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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.

Categories
Living room
Home decor
Products
Permanent spray
Materials
Plaster
Difficulty
Easy peasy
Downloads
Images (ZIP)

Step-by-step

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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