Sunday, November 21, 2010

If The Frame Fits

Hello Everyone!
Do you display decorative frames in vignettes?
I could put them around every inch of our home.
I just love em' and many different styles too.
Join me for a tour. All photos enlarge when clicked.
We have a lighted niche in the hallway and it was
just calling out to me to display more frames.
Look at the tiny ones I found at Marshalls.
At $3 a piece I had to have the little guys.
They matched the other one I had displayed here.
Aren't they mini and precious?
For now I added each past years Christmas photos of us.
Is it bad I'm thinking of getting a few more?
Where in the world will I put them?
We need a bigger house just so I can decorate more...:)
I created a gallery wall of wedding photos in the hall.
Why not use a place you would not expect to be a focal point?
Every spot in your home should be something you enjoy seeing.
Another view of the entire hallway.
A ribbon *M* frame custom made by Kristen.
Kristen is talented at making the prettiest frames.
Check out her etsy shop on her blog.
I like to find frames with unique shapes.
A gold rooster frame fits in well with my kitchen decor'.
A few gold scroll frames in the living room.
Here is my latest purchase from Kristen's shop.
Look at the lovely jewel flower and ribbon details.
I added a frame gallery to the guest room.
How do you decorate with frames?
Let me know some of your ideas.
~*~
Thank you for visiting.
Have a wonderful week!

57 comments:

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Melissa, you do have some pretty frames.

Danielle said...

I love small frames. I literally just came home from Marshall's with two! Your niche vignette is swoon worthy.

Sarah @Newlywed and Decorating said...

I love picture frames! Gallery walls are my favorite!

Denise said...

Hi Melissa, I love your vignettes :) I don't have that many frames but you make me want to go buy some to try them like this. Hope you're having a wonderful Sunday evening.
xxx
hugs
Denise

Kimberly said...

oh boy are we alike! I have alot of frames! I even put pictures in the bathroom, do you?

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Melissa,
Now I'm a picture frame fan too...love displaying family pics. You have so many Pretty frames...thanks for sharing them. I'm putting you on my blog list on my sidebar...then I can keep up with you better:)

Blessings,
Linda

The Inspired Nest said...

Your frames are pretty! I love Kristens frames and need to bite the bullet and buy a few! I have always enjoyed looking at them when I visit your blog!
Lacy

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

You have many lovely frames. I don't have as many frames out as I did when the kids were little. But I have several...I really like the diagonal one...very different!

Donna said...

Melissa....you just have the knack for making things beautiful!! Your vignettes are so well put together and lovely. You should be a window dresser or shop decorator!! Your sense of decor is wonderful...love your frames, -I am looking for just the right ones for a few special pics...will you pick them out for me???

Sandy said...

Melissa, Beautiful job as usual. I love the mini frames! Wonderful job on the niche, everything looks perfect! Thanks for sharing.
Sandy

Gina at Gigi's Creative Designs said...

Your photos are fantastic and I love all your frames. I need some help, I have many framed pics I want to hang up in my stairwell and cant figure out a layout, but also they have those saw hooks on each corner so when I go to hang them they are always crooked, any suggestions?
Have a wonderful evening.
Gina

raegina at gmail dot com

Liz said...
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Liz said...

My eyes popped when I saw the picture of the frames next to the vase... I have the exact same three frames from left to right! I love them too :)

Teri said...

Your frames are all so beautiful. I'm going to have to check out my Marshall's for those little ones. I have the same larger frame. Of course, my favs are the ones Kristen makes. Let's see...how many of hers do I have now? Not enough! Heehee! All of your displays look great! I think this is the first time I've seen the one in your hall. It's very pretty. Have a great week. I'm off to see the post before this one. =)

SavannahGranny said...

Beautiful, You have some lovely frames. I love the way you have them displayed. This post was certainly eye candy. Ginger

Blondie's Journal said...

The frames are just beautiful and look so perfect here!! Fantastic job!

XO,
Jane

Kristens Creations said...

