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"Joy" Frame Gift Tag

Americana® Acrylics

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"Joy" Frame Gift Tag

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Add this "joyful" tag to a BYOB of wine or other spirits as a one-of-a-kind hostess gift.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Calypso Blue (DA234)
  • Deep Midnight Blue (DA166)
  • Neutral Grey (DAO95)
  • Oyster Beige (DA313)
  • Santa Red (DA170)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • stylus or pencil
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • #12 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • ribbon to match
  • #1 round brush
  • wooden frame (AC Moore)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Remove the backing from the frame.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a #12 flat brush to basecoat the backing Neutral Grey. Rinse brush. Use the same brush to basecoat the frame Santa Red. Rinse brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a pencil or stylus and the tracing and transfer papers to transfer "JOY"with the snowflake pattern onto the center of the backing piece.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #1 liner brush and Calypso Blue to paint the snowflake. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a #1 round brush and Deep Midnight Blue to paint the letters that spell "JOY". Rinse brush.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a pencil or stylus with the tracing and transfer papers to transfer the chevron pattern onto the frame.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a #1 liner brush and load separately with Calypso Blue, Oyster Beige, and Deep Midnight Blue to paint alternating chevron stripes. Rinse brush between colors and at the end.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Once all is dry, place the backing back into the frame. Measure ribbon of your choice and cut to fit the tag.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a hot glue gun to attach the ribbon to the back of frame tag and let dry completely.
    Step 8 Example
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