Decorating a house with framed pictures adds a homely feel to the ambiance and also keeps guests intrigued. It keeps memories alive! At one time, picture frames were common birthday gifts. Although they no longer are the most sought-after gifts, picture frames definitely are great pieces to keep at home.
Moreover, if you decorate them yourself, you create a personal masterpiece. The picture frame attains new meaning and worth. Let's take a look at different ways you can decorate the frame.
Do you have old picture frames that have lost their sheen and attractiveness? If yes, then do not throw them away. You can easily give them a makeover using dimensional paint. Dimensional paint can be used to decorate wooden frames that have not been previously decorated.
Take the plain wooden frame and draw any design as per your choice onto it with dimensional paint. Give the paint 12 hours to dry. Once it's dry, coat the frame with any dark shade of ordinary acrylic craft paint. You will notice the design raising above the paint coat and appearing all classy, ready for you to place your snap in it.
The clay items need to be placed in the oven at 250 degrees for half an hour after which it is ready to be decorated. You can use paints, glitter, beads, etc., to decorate the clay models. With the help of hot glue gun, stick them onto the wooden frame and place your photograph in it.
Decorating picture frames is a wonderful hobby, and once you master it you could also think of selling them for fundraisers or if you are very good at it, you could even think of selling them on a commercial basis. You never know what clicks for you!