Monday, 18 February 2013
Upcycled Metal Frame
The theme over on the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge is "metal-ology". I've got a few of these cheap Ikea wooden frames kicking around in my craftroom and I thought I'd glitz one of them up with some added metal bling. Janeen at SuburbNgypsy is guest designer this week, so be sure to check out her blog and watch out for her tutorial on the SSS&S blog later in the week!
I started out by cutting up my metal into pieces of around 3x4 inches and fed them through my cuttlebug, applying a different embossing folder to each one to give a range of textures.
I cut strips from each piece that were the exact width of the frame sections and used redline tape to attach them to the frame. I then applied a generous coat of Claudine Hellmuth black acrylic paint to all parts of the frame and sanded the metal parts to reveal the hidden silver designs.
Supplies I used included:
Simon Says Stamp is offering a $50 gift voucher as the prize again this week, just make something for the challenge and you could the winner! The winner will be chosen at random from those who enter the challenge, so why not give it a try? At the very least why not head over to the Challenge Blog to see how the other members of the design team have interpreted this weeks theme! :)
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Posted by Dan at 05:00