DIY Picture Body Field – Artful Chica

This DIY picture body field is genius and soooo straightforward to create. I noticed the thought on TikTok and needed to make my own residence decor model – it additionally works nice for cupboard space on a desk or nightstand.

This straightforward tutorial is for a Mom’s Day reward, however you may make it for no matter motive or season you’d like!

The very best half is you don’t want any energy instruments – simply frames, glue, and your creativity! What I really like most about this venture is it has so many layers. The truth that it’s a practical piece makes it worthy alone.

However then utilizing the image frames for pictures, artwork, ephemera, font artwork, quotes – it provides it much more persona. And lastly – the reward basket aspect. You possibly can fill it with all types of treats and goodies! 

All we’re doing is taking easy frames and glue them collectively.

Provides for this straightforward DIY picture body field:

4 image frames of the identical measurement and form. Try a thrift retailer or low cost retailers. Outdated frames will give it extra persona, however attempt to discover some that line up evenly. Totally different sizes may be laborious to make a field from!

Massive frames are finest if you would like a giant field. Mini frames are cute for celebration favors. I went with 5×7 frames – the center of the 2! I discovered wooden body work properly, simply sand away any shiny end. So the glue will grip higher.

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Favourite pictures for the frames. Bust out the household pictures! Use commonplace picture prints or get inventive and use a pc program to make customized artwork.

You may as well use youngster’s art work, greeting playing cards, wallpaper samples, journal collages, no matter you’d like!

Glue. I used a glue gun and glue sticks, however you too can use wooden glue. 

Useful tip: Masking tape to carry your items collectively whereas the glue dries. 

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This is similar idea. I made this field in 2000!

Craft paint, spray paint, wooden stain – no matter you wish to beautify your field

Objects to fill the basket: Candies, candle, and many others.

Different gadgets:


Packing tape

Paper shred

Floral foam

Wooden, foam board, or cardboard to make use of because the base for the field


​Silk blooms

Different elaborations: Washi tape, stickers, metallic markers, paint pens, paint coloration, and many others

Instructions for DIY picture body field:

Take away the backs and glass from every body. Try to be left with 4 empty frames. 

Insert the photographs inside every body and assemble them once more.

Take away the body stand from the again of every one. You’ll have to twist it off.

Sand the perimeters the place you’ll be glueing. This can create a grip for the glue. Glue the frames collectively.

Assemble the field

Utilizing a glue gun, apply glue alongside the sides of one of many frames and press it towards the sting of one other body. Maintain the frames collectively till the glue units. Repeat step till all 4 frames are glued collectively, forming a sq. or rectangular form. In case you use wooden glue, use masking tape to carry the field collectively because the glue dries.

Reinforce the corners and sides of the field. Add further glue alongside the within edges of the frames the place they meet. This can be sure that the reward basket is sturdy and may maintain gadgets with out falling aside. Wipe away any extra glue.

Glue the wooden piece to the underside of the field. This generally is a wooden board, cardboard (use a field cutter for a straight edge), foam core, or scrap wooden. That is so your field can really maintain gadgets!

Flip the field upright. Insert floral foam contained in the field, insert the flower stems. 

Create the reward basket

Fill with the shredded paper.

Insert greater gadgets within the again and fill with smaller gadgets up entrance.

Nice concept: Use double-sided tape on gadgets to chopsticks so you possibly can insert them into the floral foam. It’s a straightforward option to make your basket will look a lot nicer!

Add ornamental touches corresponding to ribbon or twine across the exterior of the frames, or attaching flowers or different elaborations.


  • Select image frames which might be the identical measurement and form to make sure that the reward basket seems uniform.
  • Use sturdy glue to make sure that the frames are securely hooked up.
  • Make it distinctive! It is a distinctive option to impress mother. Add in quotes of hers, all her favourite goodies, and even useful coupons!
  • Profit from the perimeters of the body (field). So irrespective of the way you flip it, there’s something completely satisfied to see!

Different concepts:

Use it as a planter field

Rework it right into a shadow field.

Host a craft night time with your loved ones and buddies to make these. 

And there you go – one superb memento field that didn’t value some huge cash, and didn’t take lots of time! Isn’t this an effective way to make use of up previous frames?


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