We had some leftover beadboard from the nursery makeover.
I saw these cute beadboard frames at quilted bear and knew it was the perfect way to use it up.
Mr. T cut me a few different sizes.
The above long one holds 2 8X10s. We also cut one that holds 1 8X10 and one that holds 1 12X12. I painted them black using leftover paint from the guest bedroom furniture.
Mr. T also cut the plexi-glass. I had him cut it big enough to leave a 1/2inch border around the picture and small enough to leave a nice border of the beadboard.
He also drilled holes to run ribbon through to make it easy to hang.
I attached the plexi to the beadboard using acorn screws and bolts.
I absolutely LOVE them.
I kept a long one for myself...
The total cost for each frame was about $4.00
Beadboard: already had
Paint: already had
Nuts and bolts: $6.00 for 100 of each
(at a little shop called Nuts and bolts...at Lowes they would have been $1.00 for 4 nuts)
Plexiglass: $3.00 per frame.
(we bought a few large sheets because I was making so many which cut the cost on buying the precut little pieces.)
Ribbon: about $1.00 per frame