Make your own picture frame

Shabby chic picture frame

This fabulous picture frame makes a great vintage accessory for your shabby chic home decor. It's really easy to make yourself and here we show you how it’s done. You’ll need a plain wooden picture frame with a wide edge. You can create an interesting texture using plaster of Paris by spraying the frame in two different shades of Acrylic Spray Paint for extra effect. Then take a gloss paint marker and apply interesting touches to the frame to give it a distressed appearance. You’ll soon see how this kind of picture frame can transform your home.

Living room
Home decor
Permanent spray
Easy peasy
Images (ZIP)


Products and materials

Other materials

  • A picture frame with a wide, smooth surface
  • Plaster for mixing
  • Spatula and container for the plaster
  • Notched spatula for creating the textured pattern
  • A protective covering (newspaper, dust sheet) to lay over your work surface

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