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Lady Bug Frame

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Frame favorite sentiments or photos in this ladybug-embellished home decor piece.



Materials:

DecoArt Products Required
Laurie Speltz's Instant Images

  • IIT01 - 3/4 in. Flat Brush
  • IIT06 - 3/8 in. Duo Tool
  • IIT07 - 1/4 in. Duo Tool
  • IIP10 - Butterflies Pocket Template

Americana Acrylics

  • DAO1 - Snow (Titanium) White
  • DAO34 - Lavender
  • DAO67 - Lamp (Ebony) Black
  • DA128 - Deep Burgundy
  • DA132 - Hauser Medium Green
  • DA133 - Hauser Dark Green
  • DA170 - Santa Red
  • DA184 - French Vanilla
  • DA228 - Bright Orange

Americana Writers

  • DAW235 - Citron Green

Supplies

  • Assorted scrapbook papers
  • Flower shapes
  • Metal words
  • Brads
  • Ribbons
  • Buttons
  • Permanent ink pen
  • Adhesives
  • Wooden frame


Steps:

  1. Base frame with French Vanilla. Spatter with Snow White and then with Lavender.
     
  2. Base ladybug wings with Santa Red; shade wings with Deep Burgundy. Overlay heads, body, and dots with Lamp Black. Highlight heads and bodies with Snow White.
     
  3. Add dash lines with Lamp Black.
     
  4. Position decorative edge of template on frame. Pounce with Hauser Medium Green. Lightly pounce again with Hauser Dark Green.
     
  5. Dots around opening are Bright Orange.
     
  6. Cut papers for frame.
     
  7. Attach paper to frame. Add details with Citron Green Americana Acrylic Writer. Let dry.
     
  8. Add buttons and metal word.
     
  9. Assemble and insert pieces, including flowers, for center of frame.


Helpful Hint
Refer to template and tool package for additional information on template and tool usage and techniques.

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