504 Main by Holly Lefevre: DIY! Fabulous Embellished $1 Frames
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Saturday, October 16, 2010

DIY! Fabulous Embellished $1 Frames

I LOVE Paisley!
I LOVE antique buttons!
I LOVE embellishment!
Check out how I embellished these fabulous frame stencils from Decoart!
 These make a great holiday gift too (I made THESE last year!) - just add a favorite photo or attach a gift card in the opening! You have not seen the last of these...I have more versions on the way...some with some glitter and glitz!
  • DecoArt Stencil Paint, mix of black and white for charcoal grey
  • DecoArt Frame stencil in PFS05: Paisley and PFS03 Dots.
  • Stencil Brushes from this set at Cutting Edge Stencils - the right brushes make all the difference.
  • Gorilla Glue Super Glue
  • Wooden picture frames (typically $1.00 at craft store)
  • Light sand paper
  • Mod Podge
  • Foam brush
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Exacto Knife or other cutting tool
  • Paint, stain, or stamp/ink pad (depends on the finishing method yous prefer)
  • Antique (or not) buttons and Paper Bag Rosettes.
Click HERE for a pdf or go visit The DIY  Club for a complete tutorial.

DIY Club

Check out my Halloween version HERE

See my disclosure HERE



  1. That's so cool! I love paisley too!

  2. I have enjoyed looking at all your wonderful DIY crafts. Thanks for all the ideas.


  3. These frames are adorable, Holly!

  4. Very nice Holly! You took a boring $1 frame and made it trendy and beautiful! Hope you're enjoying the time with your kids. have a great weekend!

  5. As always, your talents amaze me. The picture frames around here are the usual store bought kind.

  6. they are awesome Holly.
    Have a great weekend.

  7. I am addicted to these frames. Just like potato chips...you can't have just one. These are great!

  8. you did such a great little job! I love it!! So cute, and very fun!!


  9. I love the look of frames like that, but my house isn't decorated like that. I think I need to up my home decor game. :)

  10. I'm always buying beautiful frames .. now if only I could get around to putting something in them.

    I'm loving those wooden pumpkins. Maybe I'll take up carving lol!

  11. So cute. I love the details! I have a project i did but trying to get a good pic. My camera doesn's take good ones. Used my daughters & it won't allow her to email it. I'm going to keep trying because I haven't done a project in so long.

  12. Super cute! I love them!

  13. I love these! I might use a couple of my favorite buttons from my collection to make a few Christmas gifts! Thanks for a great idea Holly!

  14. These are amazing!! How have I not been following you? You are so clever and creative! I am following now!! :)


  15. Holly these are fabulous! Hope you had a great week with the kidlets!

  16. Anonymous1:27 PM

    Holly, this is the type of project that I love -- taking something rather plain and grabbing what you have turning it into something fabulous. Those frames are darling. Thank you so much for sharing this link on the Boardwalk Bragfest.

  17. Hi Holly,
    I just came over from Jan's and love your project! I have been working on frames for the last week and saw yours and thought we were kindred spirits!!

    And I just became a follower too!

  18. I love these! Putting them on my to do list!! :)


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