I recently received a set of beautiful botanical drawings from my friend Eileen Behnke, a stylist and artist, and was determined to find a way to frame them that did them justice. I decided they would be the perfect candidates for one of my favorite framing tricks: fabric-covered mats! Creating these custom mats is a great way to unify a series (or disparate artworks, for that matter) and really frees you up to play with color.

Artful Update: Fabric-Covered Picture Mats

I recently received a set of beautiful botanical drawings from my friend Eileen Behnke, a stylist and artist, and was determined to find a way to frame them that did them justice. I decided they would be the perfect candidates for one of my favorite framing tricks: fabric-covered mats! Creating these custom mats is a great way to unify a series (or disparate artworks, for that matter) and really frees you up to play with color.

?back of the living room ... something a little different

RIBBA Frame, black

picture frame matting ideas | Creative DIY Custom Mat Ideas | | Sunlit Spaces

8 Creative DIY Custom Mat Ideas -

picture frame matting ideas | Creative DIY Custom Mat Ideas | | Sunlit Spaces

Online $49.96 Pinnacle Gallery Perfect 7-Piece Frame Kit. Walnut color. Four 6" x 8" frames matted to 4" x 6"  Two 8" x 10" frames matted to 5" x 7"  One 12" x 16" frame with 8" x 12" or 8" x 10" mat options. Place over Bed

Nielsen Bainbridge Gallery 7 Piece Perfect Wall Picture Frame Set

Online $49.96 Pinnacle Gallery Perfect 7-Piece Frame Kit. Walnut color. Four 6" x 8" frames matted to 4" x 6" Two 8" x 10" frames matted to 5" x 7" One 12" x 16" frame with 8" x 12" or 8" x 10" mat options. Place over Bed

Mixed Media Collage Print - Lilac Breasted Roller  This print is a reproduction of my original artwork. My collage process begins when I paint and texture papers of all kinds. The paper is then torn by hand and placed individually. Take a closer look. You will find sheet music, maps and dictionary pages hiding in plain sight.  Five sizes available - Paper prints available with and without white mats - No frames included.  See all my artwork at www.LisaMoralesMixedMedia.com  Thanks for…

Mixed Media Collage Print - Lilac Breasted Roller This print is a reproduction of my original artwork. My collage process begins when I paint and texture papers of all kinds. The paper is then torn by hand and placed individually. Take a closer look. You will find sheet music, maps and dictionary pages hiding in plain sight. Five sizes available - Paper prints available with and without white mats - No frames included. See all my artwork at www.LisaMoralesMixedMedia.com Thanks for…

This is fantastic.  Totally going to try this one!  Great way to save the girls' coloring pics.

This is fantastic. Totally going to try this one! Great way to save the girls' coloring pics.

De perfecte housewarming cadeau, huwelijkscadeau, verjaardagsgift, overeenkomstengift, interlokale memento, of gewoon voor gepersonaliseerde decor in uw eigen huis. Deze mooie kaart kunst kan worden gemaakt om te voorzien van elke locatie wereldwijd. We hebben een enorme bron van kaarten te gebruiken, dus zelfs kleine steden zijn geen probleem allermeest naar de tijd. _______________________________________________________________ LEVERTIJD: 5-7 werkdagen (spoedorder beschikbaar-contact me…

De perfecte housewarming cadeau, huwelijkscadeau, verjaardagsgift, overeenkomstengift, interlokale memento, of gewoon voor gepersonaliseerde decor in uw eigen huis. Deze mooie kaart kunst kan worden gemaakt om te voorzien van elke locatie wereldwijd. We hebben een enorme bron van kaarten te gebruiken, dus zelfs kleine steden zijn geen probleem allermeest naar de tijd. _______________________________________________________________ LEVERTIJD: 5-7 werkdagen (spoedorder beschikbaar-contact me…

Frame, map as a mat – perfect for your travel and adventure gallery (honeymoon or even where you met, too)

Frame, map as a mat – perfect for your travel and adventure gallery (honeymoon or even where you met, too)

Chic bedroom with black and white photos in gallery frames over black linen headboard accented with platinum gray pillows and diamond pattern lumbar pillow flanked by tapered antique mercury lamps on traditional nightstands.

Chic bedroom with black and white photos in gallery frames over black linen headboard accented with platinum gray pillows and diamond pattern lumbar pillow flanked by tapered antique mercury lamps on traditional nightstands.

Sooo easy to replicate - i did a double heart in a frame - one heart was my home town, the other was my other half's :)

Personalised Map Location Heart Wedding Print Gift

Sooo easy to replicate - i did a double heart in a frame - one heart was my home town, the other was my other half's :)

The Pottery Barn Gallery frames hung from their hooks look so great. Modern, layered and simple. Love the pendant and pillow too!!

Favorite Pins Friday

The Pottery Barn Gallery frames hung from their hooks look so great. Modern, layered and simple. Love the pendant and pillow too!!

VIRSERUM Frame IKEA The mount enhances the picture and makes framing easy. PH-neutral mount; will not discolour the picture.

VIRSERUM Frame White 50x70 cm

VIRSERUM Frame IKEA The mount enhances the picture and makes framing easy. PH-neutral mount; will not discolour the picture.

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