DIY | A Simple Poster Frame

If you’re stuck for wall art and low on budget, this simple DIY poster frame is a great solution. It takes twenty minutes and costs less than five pounds.

DIY poster frame tutorial

Supplies Needed

  • Rounded wood trim, cut into four equal lengths, all slightly wider than your poster
  • String
  • Poster
  • Tools: drill & saw
  • Poster – I used this one
Tools & supplies for wood dowel Poster Frame DIY

DIY Poster Frame Tutorial

Sand the edges of your wood trim.

Drill, string & wood dowels / wood trim

Drill holes two inches in from the ends.

Drilled wooden dowels

Punch corresponding holes in your poster and thread the string through, sandwiching the poster between the wood at both ends. You could add a line of glue to secure it, but it’s not necessary.

Wooden dowel poster frame DIY
wooden dowel Poster Frame DIY

I like the untreated wood, but you could stain or paint it too.

Simple Poster Frame DIY

A DIY poster frame is an easy, affordable way to add large-scale art, and it work for prints in almost any size.

DIY poster frame in boys room

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This post was written in collaboration with Poster Lounge.


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