Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames {Crafty October}

Day 11 of Crafty October brings you ‘Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames’ I bought some cheap photo frames from the pound shop, and used some bits and bobs from my craft stash. This is what I came up with…

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

So with my supplies assembled – photo frames, deco paper, Halloween stickers, glue and varnish, I got to work!

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

However, when unwrapping one of the frames, I managed to break the glass…don’t ask, I don’t even know!

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Well, I had to remove the glass any way, and then using PVA glue, spread a layer on one side of the frame, and began to lay strips of paper over and around the edges. Continuing around until the whole frame was covered.

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

I left it to dry and then varnished with decoupage gloss and allowed to dry again, before applying the Halloween stickers I had.

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

I popped in a couple of old Halloween photos that I printed off and all done!

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Decorate Your Own Halloween Photo Frames | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

As always, you can post your creations over at my current link party or on my Facebook Page. I also have a Pinterest board that you can pin to – just contact me: michelle [at] the purple pumpkin blog [dot] co [dot] uk for me to add you to it! 


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