The so-called “do-it-yourself”, like more and more; through the art of recycling, you can make fantastic and colorful “works of art” that will surely conquer everyone for originality and extravagance . To create, therefore, small unique objects, we must pay attention to what nature offers us. In this simple and intuitive guide, we analyze the useful steps to make beautiful frames with the sticks coming from the sea, which we often find on the beach when we are on vacation. You just need to equip yourself with the right tools,.
- sticks, shells, glue, pins, cardboard
Obviously, the first thing to do is to find the sticks we find on the beach; they do not need to be perfect, just find small pieces that are not too big. They must be perfectly clean and then dry. Then, proceed to cut the pieces so as to form a frame of the size you prefer. These sticks can be poured with bright colors in tempera; after having passed the tempera, you can pass on the sticks a suitable polish, to make the colors brighter.
After coloring the woods, you can move on to the assembly phase. The pieces must then be joined to form the frame and fix them with a suitable glue or with simple pins. To make the frame even more original, you can stick on the sticks, shells or stones found on the sand.
After fixing the various parts of the frame, take a square piece of cardboard, cut perfectly the same size. On the cardboard paste the photo you have chosen; now you can fix the frame on the photo and then realize your perfect “do it yourself” gift. If you want to hang the frame, you can attach a satin ribbon or a simple thread on the cardboard, so that you can hang it without problems. You can make many frames of this kind, using the materials that nature offers. An idea also very original to embellish your frame, is to collect small flowers in the field, let them dry and then paste them along the outline of the photo. So get crazy with your imagination and create your fantastic personalized frame too,