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Love frame with Mosaic Hearts

| Other Craft Ideas,Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert
Love frame with Mosaic Hearts | Hobbyideas
Photographs are a collection of memories and when it comes to memories of the loved ones you should have a beautiful frame to showcase them. Here is just the DIY for you! This photo-frame Valentine DIY can be given as gift to that special one too.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Mixing Mouldit Clay

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take the Mouldit resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough.

STEP 2:- Rolling the dough

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Take the dough; roll it to make the medium thin slab with rolling pin.
• Leave it till semi dry.

STEP 3:- Making a check pattern

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Take a hack saw blade and create a checkered pattern on the slab.

STEP 4:- Cutting the heart motifs

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take heart shaped cookie cutters of three different sizes and cut the hearts out of the slab. Remove the excess clay.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 5:- Heart cut outs

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Your heart cut outs will look like this.

STEP 6:- Painting the hearts

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the hearts with shades of red and pink using Water Based Glass Colours Tomato Red, Pink Orange and White to give them a ceramic effect.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 7:- Paint the wooden frame

• Take wooden photo frame.
• Paint the frame with Acrylic Colour White 27. Let it dry.
• Make a scribble pattern on the frame with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.

STEP 8:- Sticking the hearts

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

• Stick the painted hearts randomly on the frame with Fabric Glue.
• Leave it to dry completely.

STEP 9:- Giving finishing touches to the frame

Love frame with Mosaic Hearts - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the grooves of the mosaic heart with 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707 to make it look more realistic.
• Paint the letters “LOVE” with Water Based Glass Colours Pink, Tomato Red, White and Orange. Leave it to dry.
• Highlight the frame by giving the distress effect using Artistry Ink fancy fuchsia towards the outer edge of the frame.
• Let it dry completely.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours White 27, Fevicryl 3 D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707, Fevicryl Water Based Glass Colours ( Pink, Tomato Red, White, Orange), Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Plain Wooden Photo Frame, Artistry Ink – Fancy Fuchsia, Pencil, Heart Shape Cookie Cutter, Rolling Pin, Hacksaw Blade, OHP Sheet, Colour Palette, Water Container.

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