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Upcycled Glittered Frame Trio

DecoArt® Holographic Illusions™

Upcycled Glittered Frame Trio
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Upcycled Glittered Frame Trio

designed by Crimson Duvall

Add color and sparkle to wooden frames with DecoArt® Holographic Illusions™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bahama Blue (DA255)
  • Berry Red (DAO19)
  • Cactus Flower (DA384)
  • Georgia Clay (DAO17)
  • Lavender (DAO34)
  • Matcha Green (DA386)
  • Primary Yellow (DA201)
  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Texture Sand Paste (DMM23)

DecoArt® Holographic Illusions™

  • Bewitching Red (DHG03)
  • Crystal Ball (DHG01)
  • Dazzling Teal (DHG07)
  • Divine Purple (DHG10)
  • Fairy Pink (DHG02)

Other supplies

  • fan brush
  • hemp cord (any color of preference)
  • palette knife
  • mini clothespins (6-12; optional)
  • medium flat brush
  • watercolor paper (optional)
  • laser cut wooden frames (3) (Michaels)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Gather the materials.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Mix Berry Red and Texture Sand Paste 1:1 with a palette knife.
    Step 1 Example
  3. With a medium flat brush, paint one of the frames with the Berry Red/Sand Paste mix. Let dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Mix Lavender and Texture Sand Paste 1:1 with a palette knife.
    Step 3 Example
  5. With a medium flat brush, paint one of the frames with the Lavender/Sand Paste mix. Let dry.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Mix Cactus Flower and Texture Sand Paste 1:1 with a palette knife.
    Step 5 Example
  7. With a medium flat brush, paint one of the frames with the Cactus Flower/Sand Paste mix. Let dry.
    Step 6 Example
  8. For the Cactus Flower frame, paint on Fairy Pink with a fan brush. Let dry.
    Step 7 Example
  9. For the Lavender frame, paint on Divine Purple with a fan brush. Let dry.
    Step 8 Example
  10. For the Berry Red frame, paint on Bewitching Red with a fan brush. Allow to dry.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Optional: Disassemble mini clothespins and paint to match each frame using the corresponding Americana Acrylic paint. Allow to dry.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Measure out a length of hemp cord to cross each frame horizontally. (Allow at least two rows of cord for each frame.)
    Step 11 Example
  13. Flip over the frames and tape the hemp cord in place with masking tape.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Hot glue the hemp cord in place and allow to cool completely. Trim off the loose ends of the cord.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Reassemble mini clothespins and decide what to hang in the frames.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Optional: Use the provided patterns to create fun pictures to hang in the frames. Paint with listed Americana Acrylics and corresponding Holographic Illusions colors.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Pair the painted pictures with mementos, photos, or business cards.
    Step 16 Example
  18. Group together for maximum effect.
    Step 17 Example