Synopses & Reviews
Make fabulous frames for just a fraction of what they cost in stores. The 30 splendidly illustrated projects here present a wide range of styles and materials. So whether you're showing off a traditional painting or a beloved black and white photo of you and your mom, you'll find just the right frame. Start from scratch or revamp one that's purchased. Directions take you from measuring to mounting to hanging, and you can gild, paint, add mosaics, and more. Decoupage an old wooden frame with sheet music. Use corrugated cardboard to create a small shadow box that's perfect for starfish, pinecones or other natural objects. A quick and simple paper-covered envelope frame is bright with color and style. Or select from ribbon-wrapped glass, suede-covered wood with a silk mat, and silver-lipped frames fashioned from foil. Plus: decorating and display ideas.
The 30 projects here present a range of styles, so whether youre showing off a traditional painting or a beloved black and white picture of you and your mom, youll find just the right frame. Start from scratch or revamp one thats purchased, and you can gild, paint, add mosaics, or more. Plus: display ideas.