I bought the world’s ugliest framed print at the thrift, with plans to renew the frame with paint and a new mat. The old matted print is trash now. Here’s the before:I’m showing the frame in portrait mode because I plan to hang it that way, even though the original print is in landscape mode.
I’m handy with a spray can so I won’t have trouble painting the frame. But cutting a new mat is a different story. I hope to
convince cajole sweet-talk Art Lady Greta into cutting what I need. Update: When I bought the mat board at Dick Blick they cut the exterior to size and cut the four openings in each mat ~ for only $4. That kind of deal is worth it to me.
Ultimately, I will have a third frame too, for portraits of David.