Cowgirl Lucky Horsehoe Frame

Cowgirl Lucky Horsehoe Frame

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 4th 2016

Turn a simple frame into the perfect accent for a horse lover with Americana® Decou-Page™.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • scissors
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • painter's tape
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • wooden frame
    • #1 round brush
    • 1 piece of scrapbook paper
    • lettering stencil



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Sand the frame surface and remove any debris with a paper towel.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Place the patterned paper on the work surface with the blank side facing up. Place the frame front side down onto the paper and use a pencil to trace the frame outline.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Cut out the patterned paper.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the sides of frame in Calypso Blue. Apply Paper Decou-Page to the surface.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Position the cut patterned paper and remove any wrinkles or bubbles. Apply another coat of Decou-Page on top of the paper.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Using painter's tape, tape off a 2" x 6" rectangle. Paint it Slate Grey.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Using the desired lettering stencil, apply Boysenberry Pink with a cosmetic sponge.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Repeat for the rest of the desired lettering, allowing to dry between letters.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Free-hand a horseshoe shape in Baby Pink.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Outline and add details to the horseshoe in Boysenberry Pink.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Use the handle end of the brush to apply dots in Calypso Blue.
    22. Instruction #11
    23. Slightly sand the frame edges to get rid of any loose edges and add a distressed look.
    24. Instruction #12