Love decorating your room with unique things? Well, then you are sure to love this simple DIY of making a thrift picture frame as a home decor piece. Also, picture frames are a great way to remind you of any beautiful memory. Whenever you have a look at that frame, you will feel nostalgic.
Of course, these frames can also add charm and elegance to your room. Additionally, when you make them with your own hand, they become extra special. So, follow these simple and easy steps to make your own photo frames.
Find A Base For Your Frame
Now, the first step to make a photo frame is to find a perfect base for your structure. No worries, you can use any suitable material such as an old wooden frame, the back of an old mirror or drawer, and more. Even joining ice cream sticks together can make an excellent base for a DIY frame.
Find Appropriate Background
The next thing you are supposed to do is look for an appropriate background for where the picture would stick. The background could most probably be a craft paper of any design that would go well with the frame. As well, it could also be some old cloth that is no longer of any use, or any other discarded material. Reshape the material according to the shape and size of the frame to be used.
Gather The Pictures
The next step, a most interesting one, is collecting the pictures that you want to put in the frame together. You can use a single image or many pictures, it’s up to you. This step usually fills you with nostalgia because many a time, people tend to forget the task at hand and dive into the ocean of memories that the pictures bring with them.
Stick Things Together
In the next step, you are supposed to hold everything you want to put in the frame together on the base so that it won’t clutter later on, so that your work will turn out to be clean and tidy. You can use glue sticks or gum or even a fabric glue based on the material for the background.
For Home Decor Beautification
This step counts as the most exciting step because here you can let your creative side take over entirely and beautify the frame you have made according to your own will using various kinds of stuff. You can make use of multiple types of paints. In addition to that, you can also accessorize the frame using different types of things such as different shapes and sizes of buttons. Indeed, various kinds of threads can also come in handy while doing this. Glitters and small knickknacks of diverse types such as small stones can also prove to be very useful.
More than making the photo frame using DIY techniques, it is essential to enjoy the process of making it. This is what DIY is all about. Also, in addition to enjoying the process, DIY ensures that you connect the things having some form of sentimental value to your items, and this makes the end product all the way more valuable.