How to Repurpose Old Frames

1 Hanging Jewelry Box


Hanging Jewelry Box: Okay, yes, I’m on a storage kick these days. Have I mentioned that our house is kind of small? With very few surfaces on which to put stuff? I bought a much-needed jewelry box the other day, and when I got it home I realized there was no place to put it. Seriously. The only (via Monaluna)

2 Easy Wainscoting


Easy Wainscoting (via Little Miss Penny Wenny)

3 Custom Chalkboard


Custom Chalkboard (via She Makes a Home)

4 Sunglasses Holder


Sunglasses Holder (via Pull Teeth)

5 Secret Medicine Cabinet


Secret Medicine Cabinet: Monday I featured a giveaway for a Jesse Miller art print (go here to enter). I have three of them framed in my main bath. I had a few of you asking where I found the great frames. I agree, the frames ARE great. However, I have a secret. My fantastic frames are actually medicine (via 4 Men 1 Lady)

6 Photo Booth


Photo Booth (via Esther Gray Photography)

7 Frame Memory Wreath


Frame Memory Wreath: I am always looking for new ways to display photos. I love unique ideas and this one from new contributor Karianne from Thistlewood Farms takes the cake. She used a grapevine wreath and… (via Infarrantly Creative)

8 Frame Headboard


Frame Headboard: One of my favorite projects in Dylan’s Bedroom is her headboard. The original plan was to use the head and foot board that we were using before (because its fantastic). The problem was, that against the hexagon wall it made your eyes start convulsing because there was just SO MUCH going on. I needed to put [] (via Vintage Revivals)

9 Clothespin Photo Display


Clothespin Photo Display (via The Talia Christine Files)

10 Spring Wreath


Spring Wreath: I have really had Spring on the brain lately even though there is still snow on the ground! I made this frame wreath so that it could look a little more like March and less like January around here. There aren’t any flowers blooming outside so I had to take things into my own hands. I gathered some scraps from my little scrap bins. And made (via Delia Creates)

11 Serving Tray


Serving Tray: Learn how to make a beautiful serving tray from a picture frame. A thrifty DIY project! (via Christina’s Adventures)

12 Sentimental Wall Art


Sentimental Wall Art (via Maple & Magnolia)

13 American Gothic Costume


American Gothic Costume (via Seakettle)

14 Confetti Filled Frame


Confetti Filled Frame: Sometimes life is so much better when its a little colourful, wouldn’t you agree? A while ago I stumbled upon Australian brand Lovestar and fell head over heels with their bright, sparkly aesthetic encompassed in perspex neon items for the home, and knew they would be the perfect… (via A Pair & A Spare)

15 Paint Chip Calendar


Paint Chip Calendar: With only a picture frame and some colored paper, make a reusable calendar to get you through 2013 and beyond. (via Mom Spark)

16 Picture Frame Kid Chair


Picture Frame Kid Chair: Can you drill a small hole and then drive a screw into it with a screwdriver? Yes, you can! Can you cut a piece of pine 1×2 with a handsaw? Yes, you can! And do you know what that means? You can make this chair! Yes, you can! A couple of picture frames from the thrift store, a couple of 1x2s, and some screws, glue, fabric, and paint. If you’ve never made anything with wood, this is a great intro project. And if you have made stuff with wood, you’ll fly right through this. Let’s get started! (via Apartment Therapy)

17 Framed Dessert Table Trays


Framed Dessert Table Trays: This is a simple project but one that can pack a lot of punch and be used in many different ways. Lindy reused old frames to create kitschy dessert table trays… All you need is a spray can, woode… (via Ruffled)

18 Frame Tray


Frame Tray (via Lemon Tree Creations)

19 Easy Ceiling Medallion


Easy Ceiling Medallion: Create a one-of-a-kind ceiling medallion for your dining room with these step-by-step instructions at (via HGTV)

20 Key Holder


Key Holder: DIY key holder, diy (via Lara’s Knits and Bits)

21 Pin Cushion


Pin Cushion: Do you sew? Ive started sewing just this past year, and even though Im not very good at it yet, I love to see what Im able to create with some thread and fabric! Today Ill show you how to create a Picture Frame Pin Cushion to not only hold your pins while you sew, (via Love Grows Wild)

22 Pantone Paint Chip Memo Board


Pantone Paint Chip Memo Board (via Burlap and Lace)

23 Chore Charts


Chore Charts: How I love and dislike having my kids do chores! I love when chores get done happily and quickly and how it helps me around the house, helps me feel like Im teaching my kids to work, and act… (via Lemon Squeezy Home)

24 Collage Frames


Collage Frames (via Home….. the history of our before’s and after’s)

25 Chalkboard Pedestal Frames


Chalkboard Pedestal Frames (via Mud Pie Studio)

26 Magnetic Organizational Board


Magnetic Organizational Board (via The House of Smiths)

27 Easy Shadow Box


Easy Shadow Box: How to make a diy shadow box frame from thrift store or yard sale finds. Easy step by step tutorial to make your own shadow box. (via My Repurposed Life)

28 Frame Side Table


Frame Side Table (via Richmond Thrifter)

29 Bulletin Board


Bulletin Board: Framed Bulletin Board and more on (via Martha Stewart)

30 Herb Drying Rack


Herb Drying Rack: Inspiring others to lead a simple natural farm life every day. (via Fresh Eggs Daily)

31 Message Board


Message Board: While I had my chicken wire at the ready, after just finishing this little $5 thrift store cabinet, I threw together this quick and easy chicken wire message (via Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer)

32 Jewelry Organizer


Jewelry Organizer (via Tenth Avenue South)

33 Table Organizer


Table Organizer (via Wishful Tinker)

34 Frame Wall Flower


Frame Wall Flower: If at first you don’t succeed, order pizza (via Whit’s Amuse Bouche)

35 Frame Fridge Magnets


Frame Fridge Magnets (via The Way We Are)

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