Dimensional Collage Frame

Pick out images from magazines to create this dimensional collage frame.
hclvr208_1final2

hclvr208_1final2

hclvr208_1final

hclvr208_1final

Dawn Shute of Santa Maria, California, creates a novel dimensional collage frame.

hclvr208_1d

hclvr208_1d

hclvr208_1c

hclvr208_1c

hclvr208_1b

hclvr208_1b

hclvr208_1a

hclvr208_1a

Steps:

1. Choose selected images from magazines, in this case, an eye and a frame for the eye. Cut out images for your dimensional collage frame (figure A).

2. Lay the magazine frame onto the canvas board and lightly pencil around it.

hclvr208_1f

hclvr208_1f

hclvr208_1e

hclvr208_1e

hclvr208_1m

hclvr208_1m

hclvr208_1l

hclvr208_1l

hclvr208_1k

hclvr208_1k

hclvr208_1j

hclvr208_1j

hclvr208_1i

hclvr208_1i

hclvr208_1h

hclvr208_1h

hclvr208_1g

hclvr208_1g

6. Unroll two 10-inch pieces of the copper strapping and cut with tin snips. Straighten the strapping with a hammer on a scrap piece of board. Lay the strapping tape on the edge of the canvas board and make a starter hole for the large strapping holes with an awl. Place a thickness of two pieces of foam core under the edge of the canvas board to hammer the upholstery nails onto the canvas board to secure the copper strapping. Align the strapping on the edge of the canvas board and hammer the upholstery nails through the canvas board at the starter holes. Then hammer desired points of the upholstery nails into the foam core (figure E). Repeat for the opposite side. Note: Allow space in between upholstery nails to apply rhinestones.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Make a Tinwork Picture Frame

Decorate a piece of tin with sun rays and star punches for a one-of-a-kind Southwestern design.

Yard Sale Find Repurposed: Frame

HGTV Magazine shows how to transform a frame into a stylish tray.

How to Create a Light-Up Shadowbox Picture Frame

Showcase your favorite Instagram photos with this remote-controlled light-up shadowbox you can make in less than 10 minutes.

How To: Framing Mirrors with Crown Molding

A bad, boxy room gets new life with cool new architectural details.

How to Make a Modern Floating Picture Frame

Sometimes you can find a diamond in the rough when thrifting for artwork – you just have to look past the bad frames. Upgrade an old canvas painting into a modern work of art with a simple DIY frame.

How to Make a DIY Chalkboard Photo Frame

You won't believe how easy it is to create this customizable frame, perfect for displaying all your digital photos IRL.

How to Make an Ornate Framed Chalkboard

Elegant meets humble when a sophisticated gilt frame surrounds an inexpensive DIY chalkboard. Place it in the dining room with a thoughtful greeting for holiday guests, or use it to announce the dinner menu or evening's festivities.

Mother's Day Kids' Craft: Fingerprint Frames

The kids will have a great time making these one-of-a-kind keepsake frames that Mom will love, especially when a favorite photo is included.

How to Create a Window Frame Photo Collage

Design consultant Abraham Hopkins shows how to turn a reclaimed window frame into a family photo collage.

How to Make a Rustic Hanging Frame

Display your cherished memories in style with this simple and sweet DIY rustic photo board.

On TV

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.