I took this old picture. I got this at Ross for $20 a few years ago. It's nice...I like it. But, I'm sick of it. And I've been trying to lighten up my front room and these colors were just not working anymore. I had it leaning against the wall for a while trying to figure out something to do with it. Well, I came up with a way to keep it (I really love the wide frame!), but make it work for me.
I chose a few pictures that we took on our trip. Three of them are from a medieval village we went to called Eze, France. The door is one I saw just walking around the street in Italy. I got them printed into 8x10s at Sam's Club.
Then, I just primed and painted the frame a nice white, spray painted over the picture (my favorite) steel blue. A little sanding on the frame.
Then, I just glued the pictures right on....put some books on top of them while they dried and then Mod Podge over the top. And, viola! An old frame that works with my new room and displays some of the European character we saw on our trip.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!