Showcasing images using rustic picture frames is a good way to create inviting look not only to the images themselves but also to the area where the frames are placed. These frames are ideal for country settings due to the old and somewhat dirty look. For a more inviting look, you can adorn the photos with gold trim.
The frames come in various sizes from small size to wide hanging photo frame. Small frames are best placed on your dresses or a shelf above the fireplace. Meanwhile, large frame hung on the wall can be used to break up the space. As a part of decor, the frame should be well-matched with other pieces in the room such as matching the color of the frame with picture itself or finding the one that goes well with furniture, walls, or lamps.
You can buy rustic styled frame from antique stores or country stores. Actually, rustic photo frames are also available at the malls or department stores. But, the price can be a bit pricey. You can visit flea markets or ship yard sales for rustic frames at cheaper process. After you get the rustic frame, it is time to select the pictures.
Although you can just frame any pictures, basically rustic frame is meant to frame pictures with rustic theme as well to bring out the design style. For instance, find farm scenes, southern cowboy, traditional fields, etc. Nature scenes also look good and can enhance the theme. Aside from buying rustic picture frames at the market, some people like to make the frames their own by recycling old frames.
For a more natural look, you can make simple rustic picture frames using jute and twigs. It is a very simple project. Even kids usually create this craft for their creativity class project. The main materials for making the frames are chipboard and twigs. First of all, you should cut chipboard in your desired size. Then, frame it with dry twigs. If you find it difficult to collect twigs, you can use wood craft sticks as the alternatives.
Lastly, you can embellish the frames with jute, dental floss, glitter glue, or paint for a splash of color. This craft can be a good idea for birthday gift as well. Even, those having entrepreneurship skill can make money from this project. If you have spare time, make some rustic frames. You can sell the frames for money, then.