Friday, April 19, 2013

Punky Playground Display Frame


Hey everyone, here to share a fun, easy project using Punky Playground today.  Punky Playground pieces are 12 x 12 pieces of corrugated cardboard that have scalloped edges.  They come in a pack of two, and you'll need both pieces for this project.

On the bottom piece I cut a 10 3/4" square piece of cardstock centering it.  The papers I chose to use for this project are from My Little Shoebox's Up in the Trees collection.

The second piece of Punky Playground is the front frame.  I measured 1 1/4" in on each side and cut out the center square.  Then I traced the frame on the pink polka dot paper and cut around the scalloped edges.  In the center, I added about 3/8" and cut out the center of the paper.  I scored along the lines that I traced, and snipped the corners in on a diagonal to create flaps that were folded in to create a finished look.  I adhered the front piece of cardstock with Bonding Memories Adhesive, and used Helmar Quick Dry 450 on the small flaps that were folded on the inside edge of the opening.  If you are pressed for time or looking to simplify the project, don't worry about the flaps, just cut right along the traced line in the center of the frame.

Here's what the it looks like without the photos/ephemera:

The trim going across the frame that the items are hung from is Lil Twiney that I crocheted.  It's secured between two Helmar Zapdots.  Additional double layers of Zapdots were used to secure the front and back of the frame.

 

I used some of the Lil Canvas Stems from the Punky Fiber Pack to hang the frame.

This was a fun, quick project to put together.  I didn't embellish it too much, just added a bit of paper to frame the opening, because I haven't decided who is getting this.  Originally I thought I would give it to Ellie, but I kind of want to keep it now, although she did see it when I was photographing and wanted to know if she could have it....

Supplies Used
Punky Sprouts:  Punky Playground, Canvas Funky Punky Fiber Pack
Other:  My Little Shoebox - Up in the Trees papers; CTMH - Bonding Memories Adhesive; Helmar - Quick Dry 450, Zapdots; Tombow - Mono Adhesive

22 comments:

  1. Such a fun frame Miriam! I think you did right not to over-embellish it - less is more here I think!

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  2. Loveeeeeeeeeeee this!! LOVING how you added the jute for the clips!!

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  3. Now how fun is this? Great idea to be able to switch out your elements as you wish. Love your knotted ribbon ends!

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  4. Oh Miriam! This is so cute! So creative!

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  5. I'm a big fan of altered projects. Yours is soooo adorable!

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  6. OHHHH! I LOVE LOVE LOVE that you can switch out whatever you want whenever you want! FAB!! LOVE the polka dot paper! YOU ROCK:)

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  7. This is a wonderful altered project, Miriam. I like that you can switch it up when you want. Lovin' the polka dots!

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  8. love this! it is just way too cute!
    thanks so much for stopping by my blog today and leaving such a kind comment.

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  9. Miriam this is so cool.. what a fun fun idea...

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  10. What a fabulous idea! My husband made me a large chicken wire/barn board frame for our hallway. Right now, there are Christmas card photos on it, but I'm thinking I should trade those out for some scrapbooking layouts and cards.

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  11. This is so sweet! Love the polka dots!

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  12. This came out so adorable!!! Love the photos hanging inside the frame. I would keep it! But good luck with that!

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  13. So cool! I could see me using something like this instead of making layouts. I love it!

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  14. Waouhhhhh ! What a great idea to hang your best photos ! I like it Miriam !! Thanks for the inspiration

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  15. Love your frame! I think many of us are totally inspired by this fab' project of yours!!
    Thanks Miriam!!

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  16. Brilliant idea! Love the clipping design and how easy that you can switch up photos and notes/ticket stubs! You are so clever, Miriam!

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