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How to: Polishing old metal frames

One of my most popular items at The Secret Rose is embroidered wall art in upcycled vintage frames. I get lots of people asking me where I source these and how I treat them, so I thought it high time to share the method I’ve developed through the years. Hope it can be of use to someone 🙂

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Rockabye baby

A little while ago, I was commissioned to come up with some embroidered wall art to celebrate the birth of a little baby girl. Equipped with a photo of her adorable nursery for reference (where it would finally be displayed), I started out with spray painting a vintage wooden frame white, in order to match the decor.

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