Turning a thrift store painting into a photo or card display for the holidays.
Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words. – Harlan Miller
Our obsession – Thrift Stores!!
Really it can be a problem…for some, but not for us…
“We can stop anytime….twitch…twitch!”
Recently, on a date night, we stopped off at our local shop and there was this beauty of a frame.
Now don’t get us wrong…the picture is pretty too.
Side note – Does anyone else get sad seeing personal items at a second-hand store? Books with a personal note, gifts with someone’s name on it, a picture someone painted? It makes you wonder why it’s there and the story behind it, right?
Anyways, back to the story ~
We didn’t need the painting because the frame needed to be horizontal, for the blank wall. That would be kind of awkward to have a lighthouse pointing the wrong way on your wall. So, we removed it and make a photo/card display for Christmas.
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PICTURE DISPLAY DIRECTIONS
We removed the painting for the holidays…took the nails out with this tool which was amazing to get the nails from the inside of the frame out with.
I then hammered the nails back in and wrapped string/twine to them.
Finally, miniature clips were added and now it’s ready for Christmas cards, pictures, vintage postcards, or whatever floats our boat!
It would be fun to use this for an advent calendar too!
Now you can pull those old frames out and put them to use.
What would you hang on yours?
MORE HOLIDAY INSPIRATION
Here are a few of our top holiday posts in case you missed them:
- Cricut Christmas Place Card Setting; Believe
- Glass Globe Christmas Tree
- Wine Cork Pine Cone Ornament
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