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Frames

Explore 79 projects, 27 articles, 4 galleries, 59 videos, and more

Painted Glass Picture Frames

Steps:4
Materials
  • Photo Mat Template
  • Utility knife
  • Acid-free mat board
  • Glass (cut just a little larger than the photo's dimensions)
  • Window decal clear adhesive paper
  • Bone folder
  • Razor blade
  • Enamel sign paint
  • Photo
  • Copper foil tape
  • Epoxy
  • Velvet ribbon, 1/4 inch wide
  • Adhesive picture hangers
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Deco Fan Picture Frame

Steps:4
Materials
  • Punch Around the Page Deco Fan corner and edge punches, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at marthastewartcrafts.com and Walmart
  • Blue, aqua card stock, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Patterned paper, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Acrylic or wooden 8-by-8-inch picture frame
  • Craft knife, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • 12-by-12-inch cutting mat, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Glue, from marthastewartcrafts.com
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Framing a Mirror with Stock Molding

Steps:5
Materials
  • 1/4-inch-thick mirror, 27 by 29 inches
  • 1/4-inch-thick sheet of plywood, 29 by 31 inches
  • Construction-grade adhesive or wood glu
  • Four 2-inch-wide 1/4-inch-thick lattice pieces (two 27 inches long and two 31 inches long)
  • Spring clamps
  • 4 case moldings (two 25 1/3 inches long, and two 27 1/2 inches long)
  • 4 rosette blocks, 3 1/2 inches square
  • Towels
  • Plywood, for weight
  • Electric screwdriver with Phillips head
  • 1-inch screws
  • 2 D-rings, for hanging
  • Picture wire
  • Vinyl picture bumpers to protect wall
  • Masking tape
  • Paintbrushes
  • Primer
  • Paint
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Picture Frame Tray

Steps:10
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Baby Photo Album Ring

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Baby, Crafting and DIY, Framing, Kids
Babies love to look at pictures, especially when they're looking at things they're familiar with, like family photos. But since it's not wise to let babies hold your precious photos, here's another idea: Give your baby a simple and inexpensive photo that you can hook to the stroller.
Materials
  • Hole punch
  • Trading card protectors
  • Photographs
  • Plastic shower curtain ring
  • Plastic link, optional
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Picture-Frame Silk Screens

Steps:11
Use this simple technique to make beautiful silk-screen dog prints, perfect for decorating tote bags, T-shirts, and more.
Materials
  • Flat picture frame, with all hardware removed.
  • Sheer curtain fabric, cut 2 to 3 inches larger than the frame on all sides
  • Safety goggles
  • Electric staple gun and staples
  • Hammer
  • Acrylic varnish sealant
  • Masking tape
  • Plain white paper (for one use of stencil) or waterproof paper (for multiple uses)
  • Craft knife
  • Bulldog template 1
  • Bulldog template 2
  • Cat template 1
  • Cat template 2
  • Puppy template 1
  • Puppy template 2
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Kids' Cardboard Frame

Steps:6
Children will love crafting this adorable cardboard picture frame.
Materials
  • Cardboard pieces or boxes
  • Box cutter
  • Grid ruler
  • Pencil
  • Photo for framing
  • Frame back (stand) template for your frame size: 8-by-10-inch portrait or landscape
  • Transparent tape
  • Double-sided tape
  • Tools to make embellishments: hand punches, border punches, scissors, and/or craft knife
  • Premade embellishments: stickers, chipboard shapes, adhesive ribbon, etc.
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Felt Frame Cover

Steps:8
Using felt in a range of complementary colors, you can transform a self-standing clear Lucite frame into a wonderful gift or keepsake.
Materials
  • Lucite frame
  • Felt
  • Pencil
  • Pinking shears
  • Paper
  • Rotary cutter or small scissors
  • Fabric glue
  • Sewing machine
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