A Sea Glass Sprinkled Picture Frame

by Toshi Kanno
(El Granada CA)

 A Sea Glass Sprinkled Picture Frame

A Sea Glass Sprinkled Picture Frame

~ craft project submitted by Toshi Kanno 

 For a long time I didn't know what to do with all my collection of sea glass in a jar.

One day I decided to try gluing them onto the glass picture frame I had.

First, I tried to cover the frame with as many sea glass as possible without glue but it didn't look nice.

Next I tried placing pieces apart a little from each other. It looked much better this time.  

I painted the back side of the frame with light blue to get a contrast of the green color of sea glass, then I glued all the small pieces of sea glass. 

It took a few tries, but I finally glued them onto the frame.  

I just needed some color contrast on the frame.  

Some people might like to cover entire frame with sea glass but I thought the way I did was OK! 

What do you think? 

~ craft project submitted by Toshi Kanno


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Beautiful!
by: Jessica

The frame is lovely and so is your wedding photo!

I'd like to make a frame too, but think I might try to use some sort of grout to get the pieces of glass to lay flush with each other.

But maybe that would take away from each piece's individuality.




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It's Tacky Glue !
by: Toshi

Thank you Mona!

I'm glad to hear that you like it.

For this one I used Tacky Glue. It worked fine. I tried some other glues but most of them stays messy, so I had to scrap off again and again and finally came out clean with Tacky glue.

Thanks
Toshi

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by: Mona

I think your picture frame looks great! What type of glue do you use?

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