Monday, April 2, 2018

Easy DIY Rainbow Unicorn Frame

This is a fun project for the $1.00 frames at the craft store.  You can use it as a decoration as is - or clip your own photo into the clothespin.

You will need
Wood frames
Acrylic paint
Glue gun
Glitter and glue
Craft Foam
Card Stock and Markers

I used metallic paint in these colors:

I began in the center of the frame using yellow
Next I added green

I put some green paint onto my yellow brush and blended it a little into the yellow, then I added more green to my brush and went farther down the frame.
Working quickly to keep a wet edge I did the same steps again with the blue the rest of the way down the frame.
Now I turned the frame upside down and got a new brush.  I put more yellow on my brush and went about halfway into the yellow to create a wet edge.  Then I put some pink on my brush and blended up into the yellow and then more pink down the frame.
Then I repeated the steps above adding purple into the pink and the rest of the way down the frame.

While this dries you can paint your clothespin and add glitter.

Using a piece of card stock cut to the opening of the frame draw the eyes and nose of the unicorn.  You can draw it free hand or use a half and quarter circle as patterns.

I went over my lines with glitter markers.

Cut two rounded triangle ears out of craft foam or paper.  I used glitter craft foam just to make my unicorns a little bit more magical : )
Hot Glue them on the back of the frame.
Put the face into the frame.
Hot glue the clothespin on the frame.
Here it is!  You can dress it up even more with some paper flowers. 

Have fun!!

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