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Paper-tube picture frame. Scraps of magazine or catalog pages are cut into triangles and wrapped around toothpicks to form small tubes. The tubes are glued together to form a colorful frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1994 (v.72#5) pg. 96, 98

Tip on making a picture frame from rolled-up magazine pages glued to a piece of cardboard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1995 (v.73#4) pg. 202

Decorating with paper. (1) Glass-and-paper-topped end table (25"x25"x30" tall) with tapered legs. (2) Three-panel folding rice-paper screen. (3) Candlestick lampshade. (4) Pleated lampshade. (5) Picture frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1995 (v.73#8) pg. 101

Faux leather frame is created by covering an existing frame with crumpled, tea-dyed brown paper.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 78, 43

Picture frame decorated with a large flower shape is made using flexible craft foam and double-sided adhesive sheets.
CRAFTS May 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 30

"Cute as a button" papier-mache picture frame with heart-shaped opening and jute hanger is painted with country designs.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 70, 47

Six of Hearts magnetic photo frame. Three cutouts hold wallet-size photos. Fabric hearts and buttons are glued to the parchment paper surface. Stitch-like ink marks edge the frame, hearts and photos.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 78, 51

Super school picture frames for wallet- or exchange-size photos. Appropriate for kids ages 6 and up to make. Patterned paper covers the cardboard frame and is accented with wooden shapes (apple, school bus, slate, etc.). A magnetic strip on the back allows for hanging on locker or refrigerator.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 38, 55

Stenciled mat board photo frame. Patterns for six shell motifs to make into stencils are furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1995 (v.22#6) pg. 29, 41

The basics of painting on brown paper bags. Describes making a picture frame and painting it with a garland of berries and blossoms.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1996 (v.23#2) pg. 20, 33