How to Upcycle an Old Frame

Don't know what to do with your old picture frames? Keep reading if you want to know how to upcycle them!

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How to Upcycle an Old Frame
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Take your frame and remove the glass and picture. Set these aside. Now let's prep for spray painting!

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Go outside or into a well ventilated area and find a flat surface.

Go outside or into a well ventilated area and find a flat surface.

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Now take a trash bag or shopping bags and lay them down flat. Place the frame in the middle of it. *Note: if it's windy outside, tape down the edges of your bags

Now take a trash bag or shopping bags and lay them down flat. Place the frame in the middle of it. *Note: if it's windy outside, tape down the edges of your bags

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And lastly, tape off any places on your frame you don't want to get paint on.

And lastly, tape off any places on your frame you don't want to get paint on.

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Oh and one more thing before you start! Read the directions label on your spray paint can and follow them!!!!

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Alright, this is my before picture......

Alright, this is my before picture......

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..........Aaaaaaaand  after!!!!!!

..........Aaaaaaaand after!!!!!!

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Pretty nice eh? Just kidding! Let's move onto the 'chalk board' part of this project.

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I got my chalkboard spray paint at lowes but you can pretty much get it at any craft store/ hardware store.

I got my chalkboard spray paint at lowes but you can pretty much get it at any craft store/ hardware store.

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So remember that piece of glass and picture that was in your frame? Take the glass (my frame didn't have any so I'm just using the actual picture👆) and spray a thin coat of the spray paint on it.

So remember that piece of glass and picture that was in your frame? Take the glass (my frame didn't have any so I'm just using the actual picture👆) and spray a thin coat of the spray paint on it.

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Done!

Done!

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And lastly, put the piece of glass/picture that you sprayed with the chalkboard paint back into your frame!

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Ta-da!!!!!!! Yay now you have a super kool chalkboard that you can hang anywhere:)

Ta-da!!!!!!! Yay now you have a super kool chalkboard that you can hang anywhere:)

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