Carefree Moments Frame

By  Niki Meiners 

  • Carefree Moments Frame


  • Wooden frame
  • Laurel Collection (Scenic Route): patterned paper; chipboard
  • Tulip Glam-It-Up! Iron-On Crystals (Duncan)
  • Chipboard items (ColorBok): Bird; Frame Corners
  • Flowers (Prima Marketing)


  • Indoor/Outdoor Spray Paint (Krylon): Ivory
  • Fluid Chalk Ink (Clearsnap): Warm Red
  • Aleene’s Paper Glaze (Duncan)
  • Spray adhesive
  • Heat gun
  • Iron and pressing board
  • 1. Follow manufacturer's instructions to spray paint frame.
  • 2. Apply Paper Glaze to front of frame. Place pattern paper on frame front, smoothing out bubbles. Let dry. Use craft knife to trim excess paper. Sand edges.
  • 3. Apply Paper Glaze over papered areas. Heat set until bubbles appear for an aged look.
  • 4. Ink chipboard bird. Let dry. Apply Paper Glaze to bird. Heat set until bubbles appear. Apply iron-on crystal to bird.
  • 5. Adhere chipboard to frame as shown. Use Paper Glaze to adhere flower and bird.
  • 6. Place photo inside frame.