Jumping in here to share a super easy, farmhouse style, picture frame tutorial with you. We all love to show off our family, but I have found that store-bought frames lack character and the ones that I do like tend to be on the pricey side. My solution: make my own picture frame. And the one I’m sharing with you today is very simple to make.
Actually, I like to make a few picture frames all in one sitting. They really are that easy…
HOW TO MAKE A SUPER EASY, FARMHOUSE STYLE, PICTURE FRAME:
- 2-1×6 boards (cut to 18″ long)
- 2- 1 1/4″ boards (cut to the width of the project)
- small nails
- Gorilla glue
- metal clip
- metal name plate
Line up both 1×6’s side-by-side…
Nail both 1 1/4″ strips width-wise to 1×6’s…top board = 1 1/2″ from top; bottom board = 1 1/2″ from bottom. This will hold your 1×6’s together, so make sure you nail down both ends and in the middle. 1×6’s should be secure, once smaller strips are nailed down…
Paint frame (tops, sides and front). I dry-brushed and used a little sandpaper on mine to give it more of a worn look. But it’s really all about personal preference and the look you like. 🙂 Allow it to dry. (Or use a blow-dryer if you are in a hurry)…
Attach roping to back using super-glue or nails…
Add metal clip and name plate using super glue. Allow glue to dry…
Add card stock to name plate and clip on your 8×10 photo…
Now your picture frame is ready to hang…To give my frame more of a finished look, I added a pretty little decorative knob to the wall and hung my roping on it…
These frames are great for any wall in your home and also make great gifts for teachers, family, friends, etc. So quick and easy to make. And with your personal touch, they are sure to be a hit!
And hey, while we’re talking decor…come hang out with me on Instagram. I post a new decor idea photo everyday and share my latest projects and home on Insta-stories daily. So much fun!! Come and be inspired. 🙂
Until next time,
If you missed last week’s new furniture post, be sure to check it out here.
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