Old Frame to New Vinyl Deco Frame

Freshen up those picture frames that are just a little ugly or blah. I found some frames on sale at Hobby Lobby and finally got around to painting them for some projects. I bought my vinyl art from Tonya Chapa at Fruitful Vine Creations. She does an awesome job! I wanted to frame this, rather than just sticking on the wall. Vinyl deco is a one time use and we’re renting, so framing those things is a perfect way to keep them for a long time!

Old Frame to New Vinyl Deco Frame

I’ll show you what I did. Get out your frame and take it apart. Have your vinyl deco instructions handy for this project.

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The whole thing, you just want the frame, no backboard. Set the glass aside.

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Prepare an area to paint. I did mine outside. Yes, those are a lot of paper towels! I realized at the last minute I didn’t have anything to paint on. It worked fine. 🙂

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You can brush paint or spray paint – I decided on spray paint because it’s quicker, it sprays on smoothly and you don’t need much extra goodies to paint. This is matte paint and is suitable for multiple surfaces.

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Read the instructions if there are instructions to read, and paint!

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What a lovely change. I painted another frame I’m using for an embroidery project I completed.

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Let the frames dry completely. I got out vinyl deco and applied to the glass. Most vinyl deco comes with specific instructions. This is much easier to put on glass than on a wall!

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And put my glass in my new beautiful frame.

So pretty…

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Have a lovely day! ~ Jessica

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