DIY Photograph Body Field – Artful Chica

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

This simple tutorial is for a Mom’s Day present, however you may make it for no matter cause 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 like most about this mission 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 offers it much more persona. And lastly – the present basket aspect. You may fill it with every kind of treats and goodies! 

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

Provides for this simple DIY photograph 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 Outdated frames will give it extra persona, however attempt to discover some that line up evenly. Completely different sizes could be onerous to make a field from!

Massive frames are finest if you need an enormous field. Mini frames are cute for occasion 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 photograph prints or get artistic and use a pc program to make customized artwork.

You too can use baby’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 can too use wooden glue. 

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

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

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

Objects to fill the basket: Candies, candle, and so on.

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 shade, and so on

Instructions for DIY photograph body field:

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

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

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

Sand the perimeters the place you may 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 in opposition to 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. For those who 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 certain that the present 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 could be 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 present basket

Fill with the shredded paper.

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

Nice thought: Use double-sided tape on gadgets to chopsticks so you may insert them into the floral foam. It’s a simple approach to make your basket will look a lot nicer!

Add ornamental touches reminiscent of ribbon or twine across the outdoors of the frames, or attaching flowers or different elaborations.


  • Select image frames which can be the identical measurement and form to make sure that the present basket seems uniform.
  • Use sturdy glue to make sure that the frames are securely connected.
  • Make it distinctive! This can be a distinctive approach to impress mother. Add in quotes of hers, all her favourite goodies, and even useful coupons!
  • Benefit 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

Remodel it right into a shadow field.

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

And there you go – one wonderful memento field that didn’t value some huge cash, and didn’t take a whole lot of time! Isn’t this a good way to make use of up outdated frames?


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