I decided the really big flower from my last post, needed a great surface to sit on. So I'm going to make a custom chipboard frame. Follow along and I will show you how I did it.
Here are the measurements of my frame all based on how big I wanted the center to be.
Back: 7 3/4 x 9 1/2"
Center: 5 3/4 x 7 1/2" (this piece will be covered in patterned paper)
Frame: Two - 7 3/4 x 1" and two - 9 1/2 x 1"- each corner mitered
I painted on a layer of Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste - gold. This product is kinda like magic. It is this very weird color in the jar...
Just like magic we have cracks! Exactly what I was looking for.
One thing you might note is how nicely the mitered corners turned out. All the layers filled in my shoddy cutting job!
One frame with a really great Crackle Finish. To be honest I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to create this kind of texture. Both layers dried quite quickly... all in all, it probably took an 1 1/2 hours to create start to finish (it will take me longer to edit photos and write the post about creating it).
now carry on,