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How to make photo frames at home

How do you decorate your own picture frame?

10 Things to Do With a Plain Picture Frame

  1. Stick On Fun Tape. Buy patterned washi tape that’s about as wide as your frame. …
  2. Options Galore. If you find a pattern you like that’s thinner, just use two strips side by side. …
  3. Put Down an Overlay. …
  4. Add Flowers. …
  5. Dot It. …
  6. A Rainbow of Colors. …
  7. Wrap It in Yarn. …
  8. Gold-Leaf It.

Why framing is so expensive?

Small frame shops have very little economy of scale on their side to keep prices down.” Because of their volume, Simply Framed buys materials by the box, rather than by the foot, and sometimes even by the pallet, she says, and passes those discounts—as well as their savings from reduced overhead—on to customers.

What can I use instead of a picture frame?

Your Furniture. Old furniture that needs a face lift, like tables, dressers, and barstools can make wonderful picture frame alternatives. All you need is a little bit of mod podge or clear resin, some pictures, and possibly some clear glass to create a wonderful piece of accent furniture that will liven up any room.

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