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Graduation Photo Frame

Level of difficulty:  Beginner 

Grad Photo Frame

A giant graduation photo frame makes a fun prop at a grad party! Use letter stickers to personalize the frame, if you’d like. 

Quick and Easy Photo Frame instructions

What You'll Need:

  • ArtSkills Tri-fold Display Board, 28” x 44” 
  • Crafter’s Closet Chalkboard Black Craft Paint 
  • Crafter’s Closet Foil Paper
  • Crafter’s Closet Dazzling Gems
  • ArtSkills Gold Foil Letter Stickers 
  • Crafter’s Closet Permanent Tape Runner
  • Crafter’s Closet Project Knife 
  • Crafter’s Closet Tacky Glue 
  • Crafter’s Closet Precision Scissors 
  • Ruler 
  • Template

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Let's Do This!

Grad Photo Frame Step 1


Step 1:

  1. Cut the side panels off of the foam tri-fold board. Tip: Save the side panels for another craft. You can also use a 22" x 28" foam board and skip this step.  
Grad Photo Frame Step 2


Step 2:

  1. Measure in 3" from the top and sides and 7" from the bottom to create a rectangle, as shown. 
  2. Cut out and remove the rectangular center piece.
Grad Photo Frame Step 3


Step 3:

  1. Paint the foam board frame with black chalk paint. Let dry. 
Grad Photo Frame Step 4


Step 4:

  1. Apply gold letter stickers under the frame opening to spell out “CONGRATS GRAD.”
  2. Print out the template. Note: The numbers are in reverse. Use double-sided tape to stick the template onto the back of the sheet of gold foil paper.
  3. Cut out the numbers using the template as a guide.
  4. Use double-sided tape to adhere the numbers to the foam board frame under the letter stickers. 
Grad Photo Frame Step 5


Step 5: 

  1. Use tacky glue to adhere gems around the foam board frame. Let dry.