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Make Your Own Frames For A Wall Collage

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This is an easy, really affordable way to make frames and arrange a wall collage.
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Arrange a wall collage with homemade frames.
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Just take a piece of scrap wood (you can have Lowes cut it to the sizes you need) and paint it any color you like. I did white.
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Attach your photos using small screws or nails. Or you can glue it down using ModPodge.
Here is a recipe for a DIY version of Mod Podge (much cheaper) https://maggiemaysgifts.wordpress.com/2014/05/04/make-your-own-mod-podge/
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
This gives you this look.
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Attach picture hangers onto the back. (very inexpensive from hardware store)
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Next, cut out pieces of paper that are the same sizes as your frames. Put double sided on the back. This will allow you to play around with the layout to see how it will look.
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Once you have it how you like it. Start swapping out the pieces of paper with the frames.
  • make your own frames for a wall collage, crafts, decoupage, how to, wall decor
Until they are all up!

To see more: https://maggiemaysgifts.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/make-your-own-frames-and-arrange-a-wall-collage/

Got a question about this project?

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY

    Really cool! Looks great.

  • Deezie
    Deezie Stratford, CT

    this is such a fantastic idea. It looks great. Very creative

  • Shara Smith
    Shara Smith Chesapeake, VA

    I love this simple but clever idea. All the possibilities!! How about recycled barn wood, palates, old picket fence wood. Hmm!

  • Cindy
    Cindy Colorado Springs, CO

    I love your idea (better than using nails and then wish you hadn't) LOL Thanks, I cant wait to do it :)

  • Katie
    Katie Spokane, WA

    cute frames but to make a statement the pictures need to be hung closer together

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