Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Not Just An Old Frame

Well good morning!! I have already been up for an hour and a half and I hate to tell you what time it is right now. You would think I am crazy for being up at this hour but when my little princess, who is only 12 weeks old, decides to be up at 3 a.m. that means that I am up keeping her company. :) Therefore I am getting a really early start to my post today.
I found this really old, oval frame from a rummage sale. It looks like it has been repaired in a few places along the way, but none the less I fell in love with it. Maybe all the bumps, nicks, and repair marks are the reasons why i fell in love with it. I simply love the character in old pieces. Anyhow I took this frame and spray painted it a soft, simple cream color. I then took some stain and rubbed it all over to give it an antique look. I found some old fabric in my basement, I think that it is a linen, which made it easier when I was stretching it along the back side of the frame. To attach the fabric I just used a hot glue gun. I used a hot glue gun instead of stapling the fabric to the back because the frame was too fragile, I didn't want to take the chance.  I then took some letter stencils and some brown acrylic paint to write, "welcome to our home". I loved how it turned out and I am excited to have found a new used for an old frame without glass. Happy Wednesday!!  ~Jessica

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    1. Thank you!! It was fun transform. Thanks for stopping by.

  2. This is absolutely amazing!!

    You shared this link on the BlogLovin' Hop (Blog Hop not Linky Party). Do you have an account with Bloglovin' so that I can update your link to Bloglovin'?

    You are more than welcome to share you creations at From Dream To Reality:

    Thanks so much! :)

  3. This turned out great.I love oval frames.

  4. I love the idea of this sign! Great job!

  5. This is a really great project! I would love it if you would come link this up at my Pinworthy Projects Link Party.

  6. Lovely frame and I really like the cream color...nice project! Thanks for sharing at the Rock N Share.