Monday, February 14, 2011

Faux pearl Valentine decor

Last week I shared a tutorial over at Gwenny Penny on how to make this glass bead mosaic on the cheap...


I had so much fun making it that I decided to see what else I could come up with using the same idea. This is the result...


So like before I glued the beads onto the glass with tacky glue. I decided on just doing the outline of a heart instead of filling it in.  No scrapbook paper this time instead I just the beads with pearlized white craft paint.  It reminded me of pearls.  Love it!


Then I painted another dollar store frame with surprise surprise, aqua!  I wanted this one to be displayed on a table or bookshelf so I decided to back it with some fabric.  Love this fabric!  If I get my behind in gear I actually have a really cute sewing project that I plan on using this fabric for also.

So there you have it, same concept but I think a completely different look!  Again...endless creative possibilities!!

8 comments:

  1. oh that i sseriously cute! i think i like it better than the original, but i am not sure- they are both so cute!

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  2. Ooh, love the pearl. Another thing to add to my craft store shopping list...

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  3. Another cute idea, Andi! The pearlized paint looks great. I've never tried it before.

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  4. Looks great Andi! I love that fabric and am looking forward to seeing your project:)

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  5. This is really pretty! Sorry it's taken me so long to get over to your blog...been very busy lately!

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