Don't you love the Hobby Lobby 60-90% off sale? I stumbled upon it a few days ago and found a frame that was nicked up a bit,
but the price was right...under $6.
Yes, I know...I do remember that
~ No. 9257 ~
is a house full of rotten, stinkin' BOYS!
BUT...I couldn't resist this frame, despite the girlie characteristics.
It was in need of some TLC, so it was purchased with that idea in mind. Here is the BEFORE look...
Take a look at the process of
Next...I loved the polka dots and wanted to keep them, but the scrapes and scratches needed to be camouflaged. Fixing this was a matter or pulling out a can of paint on hand, which was used in another project, and dry brushing it on.
Love this distressed and shabby chic look!
The picture frame could have been used with just the added paint, but I enjoy making life difficult...ha! So, I grabbed my hole puncher and some scrapbook paper...punched out some smaller polka dots and used my fave product ~ Mod Podge ~ to adhere them and give the frame an overall coat.
And then, you are ready to find your favorite pic and display it proudly.
Mine will show off a pic of my youngest son in a smart looking pose...
If only I can sit down long enough to print it!
Hopefully, you will also begin to bargain shop with the "Needs TLC" thought in mind too! Good luck on your finds...