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How to Build a DIY Engineer Print Frame for Under $7 Each!

Whether it is a beautiful black and white photo or an inspiring word art message, having a large framed print makes a big impression in a rooms decor! But if you were to buy either at a store, it’s would be pricey! But not if you follow this tutorial for a DIY engineer print frame!

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

I recently felt the need to improve my at home office. The project presented several limitations. Due to the lack of space in my home, my “home office” consists of one small wall in our living room. You can tour my office makeover on a budget here.

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

But are you ready to see the before? Prepare yourself…

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

Okay that’s enough of that!

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

The inspiration for the large DIY engineer print frame idea came from a booth at a blogging conference I attended last year. The pretty oversized black and white prints have stuck with me ever since.

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

Truly, I couldn’t be any happier with the way the prints turned out.

Easy tutorial on for a DIY Engineer Print Frame that will take you less than an hour to make and less than $10 each in supplies! This is the perfect beginners tutorial on how to build a large frame diy for engineer prints. A simple way how to decorate on a budget.

Tools needed for the project:

  • Hammer & nails (or nail gun)
  • Sander or just sand paper
  • Modge podge
  • Stain or paint
  • Old rag or a good paint brush
  • Engineer print
  • 1″x2″ wood (see video for instructions for custom sized frames)
  • Thin plywood (see video for instructions for custom sized frames)

 

Choosing your engineer print

Think black and white. The cheapest version of an engineer print is a black and white at Staples. So what pictures do you have or can you find on a stock images website (here is the one found the floral prints) that would look gorgeous as a large black and white print?

Here is a tutorial on how to order engineer prints. Be sure to follow that tutorial on ordering before you move on. You need to be sure your resolution is great before you place your order, or your prints will turn out pixelated.

 

How to build a DIY engineer print frame

Now that you have your engineer print in hand, along with all your other supplies, you are ready to start building your DIY engineer print frame!

 

What do you think?

What project are you going to use a DIY engineer print frame in next? Share all your ideas down in the comments!

I would LOVE to see your projects! Tag me on instagram @PenniesIntoPearls and use the hashtag #PearlSquad for a chance to be featured on my Instagram feed!

Thanks for stopping in and I will talk to you soon! xoxo

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