summer with the masters

Framing with Stretcher Bars

We all love diamond painting, but what do we do with our finished work? One of the least expensive ways to make your completed canvas display ready is by framing it with stretcher bars. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the process and give you tips and tricks so you can avoid my mistakes….

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“The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt

My work in progress (“WIP” in diamond painting speak) for summer of 2023 is Diamond Art Club’s rendering of “The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt. I chose this piece because it’s an all-time favorite of mine and I love the story of the painting. Best of all, it meets all the requirements for Diamonds and Emeralds‘ diamond painting event,…

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