Mod Podge + Vintage Patterns = Wall Art

Not sure where this idea came from–Pinterest likely, plus a cruise through Michael’s on my lunch hour.

Burlap Initial

I started with this burlap-covered frame–buy one, get one free!

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I covered it with a thick layer of Mod Podge matte finish–just what I had on hand.

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Then I added old doll pattern pieces (picked this up at an estate sale for 10 cents) being careful to overlap them. Then I added more Mod Podge on top. You have to use a gentle touch or the paper will tear.

Burlap 2

Once it was dry I noticed the edges looked a little rough. Maybe some ribbon will help.

Burlap 9

I used a hot glue gun to attach the gross grain ribbon. Now it was time for an initial.

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I got the  “J” and a “T” at Michael’s–great size and shape, but I thought black would look better. I only had chalkboard paint on hand and was too lazy to go to the store–when I want to craft, I am a little impatient. I think it worked out just fine!

burlap 8J

 

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