DIY Picture Frame – $5!

Hey there!  I just wanted to share a VERY quick, VERY easy and VERY inexpensive way to display your pictures!  Oh, and it’s super cute too!

DIY_Picture_FrameI made it as an accent for my friends nursery!  If you missed the DIY Dresser or the DIY Pegboard posts, check them out 🙂  Here’s how I made it for about $5!

SuplliesI used a scrap piece of fabric (she had this fabric piece left over from the nursery curtains), a package of cute little magnetic clips from Wal-Mart and I purchased a 1×12 MDF board that was 4 feet long for only $3.24 at Lowe’s!  I just cut it in half to 2 ft.  (if you don’t have a saw, just have your local hardware store cut it for you)!  You can do any size depending on your space, fabric and pictures that you want to display!

Staple_Fabric

Staple_Fabric_to_BoardJust wrap the fabric around to the back of the board and staple it with a staple gun to secure it.  It’s just like wrapping a present 😉

Magnetic_ClipsNow just hot glue these little cuties where you want the pictures to hang on the frame!

DIY_Picture_FrameI just love it!  You can change the pictures out easily and when you want a different look, just cover the fabric with another cute print!

If you love this DIY Picture Frame, I’d love your pins 🙂

Thanks so much for stopping by!

~Ashley

  • KatieStarr

    Umm, this is not 12 inches across. I just cut a bunch 12 inches, and then had to go back and cut them down to 10 inches. 🙁

  • Jessica

    Thanks for posting this great idea! Here’s the one I made! I still need pictures and to hang it, but I’m in love. It fits 3-5×7 pictures perfectly. It’s for my nursery also!

  • Erin @ DIY On the Cheap

    Very cute!

  • Jenn Korolewski

    I love this….now i just need to print some pictures 🙂

  • Another awesome idea by Shanty2Chic! Keep ’em coming!

  • Awh I love this! & it’s super simple! Ecks!

  • Terrellee

    Love it!! I love all the things you make! You guys are awesome!! Thanks!

  • Nicole Copeland

    I LOVE this!!

  • Jill

    How would you make this stand up, without just leaning on the wall?

    • You could either put it on a wooden base attaching them with a wood screw through the bottom, or you could miter a board behind it so that it is propped up. Just attach from the front (before wrapping with fabric) with wood screws.

      • Jill

        Thanks!