Hi Melissa, I just looked at your frame post and was on my way back over to comment.lol...they are all so pretty!

I have only put one of the tassel frames in my Etsy store and it sold pretty fast. They were the first to go at my show. I should have had at least 50 more! I sold alot of the Christmas frames too...it was a great show. Yes, the hutch was a great display cabinet. I wish I had taken better pics of the booth. It looks so cluttered...although it was.hehe...I think the pics make it look worse. Anyway, I was very pleased with the show, it was alot of fun. Kristen

Kristens Creations said...

I have a beautiful frame with a deep red sequence bow and cross that you might like. I also have one with a snowflake. They are very fancy! I will be making several more frames with the tassels too. If you decide you want one just let me know...

Julie Harward said...

Hi Melissa..love all your frames and pic's! I love those little ones too. I just love having lots of pictures around too..makes a house a home! ;D

Jemsmom said...

Love all your frames. I am like you in that I love neat frames and I have pictures all over the place! Those pictures are what are important to our family and I treasure them! I love how you have everything displayed! Gorgeous!

Becca said...

I love all of your frames and the vignettes you've created around with and around them! Clearly, family is very important to you ... displaying your wonderful memories for all to enjoy is really special. I need to pay a visit to Kristen's shop, for sure! Have a great day, Becca

Liz said...

I love the wall of pictures with the sign - love above, very pretty! You have some very elegant looking frames. You do a great job displaying them too, well done!

Have a Happy Thanksgiving! XO ~Liz

Kat said...

Since my husband is a picture framer, you know I LOVED this post :) You really have some pretty ones, I especially love the little ones. Kat

Blooming Rose Musings said...

Melissa, you are a girl after my own heart...I love frames too. I love how you have them all through your house and your vignettes are wonderful. My hallway is narrow but I also have framed pictures hanging along the walls. Love your style!

Lisa said...

What a gorgeous hallway! Leave it to you, Melissa, to make a showplace out of a pass-thru! LOL! All the frames are beautiful.

Manuela@TPOH said...

Beautiful! There are so many really pretty frams out there - they're almost little works of art.

Manuela

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

Beautiful frames! I'm always wanting to buy frames. I have to restrain myself. lol You really have a nice showcase of them.

April said...

I don't think you can ever have too many pictures displayed in your home...it makes it feel so warm and cozy. You've done such a great job of making them work! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Melissa!

Kim said...

So beautiful. I really like the sprouting fleur de lis one--that's what I'm calling it, anyway. Blessings, Melissa.

Melissa said...

Oh how I love all the frames in your home! Kristen's are my favorite!

Many Blessings,
M.

LUZIA LOPES said...

Melissa,amei a decoração de quadros, você tem muito bom gosto,a algum tempo venho visitando seu blog que é lindo.Parabéns
luzialopes2@hotmail.com.br

kara@elements-interiors.net said...

Hello Love! We truly ARE sisters at heart! Im the FRAME QUEEN! We may be tied fot that Title!! I have Pics EVERYWHERE!!! I have had to come up with new ways to display my pics cuz ALL my tabletops are FULL! I will Share as soon as Im DONE with all this Christmas Decor!
Beautiful doll! Just like you!!

xoxokara

CAS said...

Yea, another frame-person. I love frames -- all kinds & shapes. Love having my loved ones close. I am a new follower.
CAS

Amy Kinser said...

Your frames are so pretty! I love displaying family pictures all over my house.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Marla @ Always Nesting said...

You and your hubby are such a beautiful couple! Love all those tiny frames.

Nancy from OHIO said...

Hi There! Remember me???? I have been so busy with school soooo busy that I have not been on lately! I still have kept the weight off. You looked great for the Marine Ball! Absolutely gorgeous! YEAH FOR YOU!! Happy Thanksgiving! Nancy from Ohio

Connie said...

Melissa,
I am always impressed with your decorating abilities! Love your darling frames. The pictures on the wall in the hall really add a special touch.

Sandra said...

