I fell in love with the idea of this alphabet photo name frame from Alphabet Photography, but their price tag was way out of my league. They cost a fortune online – think $130 for a seven letter word before shipping. As always, I figured out a way to make my own (that look very similar) for less.
I ordered the frames online (from Bealls), and I’ve found the same frames at Kohls on sale. I assembled them myself in minutes!
This is one of the frames I made. The surname is Sweet.
This project cost a fraction of what I’d pay at Alphabet Photography. For a five letter word, Alphabet Photography art costs around $120 before shipping. This project cost me about ten cents per print plus the frame. It doesn’t have custom matting, but it still looks nice, and it’s hard to beat personalized – custom matting or not.
This is a frame I made for the Larson family. I take zero credit for these photos, but the price was right!
Happy hunting! If you have any questions, you can contact me at email@example.com or littlelizardking.blogspot.com Photobucket is the site I found that was most helpful with finding alphabet photography. I found frames at Bealls and Kohls. They have six and seven letter vertical openings.
…and, for those of you who might be interested in a shameless plug, I just started an Etsy shop selling sewing PATTERNS for cute kid couture. Check out a few of the patterns you can purchase at VERY reasonable prices.
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