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DIY Framing…better than Made In China

I always took pride in using raw lumber from the local hardware store to make my picture frames, but never bragged about how I paint the frames.

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That’s because I would use spray paint for the frames.  I know it is bad for my health and the environment, but it so cheap and easy, it’s hard to resist.

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Well, those days are over.

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Today, I switched to painting frames with a paintbrush.  Even though it takes more time, I think you will agree, It is a good change.  The brushstrokes in the paint compliment the hand crafted artwork inside the frame. 

So, after spending a DAY painting frames, I eagerly waiting for the frames to dry…

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Little Grrrl likes the new method too!  She always ran from the spray paint. (because she is smart!)