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Bird’s Nest Picture Frame

I recently started cleaning and organizing my craft closet. That is when I discovered that I owned a bunch of unused picture frames. For some reason, I like to buy picture frames when I visit dollar stores. I also found some faux bird’s nests I purchased during the Easter holiday that I never used. Being the crafty lady that I am, I decided to do a fun project where I combined the frames and nests. The combination turned into beautiful wall art.

birdsnest

 

Supplies:

  • Picture Frames
  • FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk – Seaside Villa
  • Paint Brush
  • Faux Bird’s Nests
  • Small Wood Slices
  • Decorative Scrapbook Paper
  • Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Jute Twine (optional)
  • Scissors

 

Instructions:

1. Take the picture frame apart.

Frames

2. Paint the frames with chalk paint. Set them aside to dry. I only used about one coat of paint to give the frames a more distressed look.

Chalk Paint

painted frames 2

3. Cut the scrapbook paper to fit inside the frames, and then put the picture frames back together without the glass.

frames 2

4. Glue the nests and wood slices on top of the paper.

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5. Tie jute twine into a bow and then glue it at the top of the frames for decoration (optional). The wall art is now ready to display and enjoy!

Birds Nest Frame 2

Birds Nest Frame 3

 

Thanks for reading! I hope you enjoyed my latest project. Please feel free to share.

Have a great day,

Adrienne

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