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Monday, September 21, 2015

ALTERED PICTURE FRAME tutorial by Kim

Hi!

kim today with a small step by step of an altered picture frame. I found the frame at a dollar store and it was really in need of some mixed media love :)

Now nothing against babies and super congratzzzz to Shery :) But this frame seemed so fun to make-over.

I popped off the blue piece so I could gesso over the pieces individually.


I used a thick layer of gesso then another layer of tinting base along with some all surface white acrylic paint.

I left lots of strokes to build up texture.


I added some drywall tape and mesh as well as some masking tape in random places. Then, using a make up wedge sponge I stamped the colors onto the surface.


Now there is a big leap, sorry. I was not happy with the colors, so I was just adding and sponging more and ..yeah...forgot more photos.... :)

I used the Artsy Border Maker stamp set, ARTplorations Oh My Stars stencil and Old Rose Prints stencil. I applied modeling paste through the stencils.


Some of the drywall tape has the best small circles patterns so I used a piece as a stencil to add the white dots. I used Dylusions spray inks over the modeling paste before the paste dried.


I love these roses and the paste shows a lot of the texture underneath.


Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great day!

~kim

6 comments:

  1. The finished result is gorgeous - much more up my street that the twee cute before! Thanks for sharing x

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  2. This is stunning, Kim! Beautiful job!

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  3. Loved reading all your fabulous steps Kim. Amazing Work of Art transformation of your dollar frame. TFS and inspiring us Kim. Hugs, Nancy

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  4. thanks for the tut along with this beauty! Absolutely love it and saw that exact frame and went eh and walked away..kicking myself as I type! Kudos on a great redo and mixed media genius project again! hugsxx

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  5. Gorgeous texture and fantastic background! Love it Kim! :)
    Suchi xx

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  6. Love the colors and all the textures:)

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