An Up-Cycled Thrift Shop Frame


I thought this hinged shutter frame had possibilities when I saw it at the thrift shop.


I painted it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Pure White, and sanded it to distress the edges.  I applied a coat of clear wax.

Thrift Shop Shutter Frame Upcycle www.organizedclutter.net
I added a Tim Holtz embellishment, a metal tag that says "Authentic".  The tags are available at Amazon or other craft shops too.



Thrift Shop Shutter Frame Upcycle www.organizedclutter.net
I love this shutter frame in white.

Thrift Shop Shutter Frame Upcycle www.organizedclutter.net
I was going to sell this frame at my shop, but I just may add some of my little cuties's photos and keep it!





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7 comments:

  1. Very cute frame...painting it really brought out the detail!

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  2. Perfect update for such a cute frame. I think it's a keeper.

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  3. It's great Carlene! You always make your pieces come back to life! So cute! Blessings, Cindy

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  4. That is the cutest thing Carlene! I love those Tim Holtz tags... I've gotta get some too for shop projects. :)

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  5. Nice! You're making me want to get some Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and give something a try!
    ~Tanya

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  6. Carlene ... you have such a great eye for finding things for photos. Love this one and the tag is a neat idea too.
    Audrey Z.

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  7. Love then new color and the add embellishment!
    hugs,
    Jann

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