Monogram Mat & Frame

Monogram mat and frame

What You'll Need:

16 x 20” Gold Frame
Krylon Gold Leaf Pen
Blue Painter’s or Low-Tack Tape

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes

How to Make a Monogram Mat & Frame

A Monogram Mat and Frame is a unique way to display wedding pictures! The bright gold frame and matching monogram gives off a classic elegance that compliments both black and white or color photos.
  • 1 Place painter's tape

    Place the painter’s tape along the beveled edges of the mat. Firmly press the edges of the tape down.

  • 2 Lightly color

    Lightly color inside the bevel with the gold leaf pen. Take care not to let the paint puddle.

  • 3 Peel tape

    After the ink has dried completely, peel off the tape.

  • 4 Position stencil

    Position the stencil as desired and lightly color with the gold pen. Gently lift the stencil and let the paint dry completely. Repeat for any other lettering.

  • 5 Insert mat

    Insert the mat into the frame.