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Dotted Chalkboard Frame with Flower

Dotted Chalkboard Frame with Flower

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 3rd 2014

Button up a season-spanning accent with this flower-embellished chalkboard frame.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • burlap ribbon
    • fine-grit sandpaper
    • chalk
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • #12 flat brush
    • scrapbook paper
    • 3-1/4" x 3-1/4" frame
    • large wooden button
    • wooden flower cutout

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Allow to dry between painting steps.

    1. Lay the frame down flat on the back of scrapbook paper. With a pencil, trace the outer edge of frame and the inside opening.
    2. Use scissors to cut the scrapbook paper out to fit the frame.
    3. Use a #12 flat brush to paint all edges of the frame and the flower cut-out Baby Pink. Rinse brush.
    4. Apply Americana Matte Decou-Page with the #12 flat brush. Place the scrapbook paper face up on the frame; start from center and rub outward, making sure there are no air bubbles. (Follow label instructions.) Let dry completely. Rinse brush.
    5. Apply a thin coat of Clear Chalkboard Coating over the entire front of frame, following label instructions. Let dry completely.
    6. Use scissors to cut the burlap ribbon about 5” long.
    7. Use a glue gun to attach the button to the flower center and then glue the flower to ribbon and the ribbon to the frame.
    8. After 24 hours, condition the frame with chalk and write anything on frame.