Daily Archives: January 16, 2015

Picture Frame


Hi Everyone

Just before Christmas my sister in-law gave me a bag of old picture frames, just what I needed for my up cycling collection I thought.

so out came the Gesso!!

gold frame before

Once the Gesso was dry, I used chalky paints in Lace and rouge and daubed randomly over the frame, and finished off with a coat of triple thick gloss glaze.

I then cut a piece of mountboard to fit the frame and covered it with embossing paste. Once dry, I painted it with lace chalky paint and used the same pattern for the middle.

I used Gesso on three wooden hearts and glazed these too, then added Live, Love, Laugh to each one.

And here is the result

altered picture frame

The little pegs on the back were all broken, so I had to glue it in place.

love live laugh

Thanks for popping in

Happy crafting