Craft the Perfect Frame: Transform Plain Frames with Papers, Paints, & Embellishments

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Quarry Books, Aug 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
Craft the Perfect Frame presents 25 original projects to turn purchased frames into artistic decor accents and gifts. Crafters can create just the right settings for their favorite photographs, artwork, memorabilia, decorative objects, or scrapbook pages. Basic frames (plain, unfinished, shadow-box, or kit) and mattes are decorated with fabulous papers, specialty paints, and embellishments of all kinds. The step-by-step instructions and how-to photographs make it easy to create impressive results. Scrapbookers and crafters of all kinds will love these imaginative new ways to enjoy paper crafting, personalizing, and embellishing.

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About the author (2005)

Carin Heiden Atkins is the author of Elegant Porcelain and Glass Painting Projects and also contributes to Paper Creations and Scrapbooking & Beyond. She is a columnist with two columns for Create & Decorate Magazine and chairs the Trends Committee of the Society of Creative Designers. Carin is also on the CHA designer section design council.

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