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3 Creative Ways To Use Picture Frames

Picture frames have been around forever, framing pictures of our loved ones, our home, and our favorite moments in life. But have you ever considered other uses for picture frames? It takes a little creativity and maybe a little elbow grease, but the results are well worth it as frames can be super versatile. Whether you have an old weathered frame with no place to go or just an excess of picture frames, don’t throw them out just yet!

Check out the 3 ways below to creativity use picture frames around the home:

Pic/Project Cred: allthingsthrifty

DIY Custom TV Frame

This is such a creative way to hide some unsightly cords and wires, all well making your living room or flex space looking finished. This project, uses a vintage frame to surround the wall mounted TV and hide any and all cords and extras that might be showing. Not only is this an easy way to repurpose a beautiful frame, it will help your TV and media area really stand out while still looking designer. This set up would looks excellent hanging over your Valor Fireplace and really will become a centerpiece of the room.

Pic/Project Cred: PrettyDesigns

DIY Photo Frame

When we use a frame to encase our pictures and memories, we usually end up using it in a traditional way with the glass and backing. But to switch up your display and get creative with your photos, why not go back to basics and just use the frame. Find a frame you love and remove everything on it, leaving the frame intact. Once you have done that, you can hang pictures from the inside of your frame with a twine or ribbon and small clothespins. Not only does this allow you to constant change the pictures you display, you’ll also be able to show off your own personality with this fun and easy DIY project.

Pic/Project Cred: vintagerevivals

DIY Custom Frame Headboard

For a larger and more stand out project, why not turn your favorite frame into a beautiful headboard. This project will work best with a smaller sized bed such as a double or twin, but the options will be unlimited when it comes to style, color and design. Whether you keep a weathered frame with a new fun fabric, or go for a glossy frame with a vintage inspired fabric, this project can really bring any bedroom together. It may take a little elbow grease, but is well worth it for the results.


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