Dad’s Full House Frame

Materials

  • Frame (with glass removed), 11”x14”
  • Green felt, 11”x14”
  • Recycled brown grocery bag
  • Playing cards, five
  • Poker chips, six
  • Photos, 1-1/4”x2-1/4”
  • Antique brads, two

Tools

  • Walnut Hollow Creative HotMarks Tool (with Mini-Flow and Shading points)
  • Delta Paper Plus Tea Dye Varnish
  • Plaid FolkArt One Stroke Flat Paintbrush, 3/4”
  • Adhesives: Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive; Glue Dots International Pop Up Glue Dots, 1/2”

Basic Supplies

heat-resistant surface, fine-grit sandpaper, craft knife, tape, copy paper, transfer paper, small hole punch

Directions

STEP 1

  • Remove backing from frame. Adhere felt to inside of backing; let dry.

STEP 2

  • Print out pattern onto copy paper. Transfer lettering onto grocery bag; cut out.

STEP 3

  • Position sign on heat-resistant surface. Follow tool manufacturer’s instructions to trace over letters with Mini-Flow point and shade edges with Shading point.

STEP 4

  • Gently wrinkle sign in hands. Smooth out on work surface.

STEP 5

  • Lightly sand over sign to distress paper. Apply Tea Dye Varnish; let dry.

STEP 6

  • Place felt-covered backing inside frame. Punch two holes in sides of sign; attach brads. Adhere sign to backing.

STEP 7

  • Lightly sand playing cards. Use craft knife to cut 1”x2” openings in card centers. Tape photos behind card openings.

STEP 8

  • Use adhesive dots to adhere cards to felt. Adhere poker chips to felt as shown.

Tip

  • 1. If Tea Dye Varnish is not available, use diluted brown watercolor ink to ink edges of paper.
by Lisa Bychowski

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3269/71567336-31de-4f1d-af3c-abbacd48a011.pdf



Dad’s Full House Frame
Dad’s Full House Frame