With all this new Home Décor chalk paint out on the market…
with it’s claims of being able to paint on most anything. I decided to give it a test.
I’ve used it on wood, old frames, stuff like that.
Acrylic frames? It was worth a try.
I created a mask using blue painters tape and applied it on the front a 3″ x 4″ acrylic frame from
Make sure to burnish the edges of the tape.
I painted the surface of the frame with
I used 3 coats of paint. Make sure to allow good drying time in between coats.
After allowing plenty of time for the red paint to dry and cure.
I gave the frame an aged look by applying a layer of Décor & DIY paint in Ebony.
I wiped it off with a damp paper towel. Leaving bits of the black streaks.
I stamped around the edges of the frame with a crackle background stamp
Carefully remove the blue painter’s tape mask.
At this point, I stopped and admired my frame for almost a month.
Just waiting for inspiration….
Meet Rachael Cunningham Parr.
I found Rachel, a tin type, years ago while hunting for treasures.
If Rachael is your relative, I’m pretty sure she wasn’t really a gypsy. (She really is a beautiful woman.)
I embellished the frame with some vintage rickrack, key, and a tiny flower.
“R is for Racheal” was made with Metal Type Charms by Tim Holtz Idea-ology, 16 Charms per Pack, 11/16 Inches, Antique Nickel Finish, TH92819.
Once inspired… I created a couple more frames.
and Tim Holtz Chit Chat stickers.
Now to try this on a bigger frame.
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