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I started by picking out a main patterned paper that I liked to cover the frame with.

I started by picking out a main patterned paper that I liked to cover the frame with.

I cut the paper to fit the frame, then painted the edges of the frame that are uncovered with black paint

I cut the paper to fit the frame, then painted the edges of the frame that are uncovered with black paint

I hot glued some colorful trim pieces to the bottom of the frame

I hot glued some colorful trim pieces to the bottom of the frame

I also hot glued some beads and made a centerpiece from a large pin, some beads, and ribbon scraps. I then hot glued that to the center

I also hot glued some beads and made a centerpiece from a large pin, some beads, and ribbon scraps. I then hot glued that to the center

I added some ribbon trim around the edges and hot glued some of the flower sequins around the polka dots

I added some ribbon trim around the edges and hot glued some of the flower sequins around the polka dots

For the final step I printed out a pic of my youngest daughter and put it in the frame :)

All products used with the exception of the frame are from the October Hydrangea Hippo kit. You can purchase it at http://hydrangeahippo.com/shop/kit-subscription/.

For more mixed media inspiration, visit my blog at www.melsartjournal.wordpress.com. Thanks!!

  • Wood frame
  • Patterned paper
  • Large safety pin
  • Large beads
  • Ribbons and trims
  • Hot glue gun