Prints CharmingPrints Charming
When it comes to your favorite photos, sometimes a plain old frame just won't do. Luckily, you can easily dress up the basic edges of affordable picture frames using ribbon, newspaper, mini tiles and more to make them worthy of the prints inside. Flip through this slideshow to see a few illustrated ideas and how-to instructions for completing them. Produced by Eddie Ross.
Create a Mirror Image with TilesCreate a Mirror Image with Tiles
Reflect on a memory by framing a mat cutout with 1/2" tiles secured with craft glue. Or highlight the corners by gluing one 1/2" tile onto each and clustering six 1/4" tiles around it. If you get fingerprints on the tiles, wipe them very gently with a paper towel spritzed with glass cleaner. Tiles, $1.99 per bag of 25, at Michaels stores.
Photo: © Miki Duisterhof/Woman's Day
Trim a Mat in RibbonTrim a Mat in Ribbon
Cross the border: Measure the height and width of a mat, add 1/2" to both, and cut two lengths each of a light and a dark shade of 1 1/2"-wideRead More »from 5 Charming Photo Frame Ideas