Sunday, March 11, 2012

So cute I framed it twice

After giving you a sneak peak the other day of my latest craft I finally have a finished project to show you.  It is not what I imagined but I love the results.
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After seeing this scrolled frame and other similar ones all around blogland and finding out they were only $3 at Michael’s I knew I had to get one, two or maybe a few more. 
I knew they would  be a prefect match for this….
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The free Krylon Glitter Blast paint that I won on Mark Montano’s blog last month.  Just look at these wonderfully glittery caps.
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I settled on one frame but that may be because by the time I got to Michael’s there was only this one and two oval ones left. ;)  I did find this cute little bird along with a few other ones and two birdcages so I imagined a sort of specimen art piece using all the birds and birdcages but couldn’t get it to look right.
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I had this green frame already painted just waiting for an insert so I cut some mat board to size and added some self adhesive velour paper that I’ve had for years in my hoard supply stash.
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The piece wasn’t large enough to cover the whole inside so I pieced it together but the seam was too visible for my liking.  Luckily I had this great pink bow in my stash waiting to be used.  I thought it helped say spring along with the green frame. 
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I wish I could have captured the shine and shimmer of this glitter paint.
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It just shines and makes me happy.
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I love the subtle difference from the Silver Flash of the frame and the Sparkling Water of the bird.  I only did one thicker coat of paint on both of them.  Did I mention that I think I love this paint?

              Doesn’t this frame make you think of springtime?
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Bring on the spring birds.
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I decided to put this frame on my door since it won’t get wet and I get to see it every time I come home, what a wonderful soothing welcome.
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I can’t wait to frame  the other three birds and the birdcages I have to bring a bit more glitter and springtime feeling to my apartment.
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What have you been doing to decorate for spring?

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8 comments:

  1. I love it!!! And, I LOVE the green color of that frame. Now, that is called a pop of color ;)

    Thanks for sharing!

    Kristin
    theocdlifestyle.blogspot.com

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  2. Love this- would never have thought of the double frame!
    Thanks for stopping by and leaving the sweet comment on my blog!

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  3. I need to go get some of that paint. It looks so fun! I adore the bird and it's so great in the double frame! Hopefully my Michael's will have some left.

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  4. ooh, I've been wanting to try this glitter paint!! LOVE this idea and it turned out great!! Thanks for linking up this week :)

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  5. Oh that is gorgeous! I love the fact you've used a shimmery colour as well. I have never thought to double frame things. It's worked really well!

    dp
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    www.inanityandthegirl.com

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  6. Beautiful project! Lovin all the shimmer and that bird is darling!

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  7. This is so, so cute! I love birds, and they are so SPRING :)

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  8. I absolutely love what you did here. I learned some new things too. Thanks for sharing! : )
    M.L.

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