Adding Halloween washi tape to the clothespins for more Halloween themed decoration ideas on Halloween Picture Frame

Make a Halloween Picture Frame in 5 Minutes

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Do you have an old canvas and don’t know what to do with it? Turn it into an easy Halloween picture frame. I love decorating for the seasons and holidays, but I don’t like to spend a lot of money on it. I’m all about living on a budget. My new Halloween picture frame cost me $3- the canvas was $2 from the thrift store and the fat quarter of Halloween fabric was about a $1. I’ve had this canvas for awhile now in my thrift store pile, but every time I’ve went to use it, the project just never worked out. Finally my DIY craft project worked out. Materials for Halloween Picture Frame to Make

The Rules:

  • Upcycle an item(s) from a thrift store, resale store, or garage sale into a new piece of decor.
  • There’s no monthly theme.
  • There’s no budget to stick to.

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Materials for DIY Halloween Craft

12×12 Canvas Halloween Fat Quarter of Material Staple Gun Orange Twine Mini Natural Clothespins Halloween Washi Tape- Polka Dot Washi Tape 

Let’s Learn How to Make a Halloween Picture Frame

To get started, iron your material. It’s okay if you don’t get all the seams out because once you pull the fabric tight over the canvas, you won’t see the seams.  How cute are these jack o’lantern pumpkins? Staple the fabric to the canvas as a Halloween decoration Place your fabric over the canvas, make sure it looks good and flip it over. Wrap the canvas like a present and using a staple gun, staple the fabric to the canvas. Wrap the fabric tightly and staple all the way around for a DIY Halloween Frame Craft Just think of it as wrapping a present. Remember to pull the fabric tightly.  Adding the twin to hang the halloween pictures on I chose an orange twine from my craft stash and placed it where I wanted it and stapled the orange twine to the back of the frame. The twine fits perfectly with the halloween themed fabric.  Adding Halloween washi tape to the clothespins for more Halloween themed decoration ideas on Halloween Picture Frame To add more Halloween to the frame, I used some more supplies from my craft stash. I had small medium clothes pins leftover from my Whimsical Embroidery Hoop Display and Halloween Washi tape from my Halloween Washi Tape Picture FrameI just placed the Washi tape on top of the clothespins and cut off the extra. Super easy and fast.  How to make a halloween picture frame as wall decor Find some Halloween pictures to add with the clothespins and your Halloween picture frame is ready to hang on the wall or to put on display. The best thing about this decoration idea is that it can be a wall hanging or it can sit on a display. 


This canvas craft is Halloween themed, but just think of all the ways you can use this idea. You could make it for other holidays, seasons or as home decor. 

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Hi I'm Jenny from Cookies, Coffee, and Crafts. I love to create decorations for my home, projects to create magical holidays, and to have fun with my kids. The quote "I run on coffee, chaos, and crafts" describes my world and I wouldn't have it any other way. I hope you find inspiration and enjoy my creative journey.