Oberrecht offers professional secrets of mounting, matting, framing, and displaying artwork, photographs, posters, fabrics, collectibles, carvings, and more. Illustrated instructions and techniques to easily frame and mount your own pictures and artwork. New sections cover recent trends in framing--using power tools, framing needlework, and creating hinged and easel-style frames.
Adorn your home with handmade frame decor, all of which can be made in a single day Fifteen projects with illustrated step-by-step instructions offer ideas for every room in the house or apartment. Projects include floral frames with pressed or painted greenery; a frame for exhibiting jewelry; a message board frame; a hanging garden frame; and other creative suggestions that combine practical function and decorative beauty.
Each book in Dover's Make in a Day series presents 15 projects with detailed and well-illustrated instructions. The beginner-friendly projects are ideal for anyone wishing to whip up something simple but special. Handmade frames add a personal touch and a dash of creative charm to the home, and they also make wonderful gifts. Supplies are easy to obtain and readily available at major craft stores.
Aimed at those who want to try picture framing, this easy-to-follow book covers six subject areas in simple step-by-step demonstrations. These are: measuring, mounting, matting, glazing, framing, and hanging artwork.