Tuesday, September 7, 2010

DIY Botanical Prints

I was really inspired by Holly at 


To create my own frames either but painting new ones or taking old ones and giving it a new coat of paint.

So I choose the former and went to ikea to look for frames, well my heart skipped a beat when I found pictures that were a botanical print. I had been looking and looking for botanical prints that were less that $200 and no luck until found these beauties.

TRILLING Poster, set of 3  Width: 11 ¾ " Height: 15 ¾ "  Width: 30 cm Height: 40 cm
So I grabbed two packs of three pictures and found these great frames that I could make my own, 6 total and headed towards the register before I woke up from this awesome dream. 

RIBBA Frame aluminum color Width: 12 ½ " Height: 16 ½ " Picture, width: 11 ¾ " Picture, height: 15 ¾ " Picture (W=width): 7 ½ " Picture (H=height): 9 ½ "  Width: 32 cm Height: 42 cm Picture, width: 30 cm Picture, height: 40 cm Picture (W=width): 19 cm Picture (H=height): 24 cm
I bought the natural wood color frames this frame has a aluminum finish.

I went to Michaels Craft store and bought primer/sealer and yellow crackle paint and also found a distress antique ink pad. Here is the finished product hope you like it as much as I do. 

This was my first project!! I am super proud of myself. : D Thanks for the inspiration Holly.


  1. They look beautiful! We are heading to Ikea this week too - so I will be on the lookout for their picture section - I am inspired by you!!!

  2. Thank you! Its so fun to do things your self and know that in the process you saved hundreds of dollars!!

  3. That looks awesome! Okay we are definitely going to have to get together and talk shop when I get back. Stuff like this makes me so happy!

  4. OK great we sure will! I really want a sewing machine...like now! LOL I think thats what I am asking Santa for Christmas. I am getting more and more into DIY projects its crazy the amount of things you can do yourself and there really not that hard. My future project with my future sewing machine is curtains. Hope your having fun traveling. God Bless.


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