Retro Inspired Polka Dot Altered Art Christmas Frame Project
This attractive laser-cut wooden frame was found at Michaels and then dressed up with paint and ribbon to display old Christmas cards. The circles were created by taking ordinary circle stickers and adhering them to the frame. Red paint was applied and the stickers were removed leaving the exposed wood. You could also do this project with a coat of white paint first, then add the circles and paint over with red paint.
If you prefer stripes, you can mask off some diagonal stripes using craft masking tape.
And of course you can add glitter or other embellishments to your frame.
The full tutorial for this adorable Christmas holiday project can be found at http://www.chicaandjo.com/2012/08/25/christmas-card-art/
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.
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