Framed Name Art

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Daisy's room, paper crafts, thrift store, yard sale | 17 comments

I am still blogging from New York!

The weather here in the Catskill mountains is incredible!

We are enjoying cool nights and pleasant days.

I have not sweated since I have been here and have had to wear a jacket several times!

And, that is with no air-conditioning!

Today I am going to share another project that me and Daisy completed before we left!

We are getting excited about putting her room together.

It is going to be so “vintagey cute!”

We made her name into art!

I had been collecting old frames for no real reason.

I bought them all at yard sales or thrift stores.

I paid anywhere from 25 cents to 50 cents.

I just knew that one day they would come in handy!

(I have several collections like that?!)

We chose red for the frame color.

Luckily it was like 110 degrees outside, so they dried incredibly fast!

I did not splurge and buy the “one coat” paint.

I wish that I would have.

My cheap factor kicked in while we were buying this paint!

This covered fine, it just took a couple of coats.

We went to our scrapbook paper stash and found some great papers.

Daisy has a Cameo, so she was able to cut out all of the letters.

We used a different paper for each letter and each back.

I cut an extra piece of card stock to back each paper.

 I simply used a glue stick to glue the papers together and then glue the letters down.

I ran a bead of hot glue inside the rim of each frame and glued the paper into the frames.

We are not sure exactly where they are going to go. . .

We will decide that after we know everything that is going to go on the walls!

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  1. This is such an adorable way to use up some great frames! Love the bursts of colors so much!
    Your newest follower!
    love to have you stop and link up with us this week on my blog!

  2. I love your talent! I have awarded you the Liebster Award! CONGRATS! Follow to my post!

  3. Cute idea for Daisy’s room!

  4. I just love the pop of color on the red frames!
    PS. Your daughter’s names are the sweetest!

  5. These frames are super fab! What a score on them too! I love the red and the final outcome of this project! FUN! Please come hang out and link up to our link party “Home is Where the Heart is” Please feel free to link up any posts you might want to share! 🙂

  6. I love all the red frames they are just beautiful!

  7. That is adorable!! I love the colors. 🙂

  8. What a great idea. I wish I could stumble upon that many frames at the thrift store that matched in texture. I’m stopping by from The Shabby Nest Friday link up.

  9. Precious!!!! I love this idea. The frames are fabulous and I love the red. I also love that you used different papers for each background and letter. Fabulous!!!

    I am visiting you from Richella’s blog – Imparting Grace.

  10. I always love your projects! I shared this post on my fb page today!
    🙂 Samantha

  11. This is absolutely fabulous. Adding red to those frames was such a fabulous choice. I also love your choice of papers. This is very inspiring. Thanks! Jodi

  12. Thanks for sharing this creative post on Simple & Sweet Fridays. I’m sure you’ll find a wonderful place for them.


  13. This is so beautiful! I love this idea and the red you used

  14. I love the red on the frames! Even though the frames are different sizes and styles, spraypainting the same color, especially such a bold color, makes them work so well together. Very cute!


  15. Your name art turned out so cute!! I love the papers you chose and the red frames! Thanks so much for linking up – I featured you today!

  16. This is cute! I am hosting a Giveaway to win a 50 dollar gift card to the store HomeGoods. It would be great if you stopped by and entered. Thanks Anu

  17. Those frames are so cute! I love the bright and happy colors!


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