Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Clearance Frames

When I made my trip to Michaels this past weekend, I also visited the clearance section in the back.  I found these great frames, which were most likely mistakes from the custom framing area.


The larger frame is 16 5/8 x 25 7/8 and the smaller one is 13 3/8 x 18 1/4.  I like the color {they are both the same color} and the detailing on each.



I’m thinking chalkboard for one and bulletin board or magnetic board for the other.  Although, I could even do a magnetic chalkboard.   Price: $8.00 each!

Two more projects to add to the “to do” list!



Kammy said...

Great finds and I also love that detail !

Blondie's Journal said...

I never thought to look at clearance frames at Michael's. I guess without matting and glass they seem pretty useless to sell unless they knew all the ideas bloggers have for them! I am looking forward to your finished projects!


Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Gosh Kathy, you really got a good deal on these frames. I love the ornate designs.

Can't wait to see your finished creations.


The Tuscan Home said...

Great finds, Kathy! I noticed that sale the other day, too! I'll have to go back and take a look. Thanks for sharing! XOXO ~Liz

Miss Obara said...

That is great! I think we are living similar lives...I went to Hobby Lobby and found a frame in the clearance section....It's GI-NORMOUS!!-seriously bigger than my youungest and she's 11! I think it used to be a mirror...but I will be turning it into a chalk board. I know, another to-do. I'll have to update my blog w/pics.

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

I couldn't pass up some frames at GW also. Some had mats in them which was an added bonus! Not sure where I will put them or use them, however they are there when I need them!!

Love the detailing on those frames!

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Wow! You really got a terrific deal! I cannot wait to see what you do with them! Angie xo

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

Oh, yeah, I can see one of those burlap bulletin boards a la Ballard! Great finds!!

I was going to email you. I was wondering where you were!!


Tara@JustDevineStyle said...

I am sure the projects you make with these will be great! Super finds. I love these frames and such great prices. I never thought to look in the frames for clearance.

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Oh Kathy, I love to dig in the clearance frames at Hobby Lobby! These are some great ones and you already have plans for them!

SNOW DAY! Get busy!


Lou Cinda

One Cheap B*tch said...

Nice! Don't you just love when the price is right?! And some of their frames can be a bit pricey!


Gail said...

I love a bargin and you sure did get a good one with these frames. Love the detailing in the frames. Can't wait to see them when you're done.

Enjoy your evening,

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

Kathy~ you certainly have a gift for not only searching out the great finds, you also execute amazing redos. You surprised with the repurposing of the tulle dress into the table skirt...beautifully clever!

Sweet wishes,

Andrea at Opulent Cottage said...

What a great find! I didn't know they did that at Michael's, but I'll be heading there this afternoon to see if there are any frames at my store. Thanks for a great tip!
Cheers, Andrea

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