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How To Make a "Dad" Picture Frame For Father's Day
You Will Need
  • Photograph
  • 4 3/4 x 4 3/4- in. papier-mache box with a photo insert opening
  • Paintbrush
  • Acrylic red, white, and black paint
  • 2 1 1/2 x 2 1/2-in. wood hearts
  • 2 3/4 x 7/8-in. wood hearts
  • 2 3/4-in. tall wood D letters
  • 3/4-in. tall wood A letter
  • Craft glue
  • Satin varnish
  • 4 x 4-in. piece of white card stock
  • Black permanent marker
step 1Find a picture
Find or take the perfect picture of you and your dad together.
spacer tip Instead of a picture, you can make a drawing or write a note.
step 2Remove lid
Remove the lid inset on the box and set it aside.
step 3Paint
Paint the lid frame white and the box base red. Then paint the wood letters black and the wood hearts red.
step 4Arrange
Spell “DAD” with the wood letters, arrange it with the larger wood hearts around the lid, and glue them in place.
tip Wooden letters and symbols are available at craft stores.
step 5Apply varnish
Apply a coat of varnish to the outside surface of the decorated lid.
step 6Write message
Write a personalized message to your father on the card stock with the pen and glue it to the inside of the bottom of the box. Glue the smaller hearts on the card.
step 7Insert photo
Insert your photo into the lid frame and place it on the box. Enjoy giving your dad a gift he will cherish forever.
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