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Creative Picture Frame Crafts to Try
Picture frames aren't limited to just pictures and artwork. There are so many clever picture frame crafts to try that can make your home more functional and beautiful. The best part is that these crafts are inexpensive, and the majority of them can be created in just a couple of hours.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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Add Shelves to a Shadow Box for a BathroomContinue to 3 of 16 below.
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Transform Picture Frames Into a Terrarium
It can seem costly to transform almost 10 frames into a terrarium, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, head to the dollar store and pick up inexpensive frames for a buck. To make them look more expensive, spray paint them a matte color of your choosing. To adhere the frames together to create a box, use hot glue and duct tape.Continue to 4 of 16 below.
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Hang Your Jewelry From a Picture Frame
The only thing you need to do to convert a frame into a jewelry holder is to replace the backing with some type of mesh. This blogger used a cloverleaf radiator grill from a local hardware store for her backing. For more style, consider spray-painting the frame a fun color that will match your existing decor.Continue to 5 of 16 below.
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Turn Multiple Frames Into a Layered Collage
If you have a bunch of old, empty frames laying around, consider turning them into a large-scale piece of art. Layer the frames randomly then connect them together using a strong adhesive and finishing nails. The finished project will look great on a large empty wall or above a sofa.Continue to 6 of 16 below.
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Turn a Frame Into a Charging Station
Who doesn't have more than one device to keep charged? The great thing about this picture frame project is that you can look at your devices upright while they're charging. An added bonus is that all the cords will be tucked away behind the frame and out of sight.Continue to 7 of 16 below.
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Transform a Frame Into a Dry Erase BoardContinue to 8 of 16 below.
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Convert a Picture Frame Into a CenterpieceContinue to 9 of 16 below.
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Create a Picture Collage Using TwineContinue to 10 of 16 below.
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Add Hooks to Make a Key Holder
There are many ways to add hooks to a frame to create a key holder, but this one is especially crafty. You can collect antique trinkets or buy antique-style locks from a craft store. Either way, the end result is a whimsical way to hang up your keys at the end of the day.Continue to 11 of 16 below.
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Update Drawers on a Piece of FurnitureContinue to 12 of 16 below.
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Store Sunglasses on a Revamped FrameContinue to 13 of 16 below.
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Frame Hanging Plants on Your Porch
Creative garden spaces can be made more creative by incorporating reclaimed and found objects throughout. One clever way to do this is by using old wooden frames as a literal frame for a hanging basket. From a distance, the frame looks like it's housing a beautiful piece of art when in fact it's just housing a piece of nature.Continue to 14 of 16 below.
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Use Contact Paper to Make a Decorative Tray
To turn a frame into a functional tray, the first thing you need to do is pick a backdrop for the bottom section. This step can be done using anything from contact paper to fabric. Next, figure out what you want the handles to be made out of and how you are going to attach them to the ends of the frame.Continue to 15 of 16 below.
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Design Advent Calendar Using Mini Clothespins
This fun picture frame craft is ideal to make with your kids around the holidays. Get them involved by encouraging them to stamp the number of days on the individual cards. To take the craft one step further, consider writing an activity or type of reward on the backside of each advent card.Continue to 16 of 16 below.
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Get Organized With a DIY Command Center
The thing that is wonderful about this command center idea is that it includes hooks for backpacks, coats, and other items that can clutter an entryway. Using a large enough frame will not only ensure that your family's tasks stay organized, but their mudroom belongings do as well.