We all have decorated our homes with standard, wooden and metallic frames, but with minimalism in trend, these heavy and bulky frames just steal away the clean aesthetics giving the room a more cluttered look. But if you are fan of minimalism and prefer clean decor, the DIY floating pictures frames demonstrated by Kenneth Wingard of “Home Made Simple” showcase how simple they are to make and what an exceptional epitome they offer to the room.
Gentle and uncomplicated to make yourself at home, the material required to make this DIY project a success are:
- Acrylic sheet
- Bar clamps
- Metal Pipe spacers
- Hex screws
- Decorative washers
- Double-sided tape
Step 1: Preparing Acrylic
To get yourself an art gallery like floating picture frame, first with the help of ruler measure 1/2” by 1/2” from each corner of a sheet. Securing both the sheets with a bar clamp now drill a hole through the sheets.
Step 2: Assembling the frame
Once holes are drilled on every corner of the acrylic sheet, remove the protective paper from both the sheets. Now add a snap piece of acid-free double-sided tape on the back of the photo and center of the acrylic sheet. Sandwiching the photo in between the sheets, now add decorative washer onto the screw and pass the screws through the holes drilled in the acrylic sheets.
Step 3: Mounting frame on wall
After deciding where you want to mount the frame, carefully frill the screw into the wall. Once all corners are assembled onto the wall, you are ready to showcase your family moments in floating picture frames.
A Super easy DIY, according to Kenneth Wingard, the floating picture frames are the simplest DIY, where everything can be easily found in local craft and hardware store. Besides it is advisable to prefer black and white photo if you want to order more than one frame in your abode.
So try one, and do not forget to share your family moments with us.