09 December 2006

Gift idea: Make framed prints out of your kid's art

Laura passed along her tutorial for making (easy, cheap) framed prints out of kid art...lovely gift idea for grandparents and others who think everything your kid creates is gold.

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Actually today's craft project here at the house was to do the exact opposite -- I got some foam board, cut out matting rectangles, and let the kids color their own frames. Mommy can put whatever she wants in them. I was originally aiming for custom matting within a standard frame, but the foamboard's a little thick so we end up with wall mountable frames themselves.

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