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{Tutorial} Glitter Frame

I have spent weeks prepping for Baby Girl Barker’s birthday party. It really is hard to decide what my “favorite” item was. But these frames are at the top of my list. I love how they turned out, and can’t wait to now put them up in her room!

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Glitter Frames:

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I was so excited to use this fun Sugar Coating that I won at my blogger meetup at DooodleBug Designs. If you’d like some for yourself, find the closest store here.

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I got the frames from Bennion Crafts, for just $2 (of course I used my coupon so it was only $1.20). I also used white spray paint, spray adhesive, and a clear spray paint coating. Also, my new favorite “secret weapon”, Frog Tape!

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I started by sanding down the rough edges of the frame. Then sprayed the whole thing white. Once dry, I used the Frog Tape to make my stripes. Make sure to press it down firm to create a tight seal.

Then place it on some sort of paper to prevent everything getting covered in adhesive. Then spray a generous amount on the frame. Once it gets slightly tacky, transfer it to a plate or another piece of paper (so you don’t get the glitter stuck to the overspray).

DUMP the glitter onto the frame. **Don’t worry about using it all because you can pour the excess back into the bottle after.

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Using your finger, spread the glitter around and press it into the adhesive.
I learned my lesson on my first frame….so pay attention.
**DO NOT REMOVE THE TAPE UNTIL AFTER YOU SPRAY A COAT OF CLEAR SEAL ONTO IT. This will keep the glitter in place and you will keep your crisp lines.
Once you’ve sprayed one coat, then remove the frog tape and spray another coat on top the whole thing.
TaDa!

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Isn’t this one cute sitting on the food table at the party?

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If you missed the previous birthday post, you can find it here. I shared how to make the Cheesecakes in a jar!

        

I link up here:

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Comments

  1. I love those frames!! Thanks for the tutorial and advice!

  2. How fun! I love those frames! Can I just saw that you have the best craft stores in Utah. Nothing like that in Southern California!

  3. LOVE THEM! They are so cute, I need to find some frames like those! Pinned for later, thanks for sharing! =)

  4. These are SO cute! Love them! It was so good to meet you at EVO this weekend. I love your blog!

  5. Those turned out so cute! Thank you for sharing. Visiting from Passionately Artistic. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/07/make-it-pretty-monday-week-6.html Wishing you a grand week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  6. This is so pretty!I pinned!!! I would love for you to link to The CSI project this week for Refashions/Upcycles week. Each week we have a new challenge, new judge and new tutorials so come on over and link up!
    http://www.thecsiproject.com

  7. adorable! Stopping by via Home Decor and Organizing Linky party! Love it!

  8. Love these!! Adorable. Would love for you to link up at my Pin It Thursday party– http://www.sweetbellaroos.com/2012/07/19/pin-it-thursday3/

  9. Love these frames!! Nice job. Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime! Pinning this.

  10. So cute and girly! Thanks so much for linking up to our Pretty Things Party! I hope you’ll be back next week!

  11. These are awesome I wish our craft stores sold something as cool as those frames but your addition of glitter really makes them outstanding!

  12. Love, love, love anything glitter, these are so awesome!

  13. Oh! So that’s how you keep the glitter from spreading. I really wish I read this tip earlier for a prior project.
    LOVE these frames…. they are adorable!

  14. So pretty! I love glitter, especially around Christmas time so I might have to make me some in a few months :)

  15. these are adorable!!!!! love anything with glitter

  16. Oh, wow I love these, my baby girl’s party had a lo of glitter- these would have been perfect! Visiting from T&J

  17. Such a fun idea!! So happy to be featured with you at tt&j today. Thank you for the inspiration!

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