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Stand-up frames feature sheets of clear acrylic plastic held upright by painted wooden squares, triangles and balls. Est. cost for three: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 46, 52

Easy to make poster frames. (1) Fabric frame. (2) Frame fashioned from plastic tubing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1990 (v.68#10) pg. 110

Easy frame for a child's photo is made from craft foam sheeting cut into crayon shapes.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 25, 39

Plain acrylic picture frame is decorated with a border of daisies painted over a paper mat. Est. cost: $11.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1986 (v.203#2) pg. 120, 219

Acrylic picture frame is supported by a wooden stand featuring someone's name spelled out in colorful wooden letters.
HOME MECHANIX #703 Nov 1986 (v.82) pg. 48

How to make acrylic picture frames. Includes instructions for drawing a perfect oval and cutting and coving an oval in white Plexiglas.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #591 Aug 1977 (v.73) pg. 106

Stylish (but cheap) frames for your pictures. Frame for borderless prints is made from Plexiglas.
PHOTOMETHODS Nov 1978 (v.21#11) pg. 29

How to make a frame from Plexiglas. Clear 1/8" Plexiglas is cut to size of the picture. Frame sides are made from stips of colored Plexiglas.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 15

Ten styles of available plastic picture frames are illustrated, along with sources.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1972 (v.70#2) pg. 86

Simple frames for small photos are made from three pieces of acrylic plastic held together with lampshade finial.
SUNSET Dec 1985 (v.175#6) pg. 84

Tip on making refrigerator magnet "picture frames" from colored vinyl sheet with a flexible magnetic backing.
SUNSET Mar 1994 (v.192#3) pg. 105

How to make "domed-glass" picture frames for miniatures, pressed flower or photos. Includes instructions for making a dome former for molding the domed insert from plastic sheeting.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1973 (v.29#1) pg. 58