Paint and Stain Picture Frame Makeover

Shanna from Restoration Redoux was inspired to take a wooden frame she’d found from a yard sale for fifty cents and turn it into a Anthropologie look-a-like. Shanna used two different widths of tape to create her lines and then simply painted the exposed wood with beautiful aqua plaster paint. I love the combination of […Read More]

Burlap Matting

Michelle from That Mommy Blog offers a super simple and thrifty update for tired out picture frames. She refabbed an old frame by recovering the matting with burlap using an easy technique that requires only a few snips of the scissors and squirts of hot glue. Since burlap is crazy cheap, you could easily pull off this makeover for next to nothing!

diy burlap matting and upcycled frame

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Gold Framed Sketches

Mekenzie’s love for Restoration Hardware runs pretty deep, and she’s had many successes at replicating the look without the cost. She shares her latest and greatest over at Interiors by Kenz – gold-framed wall art. What I love about Kenz’s knockoff is that she incorporated her own love for aviation by framing Leonardo Da Vinci sketches of flying machines, making her art stylish, meaningful, and cheap!

restoration hardware knock off art

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Antique Silver Frame

Lauren from The Endearing Home almost purchased a beautiful antique silver frame from West Elm. Almost… before she realized she had several old frames in her garage that could easily be refabbed. Lauren applied Rub ‘n Buff to one of the frames for an aged silver finish and also created a linen matting using an old curtain panel. I am loving how Lauren totally nailed the look with items she already had! Yay for not one but TWO great upcycles!

picture frame makeover

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