Vintage Love Wooden Frame with Tammy Tutterow

I am pretty sure Glitz Design’s Vintage Love collection was made just for me!  I just can’t get enough of it’s soft patterns and colors.  I love vintage everything and this collection just embodies what I love about shabby and vintage.  I find myself using it again and again.

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For this project, I re-faced an ugly duckling wooden frame from the clearance aisle of Hobby Lobby.  I covered the face of the frame with the Polka pattern paper.  I added an second layer of paper using the blue side of the Letters pattern paper.

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I embellished the frame with an older Prima flower.  I pulled the layers of the flower apart and inserted a piece of Paper Layers that I cut using the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Alterations Die.  I added a large paper covered brad by Bazzill that I stamped using the text on the postcard stamp on the Distressing 3 stamp set.

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I also added velvet leaves, a felt branch, and a large silver flower from Prima.

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I cut three butterflies out of the piece of Vintage Paper Layers.

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I adhered them to frame using adhesive only along the center so that the wings would be free.  I bent them slightly so that they would lay up off of the surface of the frame.

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I added a bit of random stamping on the frame, again using the text portion of the postcard stamp.

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Because the paper in the paper layers is so thin and almost tissue paper like, the wings actually flutter a bit with air movement.  They look very delicate on the frame.

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