Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

teal bird distressed photo frame

Step 1
Lightly sand the frame. Wipe off all the dust. 
Step 2
Using a soft cloth (or foam brush), carefully stain the outer edge and the inner frame opening using the wood stain. Let dry. 
Step 3
Paint the front of the frame using the white chalky paint. Let dry. Paint 1-2 more coats, letting the paint dry between coats. 
Step 4
Once the paint is completely dry, sand over the paint with a fine grit sandpaper to distress the frame. This will remove some of the paint and show portions of the wood beneath. If more distressing is desired, use the medium grit sandpaper. Wipe off all the dust when finished distressing.
 
TIP: If you want to enhance some of the distressed areas, apply a very small amount of stain to these areas. Let dry. 
Step 5
Paint the wood bird cutout using Deep Teal chalky paint. Let dry and distress with sandpaper to desired finish. Glue the bird to the frame. 
Step 6
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    Item # 10315008 
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    Item # 10279877 
    $13.99
    • Color: Early American
    • Color: Early American
    • Color: Early American
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    Item # 10428397 
    $1.99
    • Color: White
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 2 oz
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    Item # 10428388 
    $1.99
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    • Color: Deep Teal
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: Deep Teal
    • Size: 2 oz
    • Color: Deep Teal
    • Size: 2 oz
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  • Foam Brush (or Soft Cloth)
  • Paper Plate (or Palette Paper)
  • Paintbrush
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