Frame from used fence pickets

txcountrygalFebruary 27, 2011

When we first moved here on the farm, we had a large supply of used fence pickets and decided to see if we could use a few to frame some wall calendar pictures that we liked. DH used the full-size pickets vertically and cut the horizontal pieces to frame 9 of the calendar page pictures. We left the pickets natural and weathered, but they could also be painted and this would work well with matted photos as well.

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sunnyca_gw

Looks very nice! Great recycling! Nice color on pickets, gray color would be nice too. TFS Jan

    Bookmark   February 28, 2011 at 12:09AM
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laurastheme

I love it! Where do you have it hanging? I'm thinking it would look good over a headboard.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2011 at 9:50PM
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marylee_2010

What a great idea! I really like it. Very creative. - Marylee

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 12:33AM
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lady_alicia Zone 5/6 PA

That's a great recycling job you did! Thanks for sharing. Now if I see fencing, I'll know what to do with it! :)

Alicia

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 10:33PM
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concretenprimroses

Wonderful idea. And I really enjoy the flower prints that you chose. I Love love love those old botanical prints.
Kathy

    Bookmark   March 2, 2011 at 7:08AM
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txcountrygal

When we moved into our current home, it didn't really fit in any longer with our decor, so I gave it to a relative. In our former home, we had it hanging in our living room above a buffet, and at one time, above the fireplace mantel.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 10:40PM
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mjowest

I almost burned my wood yesterday- decided to hang onto it for a little longer- thank you! now I know what to do with it!

    Bookmark   March 15, 2011 at 5:10PM
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