Upcycled Picture Frames

I wanted to update some of my pictures/frames that I had around the house.  When I got the box of them, I found that water somehow got into the box and the pictures and backing were now ruined.  I had to throw the everything away except the the glass and the frame was still good.  Well, the picture was stuck to the glass so I had to clean it really good to get it all off.

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upcycled picture frames

So some reason I forgot to take pictures of the painting process of the frames but it was simple.  I used Black spray paint that I got for .99¢ at Lowe’s.

Make sure to spray it in a well ventilated area and put newspaper or something down to protect the flooring and sides.  I put up a wood piece against the fence and paper down on the floor.  It made it easier to get the sides and corners.  Spray as directed on can.

upcycled picture frames

I had this already laying around the house but you can get them at the Dollar store.

upcycled picture frames

Note* This is a ½” on each side of the picture.

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This character was done in Santa Cruz Boardwalk in 2010.  It took this long for me to frame it.

upcycled picture frames

I was at the thrift store and it was half off on red tags.  I went to the picture section and found a few pictures.  So I got some for a good deal.

I sprayed this just like the first picture frame.

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As you can tell, this was an anniversary photo last year in Santa Cruz Boardwalk too.  These Photos make me laugh every time I look at them.  My other daughter’s character came in the frame already but I might change it out so it is a little bigger to go with the other two.

upcycled picture frames

Which way do you like? InteriorsPL has great gallery ideas.

upcycled picture frames

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