Nicole™ Crafts Stamped Bird Fancy Oval Frame

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Stamped Bird Fancy Oval Frame

Adding elements cut with the Cricut die cutting system will always create an even more professional and finished look to your projects. These decorative frames from Nicole Crafts have a lot of surface for decorating. Whether you want to paint them, use Mod Podge decoupage, vinyl or whatever your favorite decorating medium of choice, these can be hung without even a photo in the middle! Show off  your stamped or scrapbooked art, children's drawings or leave the opening...open.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2-3 hours (includes drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove back from frame. Lie back on tan paisley paper and trace around it. Cut out and glue to back. Rub Antique Linen Distress ink around edges.
  • 2
    Repeat step one with frame and Lemonade cardstock.
  • 3
    Using black ink, stamp newsprint bird on tan paisley paper. Cut out and glue to top of Lemonade paper. Cut around stamped bird, leaving about 1/8 inch border all around. Rub Walnut Stain Distress Ink pad around edges.
  • 4
    Attach to center of frame back using adhesive foam circles. Replace back in frame.
  • 5
    Cut out two flourishes from Cricut machine using Butternut Cream cardstock. Glue around side and bottom of frame opening.
  • 6
    Cut one 4 inch, five 3 inch and five 2 inch circles from coordinating cardstocks. Cut spirals in circles. Starting with outside end, wrap cardstock around itself in a cone shape so a flower forms. Bend inside end for bottom of flower. Glue to bottom. Flower size may vary by cutting wider or thinner spirals and rolling cardstock tighter or looser.
  • 7
    Arrange and glue flowers to frame.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2-3 hours (includes drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Frame 5 inch x 7 inch Fancy Oval 104748371
  • Basic Grey® Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Lemonade Collection Splash 104452034
  • American Crafts™ Crate Paper® 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Story Teller Yesterday 104723106
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch Butternut Cream 104061406
  • Hero Arts® Rubber Stamp Newsprint Bird 104734319
  • Tsukineko® Staz-On® Solvent Based Ink Stamp Pad Black 104098011
  • Ranger Tim Holtz® Distress Stain 2 pack Antique Linen Vintage Photo 104575045
  • Ranger Tim Holtz® Distress Ink Dye Stamp Pad Walnut Stain 104096637
  • Provo Craft Cricut Expression® 2 Electronic Die Cutting Machine 104583841
  • Provo Craft Cricut® Cartridge Storybook 104425003
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte Finish 104107932
  • EK Success Adhesive Foam Pop Dots 104087619
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 10 104118906
  • Aleene's® Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Coordinating Two-Sided Rose Cardstock
  • Coordinating Two-Sided Muted Blue and Green Cardstock