Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Sizzix Triple Play Blog Hop, week 4~Victorian Girl

Here we are at Week 4 of the blog hop! We have a VeRy fun "die" to work with this week, it is called the Frame with Stand die, by Eileen Hull. I decided to make a Victorian Picture Frame. I am in love with the Victorian Era and especially the hats and patterns! So, I found a hat pattern and made it into a picture silhoulette!

You will need:
Sizzix Die #656835 Frame & Frame Back w/Stand by Eileen Hull

Designer Paper by K & Company

Zip Dry paper glue by Beacon

e-z Walnut Ink TintZ by Fiber Scraps

Heritage corner punch by Fiskars

Hole Punch & Pad by Making Memories

Organza Ribbon

Black craft paint, gold paint, satin varnish, Maple Stain by Folkart

1/2", 1", and 1" scruffy flat brushes by Loew-Cornell

Pop Up Glue Dots

small black button

Exacto knife, cutting mat, large paper clips, scissors, basic craft supplies

Glue paper onto large square backing. Cut off excess with knife. Stain paper with walnut ink. Paint large frame with black, dry brush gold over black. Paint scalloped frame with gold, dry brush with black. Glue black frame onto back with zip dry. Use paper clips to secure while drying. Adhere scalloped frame onto black frame with glue dots. Cut a small rectangle out, cut corners with corner punch. Glue favorite image onto rectangle. Antique edge of rectangle frame with walnut stain, as well as edges of paper. Punch a hole onto top corner, tie a ribbon and make a bow. With scrap ribbon glue a strip across bottom edge. Glue a button onto top. Brush with Satin varnish.



  1. This is so pretty! I love the vintage feel. Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. Cool idea to set on diagonal and love the colors you chose. Thanks for working with my die! Happy Thanksgiving…

  3. beautiful, Denise! Happy thanksgiving

  4. Denise, you always surprise me! I love the diagonal tilt and especially the metallic finish on the scalloped frame. Just gorgeous!

  5. I love your frame! The colors are really beautiful. I love that one ofthe frames is diagonal. Happy Thanksgiving

  6. Great colors … always like the vintage look.

    ---Madeline Arendt

  7. Such a lovely frame. I love it. The finishes you chose give a soft patina to the whole work. Very nice.

  8. this is beautiful! --Ann Butler


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