Saturday, June 16, 2007

Created this frame for a friend who is moving away!! Primed a wood frame and gave it a burnt umber wash. Quilted some of my handmade paper to cover just the front, rough trimmed it and then used modge podge to glue it in place. I put it under pressure for a while to make sure there was good contact between the paper and the wood. Once it was dry I trimmed the paper from the back and then sanded the edges to make them smooth and soft. I added a small piece of matboard as a backer for the open area. It has a small dowel in the back to make it stand up. I added friends with Scrabble tiles.

I can see so many possibilities for this process using a wide variety of paper - scrapbooking, hand decorated, gift wrap, music sheets, dictionary pages or maps!!

Have a creative day!!

Therese in Trenton
Mixed Media Market
Where you can find some papers for this project!