Sunday, March 11, 2012

So cute I framed it twice

After giving you a sneak peak the other day of my latest craft I finally have a finished project to show you.  It is not what I imagined but I love the results.
After seeing this scrolled frame and other similar ones all around blogland and finding out they were only $3 at Michael’s I knew I had to get one, two or maybe a few more. 
I knew they would  be a prefect match for this….
The free Krylon Glitter Blast paint that I won on Mark Montano’s blog last month.  Just look at these wonderfully glittery caps.
I settled on one frame but that may be because by the time I got to Michael’s there was only this one and two oval ones left. ;)  I did find this cute little bird along with a few other ones and two birdcages so I imagined a sort of specimen art piece using all the birds and birdcages but couldn’t get it to look right.
I had this green frame already painted just waiting for an insert so I cut some mat board to size and added some self adhesive velour paper that I’ve had for years in my hoard supply stash.
The piece wasn’t large enough to cover the whole inside so I pieced it together but the seam was too visible for my liking.  Luckily I had this great pink bow in my stash waiting to be used.  I thought it helped say spring along with the green frame. 
I wish I could have captured the shine and shimmer of this glitter paint.
It just shines and makes me happy.
I love the subtle difference from the Silver Flash of the frame and the Sparkling Water of the bird.  I only did one thicker coat of paint on both of them.  Did I mention that I think I love this paint?

              Doesn’t this frame make you think of springtime?
Bring on the spring birds.
I decided to put this frame on my door since it won’t get wet and I get to see it every time I come home, what a wonderful soothing welcome.
I can’t wait to frame  the other three birds and the birdcages I have to bring a bit more glitter and springtime feeling to my apartment.
What have you been doing to decorate for spring?

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  1. I love it!!! And, I LOVE the green color of that frame. Now, that is called a pop of color ;)

    Thanks for sharing!


  2. Love this- would never have thought of the double frame!
    Thanks for stopping by and leaving the sweet comment on my blog!

  3. I need to go get some of that paint. It looks so fun! I adore the bird and it's so great in the double frame! Hopefully my Michael's will have some left.

  4. ooh, I've been wanting to try this glitter paint!! LOVE this idea and it turned out great!! Thanks for linking up this week :)

  5. Oh that is gorgeous! I love the fact you've used a shimmery colour as well. I have never thought to double frame things. It's worked really well!


  6. Beautiful project! Lovin all the shimmer and that bird is darling!

  7. This is so, so cute! I love birds, and they are so SPRING :)

  8. I absolutely love what you did here. I learned some new things too. Thanks for sharing! : )


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