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A Date to Remember Mixed Media Frame

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A Date to Remember Mixed Media Frame
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A Date to Remember Mixed Media Frame

designed by Tiare Smith

Remember an anniversary day with a mixed media frame using DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics.

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Americana® Stencils

  • Victorian Baroque Border (6" x 18") (AS100)

Andy Skinner Stencils

  • Have Your Say (6" x 6") (ANDY53)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Carbon Black (DMFA05)
  • Payne's Grey (DMFA20)

DecoArt Media® Misters

  • Violet (Shimmer) (DMM10)
  • White (Shimmer) (DMM12)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • White Gesso (DMM18)
  • White Modeling Paste (DMM21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 1" flat brush
  • 1/4" flat brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • cardstock
  • pearl beads (optional)
  • wooden frame
  • 3D flowers
  • E6000 Glue


NOTES: Let dry completely between painting steps. Let White Modeling Paste dry completely before adding mists and stencils.

  1. Mix a drop of Payne's Grey with White Gesso. Use a 1" flat brush to paint the frame. (Use a 1/4" flat brush to paint the frame sides.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Mix a drop of Payne's Grey with White Modeling Paste. Use a paper towel to pick up tinted paste and dab onto the frame to create texture.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Spray Violet (Shimmer) Mister onto the frame randomly. Let dry. Once dry, spray White (Shimmer) onto the frame randomly.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use E6000 Glue to adhere dimensional flowers to the corners. Adhere a decorative pearl to the each flower center.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Position the Americana Victorian Baroque Border Stencil. Use a cosmetic sponge to stencil on Carbon Black. Lightly sponge the edges of the frame in the same color.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Cut a square piece of cardstock to fit inside window frame. Use the Andy Skinner Have Your Stay Stencil to stencil on the date in Carbon Black using a cosmetic sponge. Add the same flourish in corner as used on the frame.
    Step 5 Example