Tuesday, November 03, 2009

30 Days of Frugal Christmas Gifts - Frame Up - Day 1

Here’s a nifty and easy Christmas present that looks more expensive than it is and would be great for someone who has a console table or space to fill.

Buy frames from your local discount store in a colour theme and fill the frames with things that match your colour or subject theme. I used things I had laying around the house. This collection includes scrap-booking paper cut to size, material off cuts from some potholders I made and black and white family wedding photographs.

The entire collection cost me under $15.00 (and half of that was for the silver scrolls middle frame- but I figure it kind of makes the rest of them look more classy) and would look beautiful with the frames individually wrapped in tissue paper and popped in a box with a big ribbon for presentation.

Tip: Be creative with your theme to make sure it matches the décor of the house and the interests of the recipients. My black and white frames were made for a black and white French guest room boudoir.

1 comment:

Shay said...

OMG! Tim Tams freely available in the USA! I've always bribed my Anerican friends with packs of Tim Tams. Guess that won't work anymore.
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