F Simple and Serene Living: vintage picture frames 09 10
Friday, August 26, 2011

vintage picture frames

I definitely have a love affair with vintage picture frames. They are so beautiful on their own, upcycled with some paint, used to frame old or new photos or prints, or repurposed into chalk boards. I often buy old prints at auction because I love the frame. 


Here, they have used a combination of old trays, plates and frames.


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a more modern look.


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so many to choose from


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combine with other collectibles to dress up a mantle


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and yes, old frames make great chalkboards.


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12 comments:

  1. As a photography nut I cannot help but adore ANY frame -- especially the vintage frame with so much character! Diggin' the camera collection as well!

    Returning your follow -- your blog is lovely!

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  2. love your pics of using multiple frames in so many cool ways~ thanks...

    Karen

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  3. Love your pics--and the framed chalkboard is
    so cool!

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  4. Love the pictures and especially the chalkboard! I have thought of doing that! Thanks for visiting my blog! I look forward to getting to know you through this blogging world!

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  5. Oh, I love frames! I really like the "modern" one without pictures and the way the lamp is "framed" within one! But I don't think I'd have the nerve to do that myself!!

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  6. Thanks for stopping by the blog today. You never know who you're going to find through the link lists. I love your photos. I'm looking forward to reading more of your blog.

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  7. I love antiques as well. Thanks for the follow. I can tell that your blog is going to cause me to do a lot of drooling. I'll try to keep a towel handy! Following you, too!

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  8. Thanks for the follow over at Old Mom Learning New Tricks! I can tell that your webpage is going to give me a lot of pinterest posts! :)

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  10. I love vintage photos, my house is full of people I do not know because I have been drawn to purchasing the photos. Thank you for the new ideas.

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  11. I just wanted to let you know I awarded you the versatile blog award :) Stop by my site and accept it if you want! :)

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  12. Same as you, I'm also in love with vintage picture frames! Oh, how I loved your idea of making an old picture frame into a chalkboard. I'm planning to write a welcome note on one of my photo frames. =p

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