Friday, March 30, 2012

Peter Rabbit Frame Up

This is a project that I did for a guest post.  I'm posting it on my own page today.  I hope you enjoy it!
I haven't done a picture frame-up since this one that I did for Valentine's Day, so I thought I'd make one for my Easter mantel.  It was such a fun project and pretty easy too! 

I started out with just a few supplies.
A 5 x 7 Photo Frame
A page from "Peter Rabbit"
A few pieces of green silk ribbon
Tacky Glue (love that stuff!)
And non-woven fabric sheet squares
These sheer squares are very similar to tissue paper, but feels like landscaping cloth or weed barrier.  (You could use tissue paper, fabric, or any kind of craft paper for the background in this project....I just happened to have this and it matched my ribbon.)
I cut the background paper to fit the frame.  Then I tore the edges of my photo as opposed to cutting it with scissors because I just liked the softer edges that you get from tearing.
I then positioned the picture onto the background paper and fastened it on with a few dots of Tacky Glue.  While that was drying I cut one of my strips of ribbon in half and glued them onto the background paper at an angle in the upper left corner.  I made a little bow out of the other strip of ribbon.

 After about 10 minutes, the glue was dry and I put the picture into the frame and fastened the ribbon onto the upper corner  with a dot of glue and this little project was finished. 
I thought that tearing the picture at an angle and then accenting it with the angled ribbon and bow really made the whole frame kind of eye-catching.  What do you think?
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  1. That turned out really sweet! I love the idea of making your own art and being able to change it seasonally. ~ Maureen

    1. Thank you! It's much easier to store just the inner content and reuse the frame for the next holiday/season!

  2. I think I have that exact book that the page came from :)
    It looks great! I love it when you can easily swap out the picture by season too.
    Peter rabbit is so sweet! :)

  3. Very cute! I love Peter Rabbit!

  4. I really like this- I love taking pictures from old books that I love and making them into art! So cute!

    1. Thank you Zoe! I usually donate most of my old books, but every now and then I keep one I love for the pictures!

  5. Perfect for Easter! Thanks for sharing!

  6. So cute! We have a used bookstore nearby where I can often find a beautifully illustrated children's book for just a dollar or two. I'll have to try this. Thanks for linking up!