Tip: When cutting foam tape, use a craft knife. It is much easier than scissors and it doesn’t gum up the edges.
Tip: When measuring the frame, measure the inside or your pieces might be too big and stop the back going on.
1: Paint your frame. I used Plus Acrylic in “Dusty Blue”.
2: Glue paper to back.
3: Tear and crumple paper.
4: Dry Brush copper patina (Rico) on tree edges, paper and stars.
5: Glue on crumpled paper with a wet brush. Keeping the texture.
Tip: So the paper doesn’t flatten, glue it down on one side first and then the other. Keep the centre raised and crumpled.
6: Stick on the self-adhesive lace along the bottom edge.
7: Glue on your cogs or embellishments on the upper right corner to balance your picture.
8: Hang stars on the pegs.
Tip: The pegs may all slide to the middle. A dab of glue keeps them in place.