Crafter's Café Swirl Love Frame
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Crafter's Café Swirl Love Frame

Use Crafter’s Café Coordinating Embellishments to create this charming decor piece crafted from an unfinished wood frame.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Crafter’s Café Coordinating Embellishments – Swirl (9)
  • Unfinished Wood Frame
  • Scrapbook Paper – Green Floral Print, Soft Floral Print and Pink Floral Print
  • Cardstock – White
  • Chipboard Letters – L,O,V,E
  • Craft Punch (or Die Cutouts) – Butterflies
  • Scissors – Scallop-edge
  • Paper Adhesive of Choice
  • Craft Glue – White
  • Dye Ink Pad – Brown
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Toothpick

Project Instructions

Step 1 Lay frame on soft color paper. Trace. Cut out along inside and outside edges. Adhere to front of frame.

Step 2 Lay frame on pink print paper. Trace around short side. Cut out 1½" wide. Using scallop scissors, trim one long side. Adhere to right side of frame.

Step 3 Cut out strips of green paper as wide as outside of frame. Adhere strips to cover outside edge.

Step 4 Rub ink pad around edges to give an aged look.

Step 5 Cut a 2"x7" piece of pink paper. Adhere across back of photo opening.

Step 6 Cover chipboard letters with white glue. Sprinkle glitter over wet glue. Shake off excess. Let dry. Adhere to center of pink paper strip.

Step 7 Glue two 15" lengths of ribbon to back corners of frame. Tie in bow to use as hanger. Wrap pink ribbon around right side of frame, over scalloped pink paper. Glue on back.

Step 8 Lay frame on cardstock. Trace around outside edge. Cut out. Adhere to back of frame.

Step 9 Glue ribbon bows to upper corners of photo cutout. Glue small flat pearls to centers.

Step 10 Adhere butterflies as desired.


• Refer to photo for embellishing ideas. • Dip toothpick into glue. Apply to back of pearl. Set in place. Let dry.