Cute Miniature Wall Frames for your Beauty or Office Space…

DIY Cute Miniature Beauty and Office Frames

As a few of you already know, I’m in the final stages of a fun DIY project at the moment… transforming our spare room into an office/beauty space. As my creative juices are well and truly flowing I find myself rolling up the sleeves and tackling a few little crafty projects, just to add some cute personal touches to my new workspace. One of my favourite projects this week has been this easy peasy transformation of these dinky little Ikea frames I had lying in the bottom of my craft drawers…

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After many months of feeling unloved and abandoned from lying in the bottom of my craft drawers, it was finally time to dust them off and bring them to life by incorporating some really simple but effective artwork. So if you’re looking for some inspiration to bring a sprinkling of creativity to your walls why not give this a go? It’s a 15 minute project that will undoubtedly add a touch of girly glamour to any bare looking wall area.

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Beauty Wall Art - Creative Ingredients

Set of four mini ‘Tysslinge’ Ikea frames

An old magazine

Watercolour pencils

Fine tip paint brush

Pencil

Small scissors

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As my new space will be used for both blogging & beauty, I wanted a variety of colours, themes and textures rather than one particular subject. With the frame inserts being so tiny (8x9cm) I thought I’d take to the pages of some old magazines I had lying about that were ready for recycling.

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1) For the first frame I decided to use some simple magazine text. I thought this would tie in rather niftily with the vast amount of typing I do – kinda keeping in with the blogging ‘editorial’ style theme. Once I found the text I wanted I lightly drew around the frame insert, cut it out and popped it into place. Voila – job done!

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2) For the second frame I wanted something a little more cosmetic related. After browsing through the beauty section of the magazine I stumbled across an image of raw eye shadows – perfect for the gal who’s addicted to shadow palettes 😉 Again I repeated the step of placing the frame insert over the image and drawing around the outside with pencil before trimming and slotting in into place.

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3) For my third frame I decided on something quite patterned that would compliment a few of the nik naks I have scattered around the room itself. I’m all for florals and ‘shabby chic’ so when I spotted this floral printed suit in the fashion directory of the magazine I knew it would add a subtle hint of nature-inspired femininity.

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As much as I enjoyed the easy-peasy task of picking different patterns and styles from the magazine, I’m always a fan of creating something handmade. For my fourth frame I decided to add a personal touch by paying homage to my creative streak & sketching something simple. My instant thought was a set of lips, not only due to my cosmetic drawers being laden with glosses and lippies, but also because of my step into YouTube that has enabled me to gain the confidence to chatter in front of the camera. Of course, anyone else looking at the frame will assume it’s just a drawing of a set of lips but it means a little more than that to me 😉

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For this I used my Faber Castell watercolour pencils. I absolutely adore this set, as it give you the freedom to draw free hand however once finished you can transform your drawing into a watercolour painting by simply running a dampened brush over the artwork. It’s quick, easy and totally mess free = win win win!!!

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How cute are these? Such an affordable yet effective way to add a little touch of personality to any beauty area or work space…

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These mini Ikea Tysslinge frames also come in a choice of colours & finishes should you prefer black, white, wood or metal effect – the choice is entirely up to you. So why not put your old magazines to use or create some personalised drawings to brighten up your office or beauty space?

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Are you a fan of beauty-inspired art projects? Have you created anything recently or are you feeling the itch to roll up the sleeves for some DIY crafts of your own? Whatever your thoughts I’d love to read them in the comments below sodo stop by and say a quick hello 🙂

Cheerio chums…

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49 thoughts on “Cute Miniature Wall Frames for your Beauty or Office Space…

    • Awwh what lovely words Chanelle, you’re such a wee gem!!! That’s so encouraging huni! I just figured it had been such a long time since I’d posted a little DIY inspired feature – and these were sooo easy 😀 Thanks again for the lovely compliments wee chum *hugs* XXXXXX

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    • Awwwh thank you huni – that’s such a lovely compliment!!!! Thought I’d do something a little crafty this week as it’s been so long since I’ve tackled anything like this – never get the flipping time Amanda lol Hope you’re keeping well as can be my lovely friend, have a wonderful week ahead too 🙂 XXXXXX

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    • You’re so very welcome Tina – thank YOU for the awesome compliment huni, very much appreciated!!! Happy sorting, I love a good clear our and organisation – hope you find some great pics for your frames lovely 🙂 XXX

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      • Oooh I feel your pain Tina, we’ve been doing a mad clearout here too but the stuff seems to have migrated from upstairs to the kitchen and I’m loosing the will until my hubby takes it to the local dump! Can’t abide clutter! lol Well if it gets too much then take some inspiration from your blog name and have a nice cuppa Tea huni 😀 hehe XX

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      • Haha yeah might just have to do that. Ahh yeah I totally get that. I think I’ve let too much gather and now just want a major clearout. Feels like it’s never ending! But I know I’ll feel amazing soon when it’s done 🙂 xxx

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    • Awwh thank you so much Stash – you always say such lovely things!!! I know they are SO affordable, I think the little frames are only a couple of pounds each – really cheap but cheerful 🙂 Hope you have a fab week ahead huni XXXX

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    • Awwh thank you so much Taylor – much appreciated huni! Sounds like you’ll be doing a bit of crafting yourself 🙂 roll up them sleeves huni, I’m sure you’ll make a great job of filling those frames!!! XXXX

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