One craft material we use A LOT, is craft sticks! It is cheap and one can do so much with it!
Like with this pretty Santa photo frame ornament my daughter made this year as keepsake!
We make a photo keepsake each year for our tree. Last year both kids made Salt Dough Handprint & Photo keepsakes. This year, my son made a Gingerbread House Photo Frame also from craft sticks and my daughter this Santa frame. Too cute, right?
- Thick craft sticks
- Red and black marker(you can use paint too)
- Shiny bit of craft foam or cardboard
- Sturdy cardboard for the back
What to do:
Cut the cardboard according to the size of sticks you’ve packed to form the frame. Mark where to cut so there is space for a photo. Cut on the lines and glue the sticks onto the cardboard:
Only colour or paint one stick black:
Then colour or paint the rest of the sticks red:
I added the date and my daughters name: