R220.00 incl. VAT
This book is not a DIY of framing and frame making – it is brimful of ideas, showing you how to refinish, recycle and re-use old frames, and how to embellish frame blanks to best display your photographs, pictures and other items. It is dedicated to easy and unusual frames to be used in and around the house, for everything from miniature perfume bottles to a large blackboard for a nursery. You will find instructions for very basic frame construction from scratch, as well as loads of information on finishing techniques for frame blanks and ways to repurpose old frames. Let the book guide you to think out of the box and move beyond wood and mitred corners. Learn to make frames using polystyrene cornices, polymer clay, magazine pages, leather off-cuts, card stock and wadding, wire, fabric, rulers, a discarded bicycle tyre and other findings and decorating materials as diverse as discarded teabags and gold leaf. Also included are frames that are both decorative and functional, acting as organisers for anything from scarves to notes and memos. Filled with practical hints and tips, illustrated with step-by-step photographs and boasting beautiful pictures of more than 60 completed frames, this book contains everything you need to fill your home with eye-catching creative frames.