Create your Own Photo Frame with Simple Tools and Supplies


Celebrating France with a Mixed Media Photo FrameMichelle Brown enjoys sharing her knowledge and techniques with other people to allow them express their own creativity having the understanding that many people have an inner need to create. Learning a few basic techniques makes the world of mixed media art amazing and accessible to everyone. With the project discussed below, she intends to inspire you the reader of this article to get some of your vacation pictures out of the computer and create a frame to put on display. How? By making a mixed media photo frame.

What you need:

  • Mod Podge Gloss
  • Brayer
  • Printed Photo
  • Cereal Box panels
  • Sponge applicator
  • Cutting mat
  • Walnut ink.

Instructions to follow include:

  • After gathering supplies print out ephemera sheet and photo.
  • Cut the cardboards into 8×8 panels and into two
  • Have a size photo that you want and cut it at the middle
  • Tear the ephemera into strips
  • Adhere the strips onto the front of the frame using Mod sponge and allow it to dry.
  • To make a nice finish around the edge of the photo frame, turn over and glue the ephemera edges.
  • Add the Mod Podge to the backing piece of card and even out with the brayer.use the brayer to flatten out the photo.
  • Add Walnut ink spray onto the ephemera sheets collage to achieve a nice tone
  • Glue the two layers together.

You are done with your creating.


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