The Creation Station Crafty Christmas Advent - Day 4 Festive Photo Frame

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Throughout the festive season, we will be bringing you lots of crafty inspiration to help your family to create a very special homemade Christmas!

Today we are making a festive frame to hang your favourite photos!

You will need:



Lollypop sticks

Pipe cleaners

Googly eyes

Double-sided tape

Red gemstone or sequin



Step 1: Stick double-sided tape onto each end of two lollypop sticks

Step 2: Stick them onto the two remaining lollypop sticks leaving about one inch off the bottom

Step 3: Paint the frame

Step 4: Draw your shapes on the card and cut them out

Step 5: Paint the shapes

Step 6: Stick your shapes on the frame

Step 7: Add the gem, googly eye and pipe cleaner for the final touch

Step 8: Add your photo and enjoy!


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