You probably have several old picture frames somewhere in your home collecting dust. I know I do. But if you have no use for them for storing your pictures, that doesn’t mean the frames are doomed for the attic. Turn those frames into something useful, like a board to store your makeup or a way to organize your hair accessories. Here are 15 picture frame project ideas for your inspiration. What will you make today?
Picture Frame Project Ideas to Give New Life to Old Frames
Pallet wood and a candlestick combine with these picture frames to create a gorgeous tiered tray.
Remove the glass, staple lace to the back of the frame, and you’ve got yourself a lovely earring holder.
Bring new life to an old, decorative frame by turning it into a shadow box for your special knick knacks and mementos.
Add some burlap and hooks for a pretty key holder to add to your entryway. No more excuses for lost keys, folks!
Add chicken wire and twinkle lights to create a mood board or just a pretty way to display your favorite photos.
Use large frames to create a unique towel bar for your bathroom.
Combining beauty & functionality
Add layers of fabric to create pockets for this desk organizer.
Create a lovely succulent wall planter. It takes a while to fill in, but when it does, it’s beautiful!
Add a couple of rows of wire to the back of the frame for an easy way to display your sunglasses.
Add handles to vintage frames to make lovely serving trays. What a great way to hang on to an old frame even if it doesn’t quite fit your decor.
Keep your makeup organized with this magnetic makeup board. It’s genius for keeping your vanity or bathroom counters clear of clutter.
Attach thread or ribbon to the frame for hair accessories storage. Isn’t it pretty?
Make a gorgeous framed wreath for the holidays. It’s so easy to redesign it based on the seasons!
Turn an old thrift store frame into a lovely chalkboard for your office. This is a wonderful project for really ornate frames. The chalkboards make great gifts!
A large frame and a curtain can be made into a pin board for your projects. This would be really nice in a mudroom or in the family command center to pin important forms, etc. to.