Friday, April 4, 2014

Frame Upgrade

I am still working on freshening up my husbands office with updated photo's of our family.  He asked me to "do that thing you do" to the frames along with his DAD project I did the other day.  So, with a few Rub Ons and some tattered pinecone flowers I gave this cheap frame a much needed upgrade.
 
 I think this looks much better. It occurred to me when I was printing photo's of my kids that he doesn't have a photo of him and I in his office.  Using the same photo I used for the Tatttered Pinecone, A Journey photo frame I printed off this in a larger 5x7.
 
 
 If you recall I made a lot of tattered pinecone flowers the other day. 
 
 
It was nice to have them already made.  Here I've grouped 7 of them.  Time to make more!

 
Helping to anchor the flowers I added some garden greenery painted with shabby shutters distress paint.
 
 I used my new TH Rubs here and there.

 
The "noteworthy" wasn't supposed to be there.  As you can see "note" attached itself so I went with it.

I cut and distressed the mini film strip then added my 3 kids photo's.  I know the frame is supped to be us but they are us too! 
 
Sprucing up this boring frame was easy and took no time at all.

 
Thank you everyone for stopping by and checking out my posts.  I have so enjoyed reading all your sweet comments!  I know you all want that sit stand desk from the DAD post, me too!
 
Another entery to the SSS Monday Challenge!
 
Oh and sometime today our family is expanding and I will be a Great Aunty!  So exciting!!!!  I'm sure there will be "baby" projects coming soon.
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12 comments:

  1. Love the picture of you two! With your kids as well! That is awesome. I love the frame and I am positive it will look great in your man's office!!

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  2. Oh I love this.. has given me some more idea's.. can't keep up with you.. Take care

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  3. This is such a great photo of the two of you.
    You spruced up that photo frame beautifully.
    I really like that you added the photos of your children, but that they didn't take centre stage. Beautifully done…yet again :)

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  4. Lovely frame and a great use of the tattered pine cone die too! Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  5. You have made great use of your tattered pinecone flowers, they look beautiful on the frame and I love the film strip with your children too. Anne x

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  6. How fabulous that your hubby wants you to update his decor and having seen this I can see why. Love the flowers and the way you've incorporated photos of the kids into the film strip. Jenny x

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  7. Another brilliant make Nicole! Wow those tattered pinecone roses look fabulous and make the perfect embellishment for the rest of the frame, gorgeous!!

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  8. Nicole....this frame is way cool! I love LOVE the flowers in the lower corner. Those are gorgeous! What a great way to give such a much better existence to a regular frame....spruce it up with Tim stuff and create such a lovely design for it! You rock! :) I also wanted to thank you SO MUCH for all of your positive energy that you're sending my way regarding my blog posts. You make me feel so good! <3 Candy

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  9. Wonderful alterations!!! Love the flowers and the arrows!!!

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  10. Beautiful!!!! Love the colours you've used here and i love your pictures! Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! BArbarayaya

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