The frame can be found at Michaels in the unfinished wood section for just a $1.00. I use my ATG (adhesive) gun and run it down the edges and around the small picture square and then the rest is just personal preference. Then I take and cut around the edges with my craft knife. (Don't worry about rough edges right now)
For the back of the frame and the edges you can either paint it or also cover with paper. Once I have the paper on it I then take my file (sandpaper) and sand around the edges to give it a distressed look.
BTW-the paper used previously was Webster's "Life's Portrait" (same as purse)
I then take my distressing ink and ink the edges. I find it easier to use a finger daubers with the ink. I feel I have more control over where the ink goes.(But again, personal preference)
Then just decorate. I added the Fabric-tac in the picture as a helpful hint when adding items like cording.
Thanks for looking.