For the Love of Primitive Antiques

Wooden Portraits

This is another version of the photo blocks but on a larger scale…

Wooden Portraits

Wooden Portraits

Materials needed for this project are 2 X 8’s (cut in 9 1/2 inch lengths), 8 X 10 photos printed on standard paper, craft paint, paint brush, decal applicator, fine grit sand paper, picture hangers, and Mod podge.

Cut 2 X 8 down to size and sand edges smooth.

Cut 2 X 8 down to size and sand edges smooth.

Paint sides and edges with selected paint, allow to dry completely.

Paint sides and edges with selected paint, allow to dry completely.

Paint back and allow to dry completely.

Paint back and allow to dry completely.

Cut photo to fit board.

Cut photo to fit board. Brush Mod Podge over entire top of board and place photo in wet Mod Podge. Use decal applicator to take out any bubbles in photo.

Brush a top coat of Mod Podge over entire photo and sides, allow to dry completely and then Mod Podge the entire back of painted board and allow to dry completely.

Brush a top coat of Mod Podge over entire photo and sides, allow to dry completely and then Mod Podge the entire back of painted board and allow to dry completely.

Attach picture hangers on the back of board.

Attach picture hangers on the back of board.

When finished hang on a wall or just set them up on a fireplace mantel.

When finished hang on a wall or just set them up on a fireplace mantel.

I hope this is another project that you will enjoy doing!

 

 

 

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