I love creating DIY Picture Frames. First, they are so easy to find. Craft stores have a selection of sizes, styles, and finished. You can buy them unfinished or already painted or stained so all you have to do is decorate them.
You an also breathe some life into a previously loved frame from the thrift store or a yard sale. They are easy to sand down and redecorate. Chalk paint, milk paint, crackle paint, and craft ink all make great finishes.
Then there are the decorations for your DIY Picture Frame. Have you seen all of the flowers that are available for decorating? HOLY COW! If you like bling or pearls, they come in every color of the rainbow too.
I decorated this picture frame that I purchased from Goodwill. It was actually a Target leftover and had a saying on it. I sanded off the saying and repainted it with Chalk Paint. Then I added flowers, a scrapbook paper background and the word Relax.
This Kindness Frame has a sweet story behind it. More chalk paint, scrapbook paper, flowers, and the Cricut Explore transformed this blank frame into a wonderful gift.
I remember when photos were small, and I fondly remember Polaroids. Yes I was a child of the 70’s. Since then, photos have gotten larger and you can choose from matte or glossy, sepia or color.
The newest trend is Instagram photos. You can even buy special Instagram photo albums and Small Smart Phone Printers.
Angie with The Country Chic Cottage covered plain frames with scrapbook paper and die cuts to make these pretty Desk Photo Frames.
Here’s a fun way to use an old picture frame. Katelyn with What’s Up Fagans made this awesome wire picture display.
Turn a wooden plaque into a Easy Distressed Photo plaque. The Pinning Mama will show you how to do it.
Goodwill always has an assortment of picture frames. Here are 17 Picture Frame Projects to create with hand-me-down frames.
Dukes and Duchesses has an interesting arrangement for Framed Photos. Read about her picture frame dilemma after purchasing a new sofa.
Here’s a magnetic frame by Happy Deal Happy Day for holding a photo. The base of this project might surprise you. You can decorate it with all sorts of craft trims from your stash.
Now you have some DIY Picture Frame projects to try. They use a variety of materials and supplies. I can’t wait to see what you make.
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