Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Giving old frames a facelift

I have been afraid of this green box in my closet for about five years now.  I inherited it from a great aunt and its contents (sequins, glitter, and colorful paillettes) seemed a little "fancy" for my taste.

Then I had a little girl who seems to require "fancy". Oh, sweet irony.

So, I have decided to bedazzle my way through this box, starting with a collection of mismatched frames that have been gathering dust under the bed. 


 
I have found that I don't mind glitter as much as long as I am outside.  A coat of spray paint, a layer of glitter and some very tense moments gluing sequins on with a q-tip, "look at me, I'm crafting!"


Three blinged out frames with a cohesive look.

I printed closeups of our faces and put them in the frames for Pearl's baby sister to look at when she arrives in June. 


Gotta love a project that uses stuff you already have.

Linked to DIY Day at A Soft Place to Land
&
Tip Junkie's Tip Me Tuesday

3 comments:

Stephie @ Made By Stephie said...

turned out great!!

I'm hosting a giveaway on my blog - come and check it out!!
http://madebystephie.blogspot.com/2010/03/my-first-giveaway.html

mystylepill said...

I just have to say that I love reading your blog. So fresh and inspiring. :) Also, congrats on having a baby girl! So exciting! When is her due date? xoxo

Amanda said...

these turned out really cute! And I'm sure your little girl appreciates the bling!:)

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