Once you’ve printed the perfect free printable gift idea from our free printable art collection, make the gift even more special with one of these handmade DIY frames and photo displays. Some require a few woodworking tools, but most are beginner-friendly to make them both simple and budget-friendly. The best part of making it yourself is that you can make it for only a few bucks AND make it to match the recipient’s style… and make one for yourself too 😉
Affordable and Easy DIY Frames for Photos and Art
This $3 rustic picture frame fits the budget — so you can make a whole wall’s worth!
Add some rustic farmhosue style with reclaimed wood picture frames — easy to make large or small to fit what you need.
If you want something really unique but not difficult, this DIY concrete frame makes a fun statement and gives you a chance to use a different medium.
Make this chunky no-miter picture frame with glass for photos or art.
or go even bigger with this XL picture or poster frame with glass — so much more affordable than custom framing!
Make art and photos easy to change out with this gorgeous sliding 8×10 farmhouse picture frame — Amy has the tutorial to make a larger size, too!
An upcycled frame and some burlap ribbon make a beautiful changeable display for holiday art or photos.
Think outside the frame with these other photo display ideas, too:
Mount your art on a canvas, and then frame the canvas for a very chic look.
Print and mount art or photos on wood using this technique
or transfer to wood for a beautiful look.
And for more display ideas, check out this post with 50+ more ways to frame art and photos!