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.
More Painted Frame Makeovers
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 painted frame makeovers. Leave a comment and let me know what you’ve been making.
‘Til the next project,
Ann @ Duct Tape and Denim