Fun craft projects
10. Heart Cut-Out Picture Frame
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that special someone
deserves to know how much you care. Maybe you have given up
on the commercialized gifts that are available today or maybe
you just can’t find something perfect enough for your Valentine.
Whatever your reason, you're looking for something unique,
personalized, creative and one of a kind, right? Look no further
and grab a pen and paper because you’ll want to write down the materials needed and the very,
very, very simple instructions to this adorable photo frame. In no time at all you will have this frame
finished, wrapped, hidden away, and will be back in the arms of that special Valentine before you
know it. After all, isn’t loving your loved one what Valentine’s Day is all about?
One picture frame, preferably in a light color, with minimal detailing or decoration
Red acrylic paint
Heart-shaped cut-outs (you can purchase these small, flat, hearts at your local crafting
store, they are usually wooden and come in packages of 10 or so. You may opt to create
your own cut-out out of heavy paper or cardboard. If you do create your own, be sure to
Hot glue gun and glue sticks or tape
1. To begin, remove the glass from the photo frame and place it to
2. Cover your work space with some newspaper or other protective
material as not to damage it while working on your project.
3. Using the heart shaped cut-outs, decide how you would like to
arrange the hearts on the frame. The cut-outs will be removed at
the end of the project so that the natural look of the frame shows through the paint on the frame!
Depending on the size and shape of your frame you may want to add a few hearts or several.
You could even purchase or make different sized heart cut-outs to use.
4. Once you decide on a pattern you can begin to attach the hearts to the frame (temporarily). In