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Dog bone and cat paw-print picture frames.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1991 (v.69#11) pg. 121, 128

Divine salvation. Making the most of found objects. (1) Broken china is used as a mosaic on a wide wooden frame. (2) Quartet of mismatched doors and sidelights are hinged together to form a room screen. (3) Chips of ceramic tile are used to make a mosaic tabletop. (4) Ornate door handle is used as a towel holder. (5) Wall-hung shelf is formed from old corbels and weathered barn board. (6) Assorted ornate doorknobs mounted on a board serve as a wall rack.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1993 (v.71#7) pg. 109, 122

Picture frame and box are covered with scraps of gift wrap with a rosebud print. Dried rosebuds decorate the box top and form a heart shape in the center of the frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1993 (v.71#10) pg. 102, 155

Decoupage picture frames.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1993 (v.71#12) pg. 84, 108

Sketch of an ornate scroll which forms a carved decoration on the corner of a picture frame.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 2001 (v.48#1) pg. 164

Call of the wild. Animal skin printed papers and raffia are used to cover a picture frame, desk set, wastebasket and mask.
CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 34

Small lampshade and a picture frame are decorated with pockets, seams and beltloop cut from old bluejeans.
CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.17#3) pg. 52, 55

Sponge paint a picture frame using natural sea sponge.
CRAFTS May 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 60

Lovely lace accents. Using adhesive-backed lace to decorate a woman's straw hat and a picture frame.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 82

Picture-perfect wedding frame. Purchased papier-mache frame with oval opening is painted, then trimmed with white lace, bows, satin cord and pearl beads.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 40

Picture frame and trinket boxes are decoupaged with printed papers that mimic mosaic tile.
CRAFTS Mar 1997 (v.20#3) pg. 26

Copper tooled fish frame. A faux finish frame accented with copper fish and wire.
CRAFTS Jun 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 64, 43

Christmas tree picture frame. Wooden frame is painted with an evergreen motif and adorned with wooden stars and bits of cinnamon sticks for the trunk.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 100, 67

Santa picture frame. Square wooden frame is painted with three Santa motifs and a background of "Ho Ho Ho ...".
CRAFTS Dec 1997 (v.20#12) pg. 72

Fabric flower frames. Folded and gathered cloth flowers and trims are added to plain acrylic photo frames.
CRAFTS Jun 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 48

New life for old frames. Five easy and inexpensive techniques for refinishing frames. Describes painted, antiqued, faux marble, weathered wood, pickled English country, gold web and gilded finishes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 24

Three faux finishes for painting on picture frames. (1) Tortoiseshell. (2) Leather. (3) Granite.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1991 (v.18#5) pg. 10

Folksy frames. How to custom-design frames with painted motifs inspired by primitive art. Three motifs described (hearts of gold, adobe triangles and sunflower).
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 6

Give life to old picture frames. Three techniques suggested. (1) Sponge and speckle. (2) Wood graining. (3) Two-toned treatment for an ornamental plasterwork frame.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1995 (v.22#2) pg. 6

Picture frames. Six fun ways to showcase photos. (1) Whimsical cut-ups. (2) Dried flowers. (3) Dominoes. (4) Playing-card collage. (5) Map decoupage. (6) Knotted ribbon.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING May 1996 (v.222#5) pg. 45

Valdres calendar. Acrylic gauaches technique for painting a wooden calendar frame (or picture frame) with antique Norwegian designs.
TOLE WORLD #125 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 18

Sponge painted candle holder and picture frame. The candle holders are simple shapes cut from pine wood and fitted with a wooden candle cup.
WORKBASKET Sep 1990 (v.55#10) pg. 36

Tip shows how to adorn a picture frame with assorted buttons.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1993 (v.58#3) pg. 95