If you have an old picture frame, don’t rush to get rid of it. You can use it again by turning it into something new and practical. It sounds surprising, but you can even make a chair with a frame!
Smalljoys collected 23 easy ways to transform old frames into useful things or beautiful interior decorations.
1. A mirror frame
The most obvious way to use an old picture frame is to create a new mirror frame.
2. A tray
You can make a nice tray for storing small items or fruits using a mid-sized frame.
3. A chair for kids
This is an unexpected way to give new life to an old frame, wouldn’t you agree?
4. A terrarium for plants
Plants growing in a terrarium usually require less attention. Therefore, this is a great idea for those who don’t have enough time to care for their home garden properly.
5. A pincushion
Using small frames, you can easily make cute pincushions.
6. A living picture
You can make a creative vase holder or living picture out of succulent plants.
7. A jewelry board
This is an unusual way for storing your jewelry to keep everything within reach.
8. A coffee table
An old frame can also be used to create a nice coffee table.
9. A message board
If you often leave notes for your family, you’ll find a board like this very convenient.
10. An organizer for your desk
Make an organizer like this in order to stop wasting time looking for the right items. From now on they will always be within reach.
11. A gadget holder
This is a perfect holder for storing and charging your tablet or smartphone.
12. A chessboard
If you like this game, why wouldn’t you try to make your own chessboard?
13. Wall clocks
Try making unique wall clocks like these with small picture frames.
You can use frames instead of moldings for your walls or ceiling.
15. A shelf
16. Herb dryer
This is a really useful device for those who collect different herbs for medicinal or culinary purposes.
17. A key hanger
You’ll love this idea if you’re someone who runs around looking for their keys every morning.
18. A towel hanger
It turns out that towel and bathrobe hangers can make your bathroom look cozier.
19. A photo collage
20. Refrigerator magnets
These magnets are perfect for displaying family photos and kids’ drawings.
21. A wall cabinet for the bathroom
This is a great idea for creating a small secret cabinet for your bathroom.
22. A headboard
23. An event calendar
With a calendar like this, you’ll never forget all the important events of the week or month. Moreover, you can put your work or school schedule here.