7 Ways to Upgrade IKEA Picture Frames

7 Ways to Upgrade IKEA Picture Frames

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Nancy Mitchell
Apr 13, 2016
(Image credit: Repolished)

Want to give those plain old IKEA frames a little extra bit of pizazz? Here are seven creative (and inexpensive!) ways to dress them up.

Above: All it takes is a little spray paint to add gold corners, and a little touch of glam, to a Ribba frame. DIY from Repolished.

(Image credit: Viriginia & Charlie)

If you like the look but are a bit shy about commitment, try this DIY, from Viriginia & Charlie, that achieves the same end result with gold tape, which is totally removable.

(Image credit: Lindsay Stephenson)

Lindsay Stephenson painted this IKEA shadowbox frame gold — and she also painted the inside edge of the frame black, which gives it a high-end look.

(Image credit: Lindsay Stephenson)

Also from Lindsay Stephenson comes this simple DIY idea: paint the the mat of your frame to completely change its look. (This is a good project for those little sample cans of paint.)

(Image credit: A Well Dressed Life)

Jaime from A Well Dressed Life added a layer of cardstock between her photos and the mats on these IKEA frames, for just a touch of gold.

(Image credit: House of Jade Interiors)
(Image credit: House of Jade Interiors)

Here's a clever idea from House of Jade Interiors: paint just the inside of a Ribba frame for a subtle pop of color.

(Image credit: Livet Hemma)
(Image credit: Livet Hemma)

From Livet Hemma via Poppytalk, a simple way to add a bit of color and fun to IKEA frames (or to any frames).

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