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Beautiful Hand Crafty Frames

Nikki HarrisonComment

Frames are EXPENSIVE for pro photographers and for retail clients. A fun easy way to take a cheap thrifted frame and make it into something beautiful is by using craft paint, embellishments and a little hot glue.

I bought this frame at Value Village for $3.99


I always have crafting items around for other projects, and so I pulled out a few items I had laying around and decided to set to work on a pretty frame for a pretty picture.


First I grabbed some craft painting and compared the colors in the image I was going to use, so I could match it to the embellishments and image.  I did a coat of the beige, I added hints of the pinky peach and touched the edges with white. Then I let it dry for about an hour.


Once it was dry, I hot glued various paper flowers and decorative butterfly's to it, as well as a little pink ribbon. Wella! So easy, and so pretty.

If you like this, we would love to see your frames if you decide to try it.  Feel free to share with your social media friends too!