Wood-framed prints by Crafty Chica #craftychica #latinxart

Painted Wood Frames w/Prints

Wood-framed prints by Crafty Chica #craftychica #latinxart

My quarantine life has been all about making all the things I put off for months. That’s where these painted wood frames came in. I’ve had a stack of these that I bought last year and every time I walk through the garage I feel like they looked at me, eagerly, waiting to be transformed. Well, last night I finally brought them in my studio!

I assembled them with prints of some of my paintings, and they are now for sale in my shop. $25, and free shipping with the code: brighterdays

I had a friend ask me to share the process so here it is!

how to paint wood frames #craftychica #woodcrafts

Buy some blank wood frames at the craft store, or you can find them online here!

You’ll also need sandpaper, craft paints, brushes, a cup of water to rinse your brushes, and gloss sealer. You can use spray or brush-on, I use both by Mod Podge.

Sand the frames down do they are smooth. Add one coat of your favorite color, let dry and add another.

How to paint wood frames #craftychica #woodcrafts

It all depends on the look you want, I love bold brights, so I use three coats. Let dry and add accents, let dry and then use the spray sealer. You may need to attach a hanger on the back.

Thanks for reading my post! Let me know if you make and painted wood frames!

How to paint wood frames #craftychica #woodcrafts

Love & light,

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