It’s time to spice up your home with these DIY picture frame ideas! Home decor can be expensive and hard to find exactly what you want. No fear, you can DIY your own so it matches your room and esthetic perfectly. There are tons of ideas and inspiration here so you can find something to fit your home. Grab your supplies and get ready for a great craft night!
Crafting can be great for you and the kids but can also be a nice way to relax on your own. If you need a quick and easy way to get things organized… check out some of the free printables I’ve been making at the end of the post
Here is the inspo I found!
How to Make a Simple Photo Frame
Source: Anika’s DIY Life
Don’t you just hate those generic picture frames everyone has? If you want a fun project to make this weekend… check out this simple step by step tutorial. These frames are made with leftover plywood and plexiglass. They’re not only simple but also look amazing!
DIY Magnetic Wood Frames
Source: DIY Huntress
Whether you have some scrap wood in the garage or not… you could create a one-of-a-kind magnetic wood frame like this. It’s simple, yet stylish, and pretty easy to make for crafters with basic skills. The best part is that it’s magnetic so you can easily change out the pictures!
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DIY Two-Tone Painted Picture Frame Makeover
Source: Dream Green DIY
Add some edgy accents by painting the picture frames where all your favorite memories are displayed! This DIY project takes only five steps and you can choose the colors that you use for them to match your vibe. Stunning, fun, and very chic!
DIY Large Wooden Frame Tutorial
Source: Alice & Lois
If you want to fill an empty wall but keep it simple… then large-scale art is the way to go! You’ll need a frame for that art and that’s where this tutorial comes in. It shows you everything, from how to create that wood frame to cutting the wood, to how to add a hook to hang it. UH-mazing!
Floating Acrylic Frame DIY
Source: A Beautiful Mess
I love the look of these floating frames! The best part is that you don’t need any crazy woodworking tools and the project costs about $40 bucks to make. So grab some plexiglass and make your own this weekend!
DIY Instax Photo Gallery Frame
Source: One Brass Fox
Mini polaroids are so cute and making a tiny gallery of some polaroids is even cuter, right?! I love that you don’t have to build a frame… you just have to make an insert for one and put all your favorite mini polaroids in it. If you have a leftover picture frame this would be a super simple and fun project to make!
Easy DIY Picture Frame for Art
Source: Harbour Breeze Home
If you don’t like spending money on new frames for all your pictures… check out this tutorial to make an affordable DIY frame! Measure the art you want to display, grab all the materials, and get down to work. The best part is that you could paint or stain the wood any color you want!
How To Make A Cardboard DIY Photo Frame
Source: Lets Do Something Crafty
Make some fun and playful picture frames using cardboard! This will be one of your favorite DIY projects to make with the kids. The supplies you need for this craft are things you probably already have… so, grab a couple of leftover cardboard boxes, call your kids for help and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon!
How To Make Custom Size Picture Frame
Source: A Crafted Passion
If you’re looking for a simple and easy wooden picture frame this is it! Grab some trim wood, your favorite paint color and build a frame to fit any sized picture or piece of art. Save the tutorial for next time you’re looking for a fun project to make at home!
DIY Chalkboard Picture Frame
Source: Our Handcrafted Life
Add some whimsy to your wall gallery, with this interesting DIY project. Create a chalkboard picture frame and display your most precious family moments. Not only will the frame look amazing, but it doesn’t take long to make at all!
Homemade Large Poster Frame
Source: Designer Trapped
Some of the most beautiful DIY projects require power tools and not everyone is comfortable using them or has them at home, right?! So, here’s a DIY project you can do without using any power tools. It’s easy, affordable, and an amazing option for framing large prints. This would look amazing in the living or dining room
DIY Wood Stick Hanging Frame
Source: Sugar Bee Crafts
If you have some scrap wood lying around in the garage, now it’s time to use it! This tutorial shows you how to create a DIY wood stick hanging frame, guiding you through the entire process with step-by-step instructions. It’s so simple and quick you will wonder why you didn’t do it sooner. Check it out!
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DIY Back-to-School Photo Frame
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
Beginning of the year school photos are a big deal! So if you’re looking for a fun back-to-school craft for the kids and a cute way to frame those pics… this tutorial shows you how to do just that. All you need are popsicle sticks and a few other basic craft supplies to get it done!
DIY Mini Frame Magnets
Source: Purely Katie
If you are a person that loves having cute little magnets on their fridge, this tutorial will blow your mind! A mini frame magnet is just what your fridge is missing! The most stunning part of this tutorial is that you can make your frames in any pattern you want. They can get as colorful or as simple as you want!
DIY $5 Clip Frame Tutorial
Source: Shanty 2 Chic
As relaxing as DIY projects are, they can be pricey sometimes. But this one is not one of those expensive projects! This clip frame will set you back only $5. So, check the tutorial and watch the YouTube video, in case you are not clear on parts of the process. I love the end result!
How To Make Easy DIY Wood Floating Frames
Source: Love and Specs
Cute and fun DIY projects are the best way to unwind and relax by yourself or with friends. The best DIY projects are the useful ones and this is just that! Following this tutorial, you’ll create some wooden floating frames that look absolutely amazing. The best part is that you don’t have to be super crafty because it’s very simple. So, relax and have fun with it!
DIY Patterned Picture Frames
Source: The Pretty Life Girls
Some picture frames can get boring. You don’t have to throw those out and buy new ones. Instead, jazz up those old frames and add a little pop of color to your home with this enjoyable DIY project. All you need is a picture frame, patterned fabric or paper, craft paint, mod podge, pencil, ruler and some scissors.
