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Mantle Decorating Tips

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

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Description

Fall Leaf Floating Frame Wall Decor

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Mercury Glass Ball Jars
  • Black 8x10 Float frame (4)
  • Metallic copper paint, used on all surfaces
  • Paintbrush
  • Gold paint pen
  • Silk floral leaves in assorted sizes and colors (4-6)
  • Glass cleaner, soft towel

DIRECTIONS:

1. Take apart float frame.
2. Using metallic paint brush frame to create a distressed look.
3. Clean both sides of the two glass panes.
4. Using pencil trace saying on glass front. Allow to dry.
5. Place silk floral leaf (or photo) in place between the two pieces of glass.
6. Assemble frame.
7. Using gold permanent paint marker, add saying.

PRODUCT IDEAS: 

  • Mercury Glass Ball Jars
  • Candlesticks
  • Candles
  • Wreath
  • Succulents

DECORATING TIPS:

  • Group items in odd numbers
  • Everything does not have to be in the middle, slightly off center is nice too
  • Very scale and height
  • Layering items
  • Put your passions on display, if you love floral create a floral piece to add to your mantel
  • Mixing textures and materials helps to make it interesting
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