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Category Archives: Frames


My daughter painted the sweetest picture for me in her art class. I love the bright colors and her fun approach to a vase with flowers! I decided to build another frame using pieces from the scrap pile to showcase Read more…


I made this board for Mr. Awesome for our anniversary representing some of the bottles of wine we’d shared over the past year. I thought I had enough corks but apparently not… This is still a work in progress! Most wine bottle Read more…


Build a Framed Brick Panel I’m still in the midst of finishing my daughter’s “new” bedroom (big brother’s old room) and decided that her faux deer head, Felipe Hornsworth the First needed a makeover so he wouldn’t get lost on Read more…


An Easy to Build Frame For an Inexpensive Mirror My daughter has one of the inexpensive $5 mirrors in her room (I call them “dorm mirrors”). Every time I walked by her room and saw that mirror, I would remind myself Read more…


DIY Plans to Build a Dorm Mirror Frame Dorm mirrors (the mirror with cheap plastic frames that can be purchased for $5.99) don’t have to look cheap… A beautiful frame can be built for these mirrors that will give it Read more…


How to Make a Large Swirly Frame I saw these huge swirly frames in the local craft store. The wheels were turning and I had all sorts of ideas on how I could use them… until I checked the price! Read more…


Build Picture Frames from the Scrap Pile As I was poking around in my scrap pile the other day, I came across a few good pieces of oak. Since I built the frames for mirrors and a cork board, why Read more…


My boyfriend wanted a cool place to display pictures of places we’ve hiked. He’s not a “fancy picture frame” type of guy and suggested a large cork board with a wood frame. What a great idea! I got to work Read more…


I had an old mirror that fell off the wall and broke in half. Does that still count as seven years of bad luck? (My thinking is no, since it broke in two pieces and didn’t shatter!) Anyway, rather than Read more…

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