Now that Christmas is over it is time to start cleaning out the basement and start the New Year’s organization. Something I found in my basement that I love are old window frames. The older and the dirtier the better…as far as window frames are concerned anyway ;-). If you love old window frames and are in search for some I recommend thrift/vintage/second hand stores, flea markets or craigslist. Places like Goodwill or other chain type thrift store generally do not have old windows. I had this window around for over a year and I have had this picture for probably about 12 years and thought lets bring the two together.
Glue – I used Mod Podge
Hanging wire – I used 30 lb
2-hole D – ring hanger (2) – I used 60 lb
Picture hanging hook
First I started out by cleaning the window and the frame. No fancy technique here just glass cleaner. I measured my picture and cut it to fit the window. Here is my window, picture and cardboard.
Next I measured and cut a piece of cardboard to the size of the window and glued my picture to the cardboard. Then I positioned the cardboard behind the window. Using the clamps I clamped the cardboard to the window frame to hold it in place while I used the staple gun to staple the cardboard to the window frame.
Next I got my D-rings and my picture hanging wire.
Next I drilled holes for the D-rings and screwed them in place about 10 inches from the top. Then I threaded the picture wire through the D-rings and wrapped it. .
Next hammer in your picture hanging hook, hang your window frame and step back and admire your work.