add a expert feel to old photo frames with textured wallpaper.

Dress up little products with leftover pieces of anaglypta, textured wallpaper developed to be painted. We covered a photo frame with anaglypta wallpaper as well as utilized it as matting within the other frame.

Materials as well as Tools

Plain wood frames*

Embossed wallpaper or border (we utilized anaglypta)

Spray adhesive

Paint as well as sponge brushes

* The frames utilized for this job should be broad sufficient to show the pattern of the wallpaper. If you are making a second frame with embossed-wallpaper matting, utilize an similar frame for a matched set.

What it Cost

2 Frames $30Paint $20Wallpaper $15TOTAL $65

Note: costs are estimated as accurately as possible. For a number of projects, we utilized paint as well as wallpaper leftovers. Your materials for these jobs may expense less (if left over or discovered at garage sales) or much more (if you’re purchasing a new roll of wallpaper or a much more costly piece of furniture to refinish).


Step 1: determine your frame. cut one strip of wallpaper border for every of the frame’s four sides.

Step 2: “Mitre” the ends of each strip to 45° to ensure that the corners will match up perfectly.

Step 3: glue to frame utilizing spray adhesive, as well as enable to dry.

Step 4: paint the frame (and the wallpaper) with a sponge brush, as well as enable to dry. apply a second coat of paint if needed.


Step 1: For the second frame, determine as well as cut a piece of embossed wallpaper to in shape inside the frame to utilize as matting.

Step 2: paint the wallpaper with a sponge clean as well as let dry.

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