De-framing Polaroids

Polaroid film is great fun to work with, but when I go through periods of Polaroid-heavy crafting, I get sick of that perfect white frame surrounding each and every photograph.

I don't remember exactly how I discovered Patrick Winfield's Composites, but his multi-Polaroid sans-frame pieces inspired me to try to isolate some of my images from the standard white border. Upon incorporating these de-framed Polaroids into collage cards, I have created something that isn't likely to be immediately recognized as a Polaroid, but has an interesting appeal nonetheless.

Removing the frame isn't quite as complicated as you might think. Simply finding a loose edge or corner and peeling is all that the process really requires - as long as you're careful not to rip the actual photograph, your image should be fine.

Here are a few of my results!

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