DIY Mini Picture Frames
Source: Maritza Lisa
If you are looking for a project that would work wonderfully as a sweet gift, you are in the right place! This tutorial shows you how to create a mini square picture frame that you can fill with your most treasured memories. It can be a gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day and so much more! All it takes is five simple steps. Perfect!
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Make an Easy Picture Frame With Glass
Source: Pnuematic Addict
Simple, sturdy, and inexpensive picture frames are incredibly hard to find… especially ones this big. Fortunately, this tutorial exists! The picture frame you’ll create with it comes with a groove where you can fit a sheet of glass so that it has that extra luxury feel. If you have a blank wall in the dining room, this one’s for you!
Mermaid Picture Frame Tutorial
Source: The Artisan Life
Mermaid-scale print just has something that screams summer or beach house! Now, you can bring those summer vibes into your home and to your pictures. This tutorial shows you how to liven up your boring picture frame and it even comes with a free mermaid scale stencil. Summer vibes, here we come!
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Spray Painting Picture Frames
Source: Amber Oliver
Everyone loves and appreciates their wall of family portraits. But that wall can sometimes get clumsy and messy with frames not matching each other! Let’s fix that and create a cohesive DIY gallery wall! This tutorial consists of picture frames and a bottle of spray paint. That’s it! An easy, quick, and useful tutorial!
DIY Easy Farmhouse Style Frame
Source: Her Tool Belt
Farmhouse style decor adds so much warmth to a home. That is just what this tutorial will do – add some warmth through some picture frames! These sliding picture frames are gorgeous and switching the pictures is the easiest thing ever. So, let’s do it right now!
DIY Clothespin Photo Display
Source: Two Feet First
Find some plywood and make displaying pictures as simple as possible! Small clothespins are a big part of this easy tutorial and will make changing the pictures in this picture frames extremely easy. Grab your tools and materials and let’s check out the steps!
Rustic DIY Photo Frame Tutorial
Source: Little House of Four
If you need some stunning picture frames for all those happy family portraits, then this tutorial is just for you. It takes you through the entire process of creating some rustic frames using pallets! Separate and cut the pallets, and paint them if you want or leave them just as they are. I love the rustic, uneven look of these!
Unique Picture Display Craft
Source: Anderson & Grant
A home without some family photos just doesn’t have that special warmth! This tutorial shows you how to display your treasured family portraits in the a super unique DIY picture frame. I love the wire mess look which I feel like you could paint white or black to really make it your own!
Homemade Picture Frame
Source: Jenna Kate at Home
This DIY project is what dreams are made of! Create a rustic picture frame that will look so magnificent you will want to make one for all your friends. Grab some wood and get down to work. You can even have your kids help you with the final steps!
DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Picture Frames
Source: The Latina Next Door
If you don’t want to spend a bunch of money those shadow box frames at the store, you can make one on your own. This easy tutorial shows you how to build a frame with stuff you can get at the dollar store. Whats better than that?!
DIY Valentine Jewel Picture Frame
Source: Design Improvised
Get crafty on your own or with your kids for Valentine’s Day. Make a jewel picture frame for the holiday of love to show how much you love and appreciate your family. You can hang it in the living room and let the kids put it in their room!
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DIY Watercolor Picture Frames
Source: Happiness is Homemade
Picture frames as gifts can be boring, except when they’re homemade and as stunning as the ones here! These watercolor picture frames are such a wonderful gift idea for any occasion. All you need is some free time and creativity. Let’s do this!
Modern Wood Picture Frame & Botanical Prints
Source: Bitterroot DIY
The simpler a picture frame is, the better it looks! This DIY project follows that philosophy by creating a wonderfully elegant picture frame with a strip of wood at the top and one at the bottom. Plus, this project features some magnets to make switching between pictures easier. Convenient and stunning!
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DIY Pastel Geo Painted Frame
Source: Bang on Style
Do you want to make a frame that will perfectly match the colors of your room? If your answer is YES, this pastel geo picture frame is perfect for you. It’s a very cute DIY craft and looks gorgeous. You can easily make it in one afternoon following this tutorial!
How to Make a Large Picture Frame on a Budget
Source: Angela Marie Made
If you are on a budget but you need a large picture frame, then this tutorial is right up your alley! Now, you no longer have to worry about how to display your favorite large-scale artwork. Making this picture frame is very simple, so gather the tools and supplies you need and follow the steps. It’s as easy as that!
Cheap Floating Frame For Canvas Art
Source: Making Pretty Spaces
What would happen if instead of spending a bunch of money on a custom frame for your art, you made the frame yourself? You’ll have a lot more fun, that’s what will happen! If you’re ready to make a floating frame for your canvas art… take a look at this tutorial and make it in five steps!
DIY Rustic Wood Art Frames
Who doesn’t love an affordable picture frame? And if that affordable picture frame can be made at home, it’d be perfect! Luckily for you, it can. Just follow this tutorial and make a rustic wood art frame like this one
Easy Floating Frame Tutorial
Source: Home Made By Carmona
Your canvas art can now look exceptionally chic with this floating frame. The best part about it is that it will cost you around 15$. So, measure and cut the wood, mark and drill some holes, and make your masterpiece!
How to Make a Rainbow Picture Frame
Source: Lydi Out Loud
Make a special frame for that special someone in your life! This rainbow picture frame is bound to make you and your home happier. After all, rainbows are filled with great symbolism and this tutorial does its best to bring that symbolism into your home. The directions are very easy to follow and the result is just magical!
I hope you found a great craft to create. Now all your special moments and memories have a beautiful homemade by you! These also make great gifts for anyone important in your life. Giving gifts never stop, so save this post in case you need some inspiration later down the line. Don’t forget to check out and download some of the free printables down below…
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