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Fabric Covered Picture Frame

Fabric Covered Picture Frame

Fabric Covered Picture Frame by Making Home Base. Would be super cute/much easier with washi!

I recently received a set of beautiful botanical drawings from my friend Eileen Behnke, a stylist and artist, and was determined to find a way to frame them that did them justice. I decided they would be the perfect candidates for one of my favorite framing tricks: fabric-covered mats! Creating these custom mats is a great way to unify a series (or disparate artworks, for that matter) and really frees you up to play with color.

Artful Update: Fabric-Covered Picture Mats

I recently received a set of beautiful botanical drawings from my friend Eileen Behnke, a stylist and artist, and was determined to find a way to frame them that did them justice. I decided they would be the perfect candidates for one of my favorite framing tricks: fabric-covered mats! Creating these custom mats is a great way to unify a series (or disparate artworks, for that matter) and really frees you up to play with color.

fabric covered cereal boxes for picture mats... these would be lovely in liberty prints

fabric covered cereal boxes for picture mats... these would be lovely in liberty prints

fabric covered mats.  If you don't already have a mat...cut one out of a cereal box!

Fabric Covered Photo Frame Mats

fabric covered mats. If you don't already have a mat...cut one out of a cereal box!

Repurpose an old blanket into a fringed throw pillow cover. Pictures and directions included!

Fringed Throw Pillow Cover

Repurpose an old blanket into a fringed throw pillow cover. Pictures and directions included!

Book marks or book corner covers. Picture by picture how-to.

Book marks or book corner covers. Picture by picture how-to.

Picture of KT9006, Bead Kit Ornament Cover With Czech Flowers - lots of ornament cover design kits (various prices)

Picture of KT9006, Bead Kit Ornament Cover With Czech Flowers - lots of ornament cover design kits (various prices)