Re-Purpose Old Frames

Sep 6, 2017

Old picture frames are easy to come by- whether you have a box of them in the basement or enjoy shopping for them at thrift stores.  But have you ever considered that those old frames could be used for projects that don’t involve pictures


Turn an old frame into a vertical flower bed for succulents by nailing wood strips along the sides and back of the frame to create a shallow planter.  Old frames fitted with small cup hooks along the inside top edge can showcase and organize your jewelry collection.  Use a collection of frames to build a miniature green house or terrarium.  Larger frames can be turned into serving trays by simply putting decorative paper under the glass- paint the frame any color that suits.  Place a sheet of aluminum step flashing, which you can find at any hardware store, inside a frame for an instant memo board.