Paper

Puppy Love Frame

By  Kristen Swain 

size: 6"x10-1/2"

Materials

  • Dog bone frame, 6”x10-1/2”
  • Patterned papers: Autumn Stripe (Flair Designs Inc.); Embossed Floral Swirl, Beige Vine (BoBunny Press)
  • Chipboard bookplate (BoBunny Press)
  • Pet Rub-ons (Flair Designs Inc.)
  • Ribbon: paw prints twill (BoBunny Press); blue/black dot grosgrain
  • Pewter brads, two (SEI)

Tools

  • Photo
  • Sandpaper
  • 1. Cut 6" striped paper square and 5"x6" floral piece. Adhere papers to frame, butting seams together slightly off center. Sand away excess paper.
  • 2. Use craft knife to carefully trim paper from frame opening; gently sand edges to remove excess.
  • 3. Adhere paw prints ribbon over paper seam above and beneath opening.
  • 4. Adhere vine paper to chipboard bookplate; sand away excess. Apply rub-ons to bookplate as shown and insert brads through holes; adhere bookplate to frame. Apply flower rub-ons just above bookplate. Tie and adhere blue bow to bookplate.
  • More
  • 1. One word: Meow! Look for appropriate kitty-themed product and shaped frame.
  • 2. Paint frame and rubber stamp it instead of using patterned papers.
  • 3. Transform small chipboard frames into holiday ornament gift tags for friends and family.