DIY Easy Barnwood Frame and Free Printables

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DIY Barnwood Frames from Ana White Plan + free inspirational printables by @savedbyloves

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 I have always wanted to make my own frames.  It was time for some new printables so I finally gave it a go, using this Barnwood Frame plan from Ana White as my starting point.  You can read on to see how I tweaked Ana’s plan to get 11×17 inch frames and to download your free Wayne Dyer and fruit of the spirit printables.


Free Printable Wayne Dyer Quote



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This project is fantastic because the frames look awesome, and are super cheap.  I found 1×2 in 8′ strips for $0.75 at Lowes.

Follow Ana’s Plan linked above, but change your cut list as follows to get 11×17 frame openings:

2– 1x2s @ 14, 1 1/2″ flat side mitered so the shortest length is 11″

2– 1x2s @ 20, 1 1/2″ flat side mitered so the shortest length is 17″

2 – 1x2s @ 15 1/2″, edge side mitered so the shortest length is 14″

2 – 1x2s @ 21 1/2″, edge side mitered so the shortest length is 20″

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Corner clamps are super helpful!

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Here is an Albert Einstein Printable in a different color scheme that you can also download below…

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I made a smaller frame for print in 8×10.  I finished with homemade chalk finish paint I made from this chalk finish paint DIY.

Download and print:

Wayne Dyer Heaven Quote

Fruit of the Spirit Printable

Wayne Dyer Change Quote

Albert Einstein Quote

I printed my 11×17 prints on regular copy paper and mounted them to white foam board with spray mount.  I cut the foam to fit the frame opening and secured the mounted image to the frame with thumbtacks.

I hope you enjoy the printables, and give making your own frames a go.  It is super rewarding!

Comments

  1. These are wonderful! I don’t have any way to make my own frames but I can certainly find a sale. :) Thanks so much for sharing!

    Pat

  2. Marion Bohn says:

    Did you put any glass or acrylic in the frame? I can’t tell from the pic. I’ve been wanting to make these frames from anawhite.com for a long time, but just haven’t decided if they’ll need the glass, which can be expensive from an arts & crafts store. They look great, by the way!!

  3. Thanks!

  4. These are really cute. Is there anyway to get any of the quotes in different colors? I want to use the “Fruit of the Spirit” and “Change”, but orange will not work in any of the rooms in my house. Thanks.

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  1. […] I shared how I made these barnwood frames with a plan from Ana White, along with several fun free inspirational printables for you to […]

  2. […] sanded and painted with homemade chalky finish paint I talked about here.  I used white as the base coat and reddish-pink as the top layer.  I sanded to distress, and […]

  3. […] have a table saw to rip your wood, grab the 1×2 furring strips I told you about in my Barnwood Frame Tutorial.  You can get 8ft for […]

  4. […] Mark the wood with a pencil, using the shelf for measuring. Cut to 45° angles on each end of the wood, going in opposite directions. Cut two for the sides and two for the top and bottom. I used Kreg Jig pocket holes to connect the pieces at each corner to form a frame. For more details, see my post on How to Use a Kreg Jig and DIY Barnwood Frames. […]

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