Turn a window frame into this beautiful faux cross stitch art. This trendy diy project is easy and perfect for beginners. This also gives "cross stitch" a much more modern look. Pull out your old windows and get started.
I had this window from a previous project, so the glass was already removed. Start, by removing the glass from the window and painting the window the color of your choice. I had previously used a wood stain on this. If you paint or stain your window, you'll need to make sure you let it dry completely.
Cut your chicken wire, chicken run or hardware cloth so that it overlaps the back of the window and staple to the frame.
Next, you'll want to get your cross stitch pattern. There are tons of free patterns online or you can draw your own.
You'll want two pieces going one way and two pieces overlapping so it creates an x. Tie the back yarn ends together in a double knot and cut the extra off.