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Glittered Circus Poster Frames

Galaxy Glitter™

Glittered Circus Poster Frames
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Glittered Circus Poster Frames

designed by Jessica Alea

Decorate a party or child's room in a circus theme with these glittered frames using Galaxy Glitterâ„¢.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Antique Gold (DAO9) — optional
  • Santa Red (DA170)

Americana® Gel Stains

  • Oak (DS30)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Red Nebula (DGG04)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • wooden frame (1-3; shapes and size of choice)
  • photos (of circus animals or vintage circus postcards)
  • paintbrushes (including fan brush)
  • dry rag


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Lightly sand the surface of the frames with sandpaper. Wipe sawdust off the frames.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Stain frames with Oak Gel Stain. (Working in small areas, paint on the Gel Stain and then wipe away with a rag.) Repeat if a darker color is desired.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint stripes on the centers and corners of the frame in Santa Red. Allow to dry. Optional: Paint the inside rim of the frame in Antique Gold. (See photo.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Once the paint is dry, apply Red Nebula to the Santa Red stripes with a fan brush. Re-apply for more coverage. Let dry. Add photos of circus animals or vintage circus postcards to the insides of the frames to complete the look.
    Step 3 Example