15 Ways To Repurpose Old Picture Frames

March 2nd, 2018

Picture frames are great for displaying family memories in our home. However, there are a lot more things you can do than just put pictures in them.

There are lots of DIY projects you can create using picture frames around your home or ones you get from the dollar store.

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The Creativity Exchange Source: The Creativity Exchange

Here are some stunning DIY projects you can create with picture frames.

1) Towel Bar

Tired of your boring old towel bars? Make a funky, yet functional, towel bar using picture frames. Learn how to make one here.

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2) Magnetic Organization Board

Use some tin backing and magnetic clips to create this household organization board. Every household should have one of these. Learn how to do it here.

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3) Coffee Table

Glue a picture frame to the top of an old lamp base to create this darling pedestal table that’s a knockoff from Anthropology. This table was almost $300 and you could make something like what you see below for under $20 with a frame and old lamp from the thrift store. Get the tutorial on how to make it here.

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4) Key Holder

Pop out the glass and backing of a picture frame and screw some hooks into it. This is the cutest place to hang your keys that I’ve ever seen.

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5) Shelf

Toss a picture frame in front of your bookshelf to make it look a lot nicer.

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Change of Sceneries Source: Change of Sceneries

6) Jewelry Organizer

Remove the backing and glass of your picture frame and add some chicken wire where you can hang and organize your jewelry.

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7) Table Tray

Use a piece of contact paper beneath the glass of your picture frame and use it as a unique table tray.

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8) Lantern

Create this chic DIY lantern by gluing together picture frames.

Source: Simply Lavish

9) Menu Board

Create this adorable menu board with some chalkboard paint and a few mini clothespins.

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10) Headboard

A large picture frame can also double as a headboard when placed above your bed.

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Becky Gardner Source: Becky Gardner

11) Sunglass Holder

Some sunglasses and string can create a funky place to store your sunglasses.

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12) Framed Succulents

This just looks so darn cool. What an awesome way to bring some plants into your home. Learn how to make them here.

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Our Fine House Source: Our Fine House

13) Wall Art

You can put a frame around pretty much anything and it will look cool.

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14) Message Board

Write on a picture frame with dry erase markers to make a message board that you can leave your family notes on.

Source: MrDiyDork

15) Magnets

Keep nice pictures on your refrigerator by popping some magnets onto the back of your picture frames.

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