than the frame. Mod Podge the floral paper to the center of the frame. When dry, use a craft knife to cut out the heart center.


Step: 5

Use the decorative-edged scissors to cut ½-inch wide strips of red paper. Mod Podge strips in a square on the frame front. Let dry


Step: 6

Cut out flowers or other motif from floral paper; use Mod Podge to adhere to frame.


Step: 7

Glue letter tiles spelling “LOVE” to the frame.


Step: 8

Tie a ribbon bow around the key. Glue the key to the right side of the frame.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Embellish with any recycled items.