Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Picture Frame Window

 I am so excited to tease you with what I am working on.  I wasn't home all weekend and my time seems to be flying.  However, my son, James, got all of my Halloween/Fall stuff down.  I am in process of decorating, daycare, and my own kids schedules -- it seems to be taking me forever to get anything done.  But, this is how my entryway is shaping up:



I totally fell in love with Janet's window over at Today's Fabulous Finds, go here to see hers.  It is awesome and I have been waiting a long to time to re-recreate one for me.  I just know I will have a blast decorating it for all of the upcoming holiday's.



Remember these?  I used the large one for this project.



I started by removing the glass and picture.



I bought a real thin piece of wood trim about 1 in. wide and rounded edges at the Home Depot.  It was really inexpensive for about a 5 ft. long piece.



I measured the width and length (from the inside lip) of the picture frame and cut it with a handsaw.



I painted all the pieces an olive green to match my shelf.



I then took a rag and rubbed an antique white paint until I got the effect I wanted.  Then, I added some stain and glued it together.


You can see how I glued it on that inside lip.



I just overlapped it.



Ta Da -- I can't believe mine turned out.




On to my wreath.  I bought this grapevine wreath at the thrift store for $1.00.  I added cheese cloth (from my lantern project) and spiders.  I had spider rings and a couple of larger spiders, from Walmart, to make it match my lantern.


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I even did the same bow.



Added some spider webs, crows, and rats (from the Dollar Store).




I am still working on the top of my entryway dresser (below my shelf).  I will be showing you the finished product a little later.  Until then:

Thanks for stopping by and,

Happy haunting,


17 comments:

  1. I love the spiders on your wreath..too creepy!

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  2. Great job! I have a couple of old window frames hanging around that you've motivated me to do something with. Love those creepy bottles too.

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  3. I love what you did with that wreath. Great decorations!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

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  4. How creative! Great vignette :)
    Make you sure link back to my WW party. Thank you for sharing.

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  5. Very nice and spooky! I bet it's even better in person... Thank you for sharing your project...I loved reading every word and seeing all your photographs! Great Tutorial!

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  6. That is SO cute!! I am your newest follower!
    Brooke from babblingsandmore.blogspot.com

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  7. I love how you incorporated cheesecloth into everything. I've never thought of that, but it's perfect.
    Rachel
    adventuresofadiymom.blogspot.com

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  8. This is so unique and lovely.. Very creative.. LOVE IT.. I would LOVE to have you link it to my linky party going on today - Pin'Inspirational Thursdays over at The ArtsyGirl Connection - TY :)) Link is -http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/10/pinspirations-pinterest-inspirational.html ps: officially following ya :))

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  9. Super cute! I love how you made the framing! Thanks for linking up!

    Kaitlin-The Not So Simple Housewife
    http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com

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  10. Eeeww..those spiders are creepy! And I love those bottles! Thanks for sharing over at my Bewitching Craft link party over at http://igottacreate.blogspot.com!

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  11. I love your decor so creative and festive!

    Come link this up to scrappy saturdays tomorrow at www.candacecreations.blogspot.com!

    Candace

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  12. Fantastic Rhonda. Everything works so well together and your wreath is awesome!

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  13. Hi, there! You've got so much creativity and I'm admiring them all. May I invite you to join me, too, at my Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

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  14. Great job on your window! I have a frame just like the one you used, makes me want to make another one. Thanks for the link to my post. :)

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  15. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

    Thanks for linking up to scrappy saturdays last weekend, come on back and link up again!

    Candace

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  16. Hi Rhonda, what an excellent job you did with your Fall crafts. I really like them. I recently found your blog and am now following. Please pop on over to mine and check it out and perhaps you would like to follow me also. I would love that. Hugs, Chris

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