A Date to Remember Mixed Media Frame

A Date to Remember Mixed Media Frame

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 4th 2016

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


    • 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



    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.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. 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.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Spray Violet (Shimmer) Mister onto the frame randomly. Let dry. Once dry, spray White (Shimmer) onto the frame randomly.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use E6000 Glue to adhere dimensional flowers to the corners. Adhere a decorative pearl to the each flower center.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. 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.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. 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.
    12. Instruction #6