DIY: Dress up a cheap frame by decorating is with glue, let it dry, and then paint over it with one solid color and it looks like a specialty carved frame!

Holy smokes. This may be the best crafting tip yet. "print out the font you want and place wax paper over it. Trace letters with puffy paint, let dry, then use mod podge to secure letters to canvas, etc. Brilliant."

Foil over dried, raised glue and wiped down with shoe polish.

Homemade Embossing/Texture Paste Recipe & Tutorial 1/4 cup Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon PVA glue (white all-purpose school glue) 1 Tablespoon White Acrylic Paint (Craft paint) Some water

This would be a fun and cute display board. Easy to make....can get old frames from Goodwill and paint them if needed and cover interior with fabric or burlap....love it....

Modpodge Lace onto containers then spray paint.

This pin is all over pinterest. finally found the original tutorial. Dress up a cheap frame by decorating is with glue, let it dry, and then paint over it with one solid color and it looks like a specialty carved frame!

Wood plaques + dollar store figurines + glue + spray paint

how to emboss wood on the cheap! She uses "wall fix" but I've also seen this done with Elmer's glue!

vintage leather belt into frame

rubber bands wrapped around the vases, then spray it with the craft spray that 'etches' the glass & remove bands- cute, cheap, and unique! I'm liking it!

picture frame wreath

Never thought to use a stencil; Sharpie a stencil on a plate. Bake at 350 for 10 mins = permanent

Easy Way To Make a Spring Frame - @A Primitive Place & Country Journal Magazine

frame notebook paper, hot glue a bow, wrap with a dry erase marker ... viola! Perfect for a To Do list for your desk! This is sooo cute!

Use lace to imprint tiles - Trendy coasters!

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cheap way to make photo canvases...

This would be super cool if you used those cheap little flat, glass marbles for the "leaves". I think I could do this even with my very small artistic talent.

Use a collage photo frame to make a dry-erase weekly calendar/ to-do list. Put scrapbook paper in the frame and write right on the glass. Yes! I have one of these and had no idea what to use it for!