Make a giant picture frame

How To Make A Giant Picture Frame - DIY Tutorial | The Poster Shop

How to Make a Giant Picture Frame - DIY Tutorial


Do you want to display your favorite photos in an original and spectacular way? Why not opt ​​for a giant photo frame that will attract all eyes? In this article, we offer you a complete DIY tutorial to make your own giant photo frame. With a few simple tools and a bit of creativity, you can create a truly personalized masterpiece. Follow the guide and let your imagination run wild!

Necessary material

  • A large panel of plywood or stiff cardboard
  • A jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • A ruler
  • A pencil
  • Paint or varnish
  • wall ties
  • Photos of your choice
  • Thumbtacks or clips

Manufacturing steps

Step 1: Measure and Cut

Start by measuring the desired size for your giant picture frame . Trace the dimensions onto your plywood or stiff cardboard panel using a ruler and pencil. Then, use a jigsaw to cut the panel according to the measurements drawn. Be sure to smooth the edges with sandpaper for a clean and neat result.

Step 2: Prep and Finish

Once your frame has been cut, you can prepare it for finishing. Lightly sand the surface to remove imperfections and make sure it is smooth. Next, choose the paint or varnish color of your choice and apply one or two even coats to the entire surface of the frame. Let dry completely.

Step 3: Attaching the Wall Ties

Once the paint or varnish is completely dry, attach the wall ties to the back of the frame following the manufacturer's instructions. Be sure to place them securely to ensure a secure and stable hanging of the frame on the wall.

Step 4: Adding Photos

Now that your frame is ready, it's time to add your favorite photos to it. Print them at the appropriate size and arrange them on the frame according to your preference. You can secure them with thumbtacks or clips to keep them in place.


Voila, you have successfully made your own giant picture frame ! This simple and fun DIY project allows you to create a unique and personalized decorative element to showcase your favorite photos. Feel free to let your creativity run wild by experimenting with different paint colors, finishes, and photo layouts. For more inspiration and to find giant posters to add to your photo frame, visit La Boutique du Poster's XXL Posters collection. Take advantage of this artisanal masterpiece that will bring a touch of originality to your interior!

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