Wednesday, September 15, 2010

$1 Spooky Picture Frame

For the most part, I like my Halloween decor to be sophisticated with a touch of spooky rather than having goofy pumpkins or gruesome corpses. I also like creating things that can be used in my slightly spooky decorating year-round. Which is why I really like this project. Well, that and it was really easy!

All I did was take a Dollar Tree frame, add a few coats of glossy black spray paint, and slide in a lovely photo of my late Grandma (she is the one on the left). You can also find creepy old photos online if you would prefer something spookier. I liked using a family photo though and I think that particular one goes well with the frame.

I love how it turned out and along with the candelabra that I found at a thrift store for 75 cents, I think it compliments the antique radio that was looking a little bare when I showed it to you before.

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Stephanie said...

Very cool! Love it!! Hubby and me and DIYers and super bargain hunters, so we are always doing things like that.

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

Love it!

Melissa said...

That is super fun! Thanks for linking up to Tuesday Tell All!

K said...

ACK! I got that EXACT frame with something VERY similar in mind!

Great minds think alike!

Crystal said...

How fun. Its crazy how a little spray paint can change the whole look. I love your spooky decorating.