Picture Frame Craft Instructions

How to Make Picture Frame Crafts

Use these free instructions to make a variety of pictures frames. Homemade picture frames are great for home decor and also for gift giving. Whether you are a experienced photographer or just getting started in photography, you will have pictures you want to display and share and these frames are just what you need. If you want to use your photos as part of a project, check out my collection of free photo crafts.

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    Bottle Cap Frame

    Bottle Cap Picture Frame Craft
    Bottle Cap Frame.

    Discover how easy it is to personalize any old picture frame using bottle caps to share a special message or just to add some extra decoration.

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    Card Collector Frame

    Card Collector Picture Frame Craft
    Card Collector Frame.
    Use these directions to turn an unwanted CD case into a frame to use for special trading cards or even a small photo.
  • 03 of 09

    Magazine Picture Frame

    Magazine Picture Frame Craft
    Magazine Picture Frame Craft.

    Check out this amazing picture frame made by a crafter named Sarah, and then follow the directions she shares and make your own. Roll up a strips of magazine into small rolls and glue them to a frame to make it really pop.

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    Noodle Frame Ornament Craft
    Noodle Frame.

    Learn how to use a few handfuls of noodles and a piece of cardboard to make a frame you can hang up anywhere. How fun is this, especially if you color the noodles first before you add them.

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    Personalized Picture Frame Craft
    Personalized Picture Frame.

    Paint an old picture frame to give it new life, and then decorate it using fancy charms, buttons, brads, or stickers. There are all kinds of embellishments you can add to make it fun and new once again!

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    Puzzle Piece Picture Frame Craft
    Puzzle Piece Frame.

    This project sheet instructs you how to create a frame using puzzle pieces glued to craft sticks. Choose puzzle pieces that will highlight the colors in your photo for a coordinating look.

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    Sea Shell Picture Frame Craft
    Sea Shell Picture Frame.

    A visitor named Kim explains how she decorated pictures frames using sand and sea shells. Collect shells from the beach you visited and then add them to your frame, along with a photo from your travels!

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    Styrofoam Tray Picture Frame Craft
    Styrofoam Tray Frame.

    These craft instructions, that explain how to make a special frame using a styrofoam tray, were submitted by the Villaluz family. This is a great craft to make for a darling DIY frame!

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  • 09 of 09
    Twig Picture Frame
    Twig Picture Frame.
    Go for a walk and collect a couple handfuls of twigs and then use them to make this fun picture frame. You can even take a picture on your walk to display in the frame.