Making Picture Frames Look Old : Selecting a Picture Frame for Aging

Making Picture Frames Look Old : Selecting a Picture Frame for Aging


Now I’d like to talk to you a little bit on
how to select a frame that you might want to age. As I mentioned I’m using this plain
brown frame. But one thing you want to keep in mind is when you use something like this
that has a sloped back you have to come around the side and age all of this. If you’re using
a flatter frame and a wider frame that doesn’t have moldings or anything like this you can
do a little more with it as far as your nail holes and things like that. You can even put
an old rusty hinge on if you want if you’re going for a real rustic look. In this case
you would just paint the edges also. On this one that actually has an inset here. That
can be painted a different color. You can do everything you’re doing here just a little
bit different color. And you wouldn’t sand in this area because that’s a low spot. Now,
another option that you have is using a frame like this that already has, this is a pewter
molding. And I chose to leave it silver. This originally was just an oak frame. I came in
and prepared this frame and then I put a crackle finish on it all the way around and that’s
about all the detailing I did on this because this dresses up the frame enough. This is
truly a chic and shabby look.

Dereck Turner

1 thought on “Making Picture Frames Look Old : Selecting a Picture Frame for Aging

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