Calico I & II print  //  Pastel Valley print  //  oversize frame  //  desk  //  dressers  //  sisal rug
striped rug (related)  //  ceiling gentle (related) //  desk chair  //  wallpaper

I complete enjoy thrifting and getting distinctive vintage items, and bought so psyched when I observed these frames for just a pair of bucks every single on a trip I took down to Tucson. I loved the shape and the depth, but the wooden stain was starting to chip off in a few spots. I could inform they ended up solid wood, and I definitely preferred the the purely natural wood beneath that was peaking by way of. I resolved to strip them working with oven cleaner, and the benefits are so, so great! I walked by way of how to do this on my Instagram stories the other working day, but here is a penned out action by phase tutorial, that must be even additional practical!

blouse  //  earrings  //  lipstick

You can see the scratches on the frames here- the target at the end of this is a wonderful, even toned purely natural wood appear.  I wish I had a put for the gorgeous originals that came in the frames, but finished up providing them to a friend who I know will place them to superior use!

sponge  //  spherical scrub brush  //  wooden & rubber scrub brush  //  dish soap  //  gloves  //  oven cleaner

This is a pretty simple Diy, with just a few required materials! I’ve identified that the blue fume- cost-free can of Uncomplicated-Off oven cleaner functions far better than the yellow can. You’ll also need some rubber gloves, dish soap, and scrub brushes. I experimented with out a several distinct varieties to see what would work best for me! This is surely an outdoor project. I laid out a plastic sheet on some gravel in our property, and it labored great.

The very first step is spraying your frames down with the oven cleaner. You want to make certain you’re getting the cleaner around the entirety of the frame, and then you can sit back again and relax for about 20 minutes when the oven cleaner does it’s matter!


Following you have enable it sit, you’ll commence to scrub! It is truly essential that you get rid of all of the oven cleaner, and you will discover the previous stain coming off with it. I filled a container with some concentrated dish soap, and utilized very a little bit to make sure I was finding as considerably off as possible! This step is so essential! A superior scrub is what will give the frame a reliable complete in the close, that isn’t splotchy. I identified that the sponge worked wonderful for the flat spots, and I genuinely beloved this wood brush to get in the grooves! This is unquestionably the most time consuming (and messiest) section, but it will be value it!

Next you’ll want to rinse off your body until finally the water runs obvious. The colour doesn’t glance also various suitable now, but you just have to belief the course of action! After the water is working clear, you are going to just lay the frame out to dry! Seem at this shade variation following only a handful of minutes of sunshine bleaching!

Right after the frames were being absolutely dry, I went above them with a sanding block and did a genuinely mild sand everywhere, concentrating on any places that seemed darker than the rest of the frame. Immediately after you sand, wipe it down with a rag, and your frame is finish! Future is my most loved element- choosing artwork!

I knew I wished to cling these frames in my place of work at operate, so I resolved to go with some new abstracts I painted for Juniper Print Store, identified as Calico I & II! I appreciate making use of long-lasting double sided tape to mount the print to the glass, rather of acquiring the glass cover the print. This creates a stretched canvas look after its framed, and seems to be more like unique artwork! I line the back again edges of the paper with tape, and then adhere a handful of parts in the center. Flip the paper above, make certain your edges are all lined up, and then sleek the paper above the glass with your hand!

The frames turned out to be the ideal normal wooden color, and I even switched out the significant print driving my desk to Pastel Valley, from our vintage selection to carry in some warm tones for summer!

Calico I & II print  //  Pastel Valley print  //  oversize body  //  desk  //  dressers  //  desk chair
sisal rug  //  striped rug (identical)   //  wallpaper  //  ceiling mild (similar)

I have rounded up a several very similar all-natural wooden frames below if you’re wanting to get the appear, but never have a frame to Diy! Depart any issues in the opinions!

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