How to Create a Personalised Photo Frame

Show someone how much you care by creating a fabric photo frame containing a picture of the two of you. 

The beauty of sourcing your own fabric is that you can create personalised items that are as unique as your (and the recipients!) individual style. With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s a great opportunity to show a loved one just how much you care by putting extra thought into their gift and creating something unique and home-made especially for them.

Follow this simple step-by-step and create your loved one a personlised fabric photo frame:

Step 1. Find the perfect photo and buy a cheap photo frame and some wonderfully textured, medium-weight fabric to ensure it’s easily foldable

Tip: Ensure your fabric is twice as large as the frame

Step 2. Remove the backing and glass from the photo frame. Apply fabric glue to the top and sides of the frame and place the fabric over the frame. Pull the fabric tight and smooth out any air bubbles or creases

Step 3. Allow to dry. Turn the frame over so that the back is facing up and cut an ‘X’ from corner to corner with scissors into the back of the fabric.  Trim excess fabric to leave just enough fabric to fold in and fold around the outside of the frame. Apply fabric glue where needed to secure the fabric to the frame

Step 4. Insert the glass insert, a photo or picture to fit the frame opening, and put the back of the frame in

By: Kellie Hawkins from the Charles Parsons Interior Design Team

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Posted by Leanne878Report
Lovely idea