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Distressed Frame

 
 
I had just received some awesome chipboard product from Words or Whatever and Flourish with a Bling in Australia and when I got the beautiful Authentique papers I knew just what to do.  I made this fun wall hanging for my house that has distressed tags with fun vintage images on them.  I used a large chipboard frame, traced it down on the Authentique paper and then hand cut so that it would show through the back of the frame.  I then added May Arts (BT96 and EA06) ribbon around the frame on the lower left  and a strip of 398-25-33 along the bottom to make a pocket before adhering it down on the paper.  I also strung Jute 363-10 on the tags.
 
I then added a chipboard banner from Words or Whatever , pearls from Flourish with a Bling, wood heart buttons from Blumenthal Lansing Buttons using SM-08 for the centers.  I colored all the chipboard and wood hearts with Distress Stain (fired brick, wild honey)

Blog post by: Candy Rosenberg

Hop on over to Authentique for more inspiration!

 

 
  1. Jenny

    Awesome once again Candy. Love how you have used the ribbon to create the pocket.. Jenny (Aus)

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  2. Maggie

    What a fabulous and clever idea Candy 🙂 Love the vintage tags tucked in the pocket and the cute little hearts and banner…love it! XX

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  3. Janet

    I love this!!!

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  4. Flo

    Great wall hanging. Love the vintage feel.

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  5. Laura Cox

    Great project….love the pocket!

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  6. Holly Elliott

    This is a beautiful project!!

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  7. B. Poteraj

    I really like this wall hanging. The burlap makes a nice pouchy thing to hold the tags. And the chipboard pieces are just gorgeous.

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  8. Cynthia B.

    The chipboard frame is just gorgeous! Lovely job dressing it up even more. 🙂

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  9. Virginia Ogg

    Cute.  I never know what to do with chipboard.  This is a great idea.

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  10. Tanya Hulbert

    Love the tiny banner hung across!  Nice touch!

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  11. Lisa Dawson

    Ohhh, I love vintage!  The tags are adorable and the frame is just perfect for your project.   Love the wide May Arts Burlap ribbon that you used for the pocket – very clever!

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  12. Sue D

    Very cool wall decor–I like the banner.

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  13. Lisa L.

    that is beautiful!  love the tags in it!
    Lisa

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  14. Emily h

    Very cool decor!

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  15. rush

    lovely wall hanging.  thank you for sharing.

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  16. Bethany Becker

    I love the tags!  Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Kristie Maynard

    Very vintagy, very cool.  TFS!

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  18. Fifi-T

    I adore that designer sacking

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  19. Karen L K

    I love this!! Just so creative and great looking. That frame and of course the May Arts ribbon puts the finishing touches on it.

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  20. Jingle

    This is so pretty!

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  21. Amy Jones

    I like everything about this.  This is really neat.  I love those tags.

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  22. Sharon Gullikson

    I like the tags–very chic. And the chipboard looks like it's very thick/good quality. What a great decorator item you made.

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  23. Becky D

    This is really cute Candy!  I love the little tags and the vintage look!  Great little home decor project 🙂

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  24. Miriam Prantner

    Very neat, love how utilitarian it is too!

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  25. Charlene

    Very vintage, Candy…love it!

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