As part of our step-by-step guide to making your own twig frame, start with step 1 where we let you know all the materials you'll need to get started.
|Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
How To: Make a Rustic Twig Frame
|Step 1: Gather Your Supplies|
|What You'll Need:
— Unfinished frames from a craft store ($1 for 4-by-6-inch frame)
— Hot glue gun and additional glue sticks ($2 for gun and $2 for 30-pack of sticks)
— Craft glue ($1 for 4-oz. bottle)
— Acorns, small pinecones, etc., (free)
— Foam paint brushes (40 cents each)
— By-pass pruner to cut the twigs ($6 on sale)
— Brown craft paint ($1 for 2-oz. bottle) OR Decorative paper for decoupage (I used a 12-by-12-inch piece of scrapbooking paper with a barnwood design, 50 cents a page)
— Assorted twigs: Pick ones with visual interest for the decoupage frame or the straightest ones you can find for the all-over twig design. (free)
|What You'll Need||Prepping the Frame||Determining Design||Finishing Touches|
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