Photo frames hold in one of the most important aspects of a human being’s life, known as memories. We all dwell on our past at some point or another in our life. Childhood is one of the joyous parts of a human’s life. Children love to collect photos and decorate them in a photo frame. A photo frame is a place in disguise that every human being visits sometimes in his or her lifetime. The photo frame gives a feeling of nostalgia to everyone. Memories are kept sacred in a photo frame. Photo frames can be adorned beautifully with craft ideas. Here are 11 best photo frame craft ideas for kids:
Top 11 Photo Frame Craft Ideas for Kids
A photo Frame Made Out of Popsicles
Popsicles are quirky stuff that we often use in candies and ice creams. They remind us of the sweet flavour that we get after eating ice cream and candy. Well! Popsicles not only remind us of sweet ice creams, but they can also help in storing our sweet memories into a photo frame. A Popsicle can look really crafty when adorned on a photo frame. One can easily tell the kids how to go about with the popsicles. Collect around four to five popsicles, though it depends on the size of the photograph that how many popsicles you would require. After you have enough Popsicle sticks, you need to decorate each and every Popsicle in a cute and funny way. This can be done either by painting or colouring the popsicles. After they all are painted paste them together adjacent to each other. Now paste the picture on the popsicles and enjoy the nostalgia.
Quilled Photo Frame
A quilled photo frame is easy and exciting to make. One has to just teach the kid how to do quilling. For making this photo frame a set of colourful quilling papers is required and a quilling needle. One can make hearts and circles with the quilling paper and the needle depending upon the choice of the person. After the quilling is done, cut out a rectangle or square outline from the cardboard. Paint the cardboard or cover it with newspaper or paper Mache made out of newspaper/paper, gum, and water. Now paste the quilled flowers, hearts, doodles, and circles on the cardboard outline. After the frame is ready put your favourite picture in it. You can even gift this to tour near and dear ones and friends.
A Photo Frame Made Out of Buttons
The photo frame can be really fun. This is because of the fact that it literally helps in going back to the memories and decorating it can be so creative. Buttons are basically used in clothes, but they look more adorable on the photo frame. One can easily make a button photo frame by cutting out a rectangle or square outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready to adorn all the colourful buttons that you and your kid have saved or collected for decorating the photo frame. After the photo frame is ready put a picture inside it and enjoy the beautiful sight, keep it in your drawing room or living room wherever you want!
Pasta Photo Frame
Pasta is loved by all kids. Pasta has quirky and different shapes, and the best part about pasta is that it is available in different shapes like macaroni, penne, and twisted pasta. Well, ever wondered if these tasty pasta chunks are of any other use other than eating, if not then pay attention! Pasta can be used to decorate photo frames as well. Pasta is hard and is very attractive in appearance. One can paint the different types of pasta and adorn it on the photo frame. Cut out a rectangle or square outline frame from a cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready adorn all the painted pasta and coloured pasta over the base. One can also use golden and silver metal spray paints to make the work of colouring pasta easy. Well, if wondering what photos you can put inside it, here are some suggestions! You can put your kid’s photos when he/she was having an ice cream. Family dinners and mealtime pictures can also be put in this s photo frame.
Rock and Pebbles Photo Frame
Every time we go to the river, or the seashore we see a lot of pebbles. Pebbles and rocks look beautiful and attractive. They are a natural creation out of wear and tear by nature. Well, these pebbles can be collected, painted and can be used as decoration for a photo frame. The pebbles and rocks can be painted, and they can be adorned naturally as well. Cut out a rectangle or square outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready to adorn all the pebbles on the base. The photo frame would look beautiful. Kids surely love collecting pebbles and rocks, so it is quite obvious that they would love the ideas of using pebbles and rocks as a decoration for their photo frame craft.
Pom-Pom Photo Frame
Photo frames can be exciting to make. The best thing about photo frames is that you can use as much variety of material for the decoration. Photo frame decorations can be a really fun craft to do with your kids. Cut out a circle outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready adorn all the coloured pom-poms on the base which you prepared before. One can use coloured pom-poms and the pom-poms can also be showered with glitter to give a magical look. After the décor is done you can put a picture inside it.