Hi Melissa! What pretty little frames! I love the way you have them displayed! I should display more photos around my casa:)
Have a wonderful evening.
Sandra

Bringing Pretty Back said...

Melissa, Your frames look wonderful! No! That is not too many!
Love them! I love to frame little quites and place them about. I have been writing new ones down so when we move into the new home I can print and frame. I am not sure where they will go so I am waiting til we move in.
Have a pretty day!
Kristin

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Very pretty my Dear friend...loved seeing the newest picture of you and Alex at the ball...Many Thanksgiving Blessings to you my Dear daughter...love ya, Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Moments of Grace said...

Melissa,

I absolutely adore your frames. The wedding photos in the hall is a wonderful idea. I always get so inspired when I read your blog. You have such a way with decoration and your home reflects your sense of style. I am always glad when you do a new post.

I pray you and your family have a blessed and happy Thanksgiving.

In Grace,
Marie

Nancy said...

Pretty, pretty frames. I love the one with the bow across the top! Your vignettes are always so lovely!


Nancy

Crystal said...

What beautiful vignettes and those frame are fabulous.
I love your new blog layout, of course I haven't been around for awhile so it may not be real new :) Everyone has been sprucing up their blogs and adding followers, that is just great.
Thanks for stopping by, I have missed chatting with you.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving,
Crystal

Mimi said...

Beautiful, love the rooster vignette.

bj said...

O, Mizz Melissa...no one does frames like you. Everything your little tiny hands touch turns instantly into PRETTY.

I hope you and yours have the very best holiday.
xo bj

xinex said...

Beautifully displayed and pretty frames, Melissa. I love pohotos and frames too, I scatter them around the house except in the formal living and dining rooms and kitchen...Christine

Traci said...

Melissa, everything looks sooo pretty! Love the frames. I have a hard time finding inexpensive frames that I love. I have pictures all over my house. Including the kitchen & bathrooms!

Angela said...

Hi Melissa, You have some really nice frames and the pictures inside them are all beautiful! I love how you displayed your wedding pics in the hallway. Great idea!

Barb said...

Hi Melissa,

I am a frame gal. Every year, the boys would give me frames for Christmas, etc. loved it.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

xoxox

Susie from Bienvenue said...

You do have a sweet collection. Love em all :)

Karena said...

Melissa, I love frames! It is the family and friends that I see in a vignette or on bookshelves that breath life and love into decor.

Happy Thanksgiving!

xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi sweet friend...

Ohhh...I love all of your pretty frames and photos, Melissa! You certainly have created some really beautiful vignettes with them! And...I totally agree...I think our homes should be filled with the things that we enjoy seeing!!! I love your new photo gallery wall that you did in the hall...sooo pretty!

Well sweet friend, I just wanted to come by to wish you and Alex a Happy Thanksgiving! Have a safe and blessed holiday, my friend!!!

Love ya,
Chari

Debbie said...

What a great collection of frames Melissa. I like how they are all different yet compliment each other. I really like the photo wall too. Have wonderful Thanksgiving.

Something Special said...

Wow,you sure get lots of comments. Your frames are lovely. I have frames all over the place too. and little shelves. It is a great way to decorate. Happy Thanksgiving. I just announced a new giveaway for the Christmas season. Come say hi and check it out.

Shelia said...

Hi Melissa! I love your gorgeous frames and your decorating is a one! I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Krista@thegatheringplacedesign said...

Your frames are beautiful and compliment your gorgeous decor perfectly! I need to get more framed pictures in my home. It my other houses I had a lot out, but for some reason I haven't put a lot out in our current home. I love the personal touch that photos bring to decor and if they frames are beautiful like yours...even better! Thanks for the inspirations:)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Hi Melissa..
I love frames. Always have and find myself buying them with no photo in mind to put in it.
I am not on a quest for a very large frame for a photo of my daughter when she was small. So far no luck. Even looking is fun.

Unfortunately I come to you for idea's and have nothing to offer you. :( I'm sorry!

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