Im getting a huge kick out of this funny linocut of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes. The...

How to make a decorative picture mat (How About Orange)

This is such a great DIY, and how cool is that linocut of Benedict Cumberbatch! // How to make a decorative picture mat // How About Orange

Making doors I drew my design on mat board. I used left over picture mats. I cut the inside bevel out and put it on the doo...

Making doors I drew my design on mat board. I used left over picture mats. I cut the inside bevel out and put it on the doo.

multi-mat frames.  Burlap covers mat, gloss frame, B & W photos

Multi Mat Frames from Pottery Barn. Mats are burlap on one side and white bat board on the other!

How to make your own photo mats

DIY photo mats- a great way to reuse old pieces of cardboard

This shows step by step of how to cut your own picture mats using photo mats, an exacto knife and straight edge. To be used for framing pictures or art.

I recently received a set of beautiful botanical drawings from my friend Eileen Behnke, a stylist and artist, and was determined to find a way to frame them that did them justice. I decided they would be the perfect candidates for one of my favorite framing tricks: fabric-covered mats! Creating these custom mats is a great way to unify a series (or disparate artworks, for that matter) and really frees you up to play with color.

I recently received a set of beautiful botanical drawings from my friend Eileen Behnke, a stylist and artist, and was determined to find a way to frame them that did them justice. I decided they would be the perfect candidates for one of my favorite frami

Save lots of money by cutting your own pictures mats! Use this video tutorial to learn how to cut your own picture mats!

How To Cut Your Own Picture Mats

Save lots of money by cutting your own pictures mats! Use this video tutorial to learn how to cut your own picture mats!

Pressed Flower Picture Mats

17 Dried flower decor ideas - Arrange flowers properly and with love and easily you will refresh your home. We present you some great tips for decorating with dried flowers.

Who knew cardboard could be so versatile! Love this idea!  Why use a plain-Jane picture mat from the craft store, when you can customize one with fabric?  Thin cardboard, like that from a cereal box or notepad backing is perfect for this.  Just cut it to the appropriate size and use spray adhesive and Mod Podge to add your fabric.  It will frame your photos beautifully.

17 Creative Ways to Reuse Cardboard Boxes

Upcycle those cereal boxes and fabric scraps. Fabric picture frames (use old cereal boxes for the card board). What a great idea!

How to Cut an Art Mat Like a Pro

How to Cut an Art Mat Like a Pro

How to Cut an Art Mat Like a Pro - Pretty Handy Girl + watercolor app for iPhone

Copper Geometric Picture Mats & Hexagon Art

Copper Geometric Picture Mats & Hexagon Art

DIY Copper Geometric Picture Mats & Hexagon Art Tutorial from Vintage Revival

While technology is constantly giving us new ways of doing things, there are some things that stubbornly stay the same. Take the good old cardboard box, for example: 90 percent of all products shipped in the United States are still sent using some type of cardboard packaging. So what do we do with all of it once items have been safely removed from their boxes? Unfortunately, we usually break down the boxes and toss them in recycling—but if we would just give it a little thought, the…

17 Creative Ways to Reuse Cardboard Boxes

Who knew cardboard could be so versatile! Love this idea! Why use a plain-Jane picture mat from the craft store, when you can

Making doors I drew my design on mat board. I used left over picture mats. I cut the inside bevel out and put it on the doo...

Making doors I drew my design on mat board. I used left over picture mats. I cut the inside bevel out and put it on the doo.

Cutting your own photo mats! ('cause  who can afford to have all their photos pro framed??)

DIY photo mats- a great way to reuse old pieces of cardboard

How to Cut Picture Mats by Decor Adventures - wonder if I can cut a straight enough line to start doing this myself

Copper Geometric Picture Mats & Hexagon Art - Vintage Revivals

Copper Geometric Picture Mats & Hexagon Art

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