Seashell Photo Frame
A seashell is a beautiful souvenir that we bring back from our visit to the sea and beaches.
Seashells are beautiful they have a unique texture attached to them. This unique texture can be of great use for crafts as well. One can use the sea shells and adorn them on the photo frame. As seashells look naturally magnificent it is obvious that the photo frame would look beautiful when decorated with the sea shells. Cut out a circle outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready to adorn all the seashells on the ready base. One can also use a glue gun for pasting the sea shells permanently. Put the photo frame in your drawing room or living room, you can even present this to someone!
Magazines and Newspaper Photo Frame
Reading is loved by everyone! But once we are done with reading magazines and newspapers, unfortunately, we pile up a whole lot of paper. Worry not! This pile of old magazines and paper can be used for decorating the photo frame. Make roles of small sheets of paper that are torn from old magazines. Once you make enough roles try to paint them if possible. Painting is just a suggestion, as the little roles are themselves adorable and quirky! They can act as the best out of waste as well! Cut out a square or rectangle outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready to adorn all the paper roles on the base of the frame. You can put this frame in your living room, drawing room, or even the study room. This photo frame has an elegant look.
Twigs Photo Frame
Twigs and tree stems are raw and give a magnificent look. The tree is part of nature the twigs give a touch of nature. The twigs that we can easily find in a bush, a tree, or jungle can be very useful for making a classy but amazing photo frame! Trees give a natural look, the woody photo frame looks elegant and can be put in a drawing-room. Cut out a square or rectangle outline frame from cardboard. After this cover cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready adorn all the twigs and small tree stems on the base that is ready, to capture a little part of your memories. The twigs photo frame will give a natural, raw, and magnificent look.
Straw photo Frame
Every time we drink a cold drink or a smoothie we usually need a paper straw. Paper straws are lightweight and are easily available everywhere. One can easily use these paper straws to decorate a photo frame. A paper straw can remind us of a refreshing and sweet memory of our lives. As the photo frames are used to drink sweetened beverages so one would connect the sweetness of the memories to the sweet beverages. Cut out a square or rectangle outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready adorn all the straws o9n the base which is ready to store your sweet memories in it. One can also paint or decorate the straws.
The Wool Yarn Photo Frame
Woollen Yarns are used to make beautiful clothes and warm sweaters for the winter seasons. The woollen yarns can also be used to make a photo frame to capture our warm and loving memories. Cut out a square or rectangle outline frame from cardboard. After this cover the cardboard with paper Mache or a different colour paper so that it looks presentable. Once the base is ready, wrap the woollen yarn on the outline of the cardboard base. Tie the knot with the ends of the yarn in the cardboard base so that it doesn’t open up suddenly and breaks. One can also glue up the yarn ends somewhere at the back of the cardboard base. After the photo frame is ready you can keep it in your living room or drawing room and put a snippet of your warmest memories.
Memories are one of the most important and the most sensitive part of a human’s life. Somewhere or the other no matter how strong and rigid we assume ourselves to be memories are something that can always bring out the child inside you. The photo frame ideas given above are really simple. The material in the ideas is easily available in a stationary, craft shop, and a supermarket. A child can easily look at the above ideas and make a photo frame for his/her friends, family, and relatives. These photo frames are cute, quirky, warm, and attractive for your child. It is important that the child inculcates the habit of making something on his/her own. The above ideas about the photo frame crafts are also a great way to learn the use of waste to make something special or something of use. Your child would also learn the ways of best out of waste. Once the child consults the above ideas he/she would get confident enough that a photo frame is something that he/she can make easily. The quirky and colourful photo frame ideas mentioned above are the ones you and your child should definitely adopt once for making a photo frame of your choices. You can even mix all the ideas and make a magnificent, beautiful, and a hybrid design of your own.