Frames are one of my favorite things to buy at thrift stores! They’re fun to experiment with new painting techniques and if I mess up these painted frames… no problem… they’re cheap! I hope these painted frame makeovers will inspire you to head to the thrift store for some frames.
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21 Painted Frames Makeovers
This was one of the first thrift store makeovers I did on the blog and it’s still one of the most popular. And, best of all, it’s also really easy.
When you find thrift store frames with a lot of detail, this is a great paint technique to try.
This is a similar painting technique but with the lighter color as the base.
This project came about when I was looking for something other than chicken wire to fill them with. And I ended up with some great crackle finishes!
These two shadow box frames were some of the most unique that I’ve found at thrift stores. I love how they turned out.
These are my current favorite frames! I loved using the antiquing dust.
This was one of those experimental painting techniques that I tried.
OK, so this one isn’t a thrift store makeover. We created this gorgeous frame from scratch! And you won’t believe how easy it is.
These tiny frames are plastic. I filled these with Valentine decorations but you could make them for any holiday.
I didn’t have to paint this amazing vintage frame. It was a perfectly aged gold when I found it. I turned it into an Advent calendar last year. A great project because it’s not permanent. This blog post also have a printable for the verses to put into the tiny envelopes.
DIY Stenciled Frame
This wasn’t my project but I love the idea of stenciling frames. You may see my version on the blog soon.
If you enjoyed these painted frame makeovers, you might also like these diy frame projects:
- Layered Paint on Detailed Vintage Frame
- Farmhouse Tissue Paper Frame
- Painted Thrift Store Frame and Printable
- Oval Frame Chalkboard Makeover
- DIY Photo Frame
- Milk Painted Picture Frame Makeover
- Spray Painted Frame Makeover
- Beach Themed Frame
- Aqua/Teal Oval Frame Makeover
- Herb Drying Rack Picture Frame
- DIY Frame Shelves
- Framed Monogram Wreath
Thanks for reading and I’d love to hear about your frame makeovers. Leave a comment and let me know what you’ve been making.
‘Til the next project,
Ann @ Duct Tape and Denim