Empty frames are a thrift store staple and are sometimes so pretty you don't need anything inside them. Maybe you want to double up like Abby above or frame something a little more —ahem — out of the box. These rooms all gave it a go. Here's what they did that you can try, too.
Savvy designer Kristen F. Davis made a cheapie RIBBA look amazing by adding wrapping paper inside.
Beth wanted to try a wall vase but it needed something extra so she turned it into living art by framing it.
This blue on blue look from Lonny uses an ornate frame to up the ante on a skull decoration.
Erick loves plants and even shows off their unique silhouettes and great texture in frames.
Stephanie and Luke's old world frame contrasted with their modern mounted TV is interesting and maybe even makes whatever they're watching a little more like art.
These empty frames from Egue & Seta are decorated decor all by themselves. They don't hold art, but they do show off that beautiful blue wall color.
This is my house and a record sleeve from my childhood that I've framed so it stays protected and on display (and yes, that's David Hasslehoff).
What are your favorite things to frame besides photos and art?