Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Christmas in July: Distressed Holiday Frame

Are you ever looking for a unique gift to give a friend, neighbor or family member at Christmas time? Designer Britt Bass created a GORGEOUS Distressed Holiday Frame that we simply adore! You can do this for Christmas, birthday, or just because! Thanks for the great idea, Britt!



Hampton Art stamp wood stamp - Do Not Open Banner (PS0511A)

Hampton Art wood stamp - Santa Postage (PS0486A)

Clearsnap: Smooch Spritz (Green Olives SN16066), Chalk Ink (Dark Brown SN71035)

Paper: My Mind’s Eye “Signature Christmas”, Canvas Corp. cork, (stamped images) Recollections

Tools: We R Memory Keepers’ Heart Attack Distress tool, Fiskars’ craft knife, scissors, and paper trimmer

Other: (red) ribbon, (green) trim, shaped push pins, large chipboard frame, small picture frame

Designer Notes:

1: Cover large chipboard frame, small photo frame, and shaped push pins with scrapbook paper. Smooth all edges with distress tool and ink with chalk ink to add dimension.

2: Attach cork board and photo frame to large frame. Embellish with trim.

3: Spray white cardstock with green spritz. Stamp “Do Not Open Banner” and “Santa Postage” over spritz. Trim and adhere stamped images to frame.

4: Finish with personal photo and red bow.


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