There is a whole lotta love in moms kitchen and this sweet tribute frame would make her proud. This would make a wonderful Mothers Day gift that any mom would happily hang in her kitchen.
#15-0200 Armour Etch Glass Etching Cream.
#21-1674 Over N Over stencil-Whats Cooking
#21-1608 Over N Over stencil-Lower Case Script Alphabet (3 sheets)
#21-1645 Over N Over stencil-Mr-Mrs Reverse Letters
#21-1632 Over N Over stencil-Mother-Fathers Day
#08-9415 Masking tape
#15-0315 Glass cleaner
Glass and wood picture Frame 8x10
High quality, solid colored scrapbooking cardstock 8x10
Dry erase or ink marker
Old hand or dish towel
Scrap cardboard-about 10x12
1. Spread the towel out on top of the scrap 12x12 cardboard. Fold it if needed to fit the cardboard but should lay flat on the cardboard to support the glass evenly. The cardboard will act as your turntable, so you can work on the glass without having to lift it when you need to turn it around. The towel will support and protect the glass so it will not get scratched or crack.
2. Lay the picture frame on the towel, with the backside up. Remove the backing from the picture frame and set aside. Gently flip the frame over onto the towel and release the glass from the frame. Set frame aside. Warning: Avoid the edges of the glass, it may have sharp edges. A safety tip-carefully wrap the edge of the glass with a strip of masking tape so the glass will be easier to handle when you have to pick it up.
3. Carefully clean the side of the glass facing up with glass cleaner.
4. With the glass vertical (long side is up), Take the ruler and make a mark at 4 inches across with the marker (ink should come off when you rinse off the cream. If not, remove with glass cleaner once you are finished etching). Mark at the top and bottom. Connect the marks with the marker. This is your vertical center line
5. On the left and right hand sides, make a mark every inch down the length of the glass. Connect the marks on either side. These horizontal lines will help keep your letters straight when applying them.
6. Center the rolling pin stencil over the center line, so half is to the left of the line and half is to the right of the line. Line the bottom edge of the stencil with the first horizontal line from the top.
7. Place the letters for MOMS from the Mr-Mrs sheet and insert them inside the rolling pin, spacing the letters evenly. Apply a single heart on either side of the rolling pin (see picture)
8. On the next line down, apply the letters for kitchen. Half the letters will go to the left, half to the right. However there is 7 letters in the word, so the letter C will sit right on the line. Line up the bottom edge of the stencils on the line and overlap them slightly, right to left.
9. Center the spoon under the word kitchen, overlapping the top and bottom edges.
10. On the next line down, tilt the cooking pot at the left side, then apply the lettering after the pot. Continue down each line appling the letters for each phrase and using the solid spacers between words. Use the picture for placement. On one line the cooking object goes first, on the next line it goes after. At the bottom will be the tea kettle, cup and saucer with double hearts on either side.
11 .Surround any exposed areas with masking tape, overlapping all edges, cover entire side of the glass and at least 2 inches around from the edge on the backside..
12. Put on the rubber gloves. Load the brush with Armour Glass Etching cream. PAT the etch cream onto the stencils (do not brush it on) until each is thoroughly covered with a 1/4 inch of cream. View the directions and How To Videos HERE
13. Leave cream on for 5 minutes
14. Hold glass at an angle so the water will run down the glass in one direction. Rinse off all of the etching cream. Remove stencils and masking tape and rinse again. Handle edges carefully so you do not get cut!
15. Pat the stencils dry and return them to the carrier sheet. Dry glass with paper towels.
16. Reassemble frame by placing the etched glass in first, face down, then the colored paper and the backing last. Secure backing.