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by Sravani Padmanabhuni May 20, 2014 In Blog DIY home decor ideas Home decoration ideas & Tips Uncategorized

10 Easy DIY Photo Frame Design Ideas

Photos capture moments and the frames capture the photos. If we go by this statement, one can sense the importance of framing a photo to showcase the moment captured by the camera.

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Different kinds of photos warrant different frames to fit into the ambience of the room and at the same time showcase the photo prominently.

Showcase your camera skills

If you have to stand out from the rest, DIY is the way to go. It gives an opportunity to showcase your camera skills and the personal touch to frame the moment in your room.

Here are some DIY photo frame examples that you can do it yourself at home and make a nice décor for your home. These innovative and creative ideas would make nice photo frames for decorating in your home or serve the gifting purpose too.

1. The wood stick one

Below photo frame has been made from wood sticks.

Easy DIY Photo Frame Design Ideas - wood stickSource

Gives a nice, fresh look to the picture as well as to the wall where you put it on.

2. The Cardboard cut out

This double sided frame made up of cardboard which would look perfect on a table top or any wall shelves.

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P.S – You can also use any fabric instead of cardboard. 🙂

3. Gluing the Popsicles.. – Everyone’s easy pie 😀

Gluing all the popsicles is just an easy task. Crayoning the popsicles either with a single color or with contrast colors give it a chick feel for the entire frame..!!

 Easy Diy Photo Frame Design Ideas - Gluing the PopsicleSource

DIY photo frames with Popsicle and washi tape makes a great craft with which you can make cool frames and even give it a dash of color to make it look more attractive.


The below pic is just another way to make a nice photo frame with popsicles to freeze your family memories.

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4. Button the frame.

If you are bored of seeing the same old photo frame, then revamp it, button it up with different colors just like this..!!

Easy Diy Photo Frame Design Ideas - Button the frame.Source 

This chic photo frame has a simple architectural frame detailing.

5. Valentine wrath

This photo frame has been made out of heart shaped wreath frame rounded with light mustard colored yarn. Being creative this frame is also very easy to make. Those bunches of DIY roses is just like a feather on the hat..

Valentine wrath - Easy Diy Photo Frame Design IdeasSource

You can learn this tutorial from this blog . You can glue a picture/ just pin it up..

6. Old tins on your wall..

This photo frame has been made out of old bakery tins.

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7. Decorating photo frame using fabrics

Just like buttoning the frame which we discussed above, you can follow the same line by gluing a nice fabric. Here different fabric has been used to decorate the photo frame.

Decorating photo frame using fabricsSource

You can use the fabrics to make nice rosette and glue it to the photo frame to give it a nice gorgeous look.

8. Mix match the photo frames

This project has been done using two different size of photo frames.

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These photo frames are just glued with bits of colored scrapbook paper.

9. The unusual straws

This photo frame is one of the inexpensive ones. All you need is an old photo frame and few straws.

The unusual straws - Easy Diy Photo Frame Design IdeasSource

Cut those straws and wrap those photo frames with those straws to give it an elegant look.
Different colored straws will give a glam look for your frames

10. The old CD’s!

This mind blowing photo frame has been made out of old CD frames. Gives a nice elegant look to the picture frame. All you need to do is break the CD’s in to small pieces of different sizes.

old CD's! - Easy Diy Photo Frame Design IdeasSource

Then you need to glue it to the photo frame leaving little space in between each of the CD pieces. Once done you need to use fabric paint on those spaces in between CD pieces. You can use any color of your choice. Here black color has been used which gives a nice chic look to the frame.

Nature’s Touch:

Bring the outdoors in with frames made from natural elements like twigs, leaves, or seashells. Incorporate these organic materials into your frames to create a connection with nature and add a touch of serenity to your decor.

Vintage Charm:

Find old, ornate frames at thrift stores or flea markets and give them a fresh new look with a coat of paint or decoupage. Embrace the vintage vibes and add a touch of nostalgia to your photo displays.

Thoughtful Photo Frame Designs

Photo frame designs serve as more than mere enclosures for cherished memories; they are an essential element in shaping the aesthetic appeal of your living spaces. When contemplating frame design, the possibilities are endless, ranging from classic styles to modern, minimalist approaches.

A well-thought-out photo frame design can seamlessly integrate with your interior decor, becoming a visual anchor that adds character to any room. Whether you opt for intricate patterns or sleek, contemporary lines, the frame design becomes a silent storyteller, encapsulating moments in time and elevating the overall ambiance of your space.

The beauty of photo frame designs lies in their versatility and ability to transform any area into a personalised gallery. Consider incorporating various frame designs to create an eclectic display, turning a blank wall into a dynamic visual narrative. From collage-style arrangements to uniform grids, the choices are vast.

Experimenting with different frame designs allows you to curate a unique and visually stimulating environment. As you explore the world of frame design, each piece becomes not just a holder for memories but a carefully chosen element that contributes to the artistic tapestry of your living spaces.


Let your imagination run wild and create stunning photo frames that reflect your style and personality. With these DIY ideas, you’ll not only add a personal touch to your decor but also create conversation starters that will make your guests go ‘wow’!

Remember, the possibilities are endless when it comes to DIY photo frames. So, grab your crafting supplies, unleash your creativity, and start framing those precious memories with style.

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