Photography: Lisa Hubbard
Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2000
Besides being tasty in a salad, beans can be unexpectedly stylish when they trim wooden frames. Here, beans were applied in three designs, and they make the frames look like a set.
Bean Frame How-To
Browse through a store that sells dried beans to get inspired by the bright colors and smooth bead-like shapes. Paint unfinished wooden frames with acrylic paint, and glue on beans with craft glue. Begin gluing along the outside edge of the frame, starting at one corner, applying a thin layer of glue and pressing on beans.