Ginger Snap Crafts: DIY photo frame using your Silhouette Cameo {tutorial}

DIY photo frame using your Silhouette Cameo {tutorial}

DIY photo frame with your Silhouette Cameo

On Friday I posted a giveaway for LDS Temple Wall Art.
If you haven’t enter yet go {HERE}.
I promised a tutorial on how I made the frame today. 
It was super easy!

First up I went to my Silhouette library & found this cute frame shape (see below).


I opened up that shape with my Silhouette software, & then I enlarged it to the size I wanted. I added a rectangle in the middle that was just a little smaller than my temple print. This would be my frame opening. As you can tell this frame was HUGE!  So I had to cut my vinyl in two pieces.


Next I pieced my vinyl together on a piece of very thin plywood that I bought at Lowes.
Using a jigsaw my hubby cut it out using the vinyl piece as pattern.

DIY frame tutorial

Then I removed the vinyl, sanded the wood & painted it.

diy frame by ginger snap crafts

To put my picture in the frame I just used some washi tape
to hold the picture to the frame. I know this isn’t very fancy! ha! Buuut it worked.
TIP: You can cut a piece of poster board to same size as your picture
and tape that so you don’t have to put tape directly on your picture.

make your own frame

I think it looks great sitting on the mantle! Smile

fall mantel

Remember if you’d like to enter the temple print giveaway go {HERE}.

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  1. There are so many places I could put a picture frame like that! Thanks for the tutorial!

  2. Oh wow! This is one pretty and bold frame. Loved it!

    Found your post through gunny sack linky party :)

  3. This is just great! I love your silhouette tutorials!

  4. I love the Salt Lake Temple and I appreciate your tutorials.

  5. Looks awesome! You know this is actually one of the reasons I wanted a silhouette. I saw Stacey's tutorial last year how she drew the design out then laughed at the thought of me doing the same (drawing is not my specialty). I told myself once I got a Silhouette I'd make one but have yet to try. Thanks for inspiring me to! :)

  6. this is AMAZING!! You did a great job cutting it too!

  7. What a great idea! Love how it turned out!

  8. Love this!!! My husband wanted to know if this was paneling or plywood? If so whats the thickness? Thanks

  9. These are really cool designed photo frames. I really like these ideas. So, get the amazing Custom Framing Online from Picture Frames Online who has the new collection of photo frames.


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