Valentine Photo Block

Materials

  • Michaels ArtMinds Photo Block
  • Papers: Jillibean Soup Pasta Fagioli Collection Clove Fresh Garlic, Echo Park Paper Co. Yours Truly Collection Adore
  • Echo Park Paper Co. Yours Truly Collection Stickers: Element, Alpha
  • Hot pink rhinestones
  • JoAnn Valentine Glitter Branch
  • Family photos

Tools

  • File or sanding block
  • Plaid FolkArt Baby Pink Acrylic Paint
  • Adhesives: Plaid Mod Podge, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Runner, 3M Scotch Brand Pop Dots, glue gun and sticks

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, paintbrush

Directions

STEP 1

  • Paint base of photo block Baby Pink; let dry.

STEP 2

  • Cut word paper to fit front and back of block; adhere to surface with Mod Podge.

STEP 3

  • Cut damask paper to fit top and sides of block; adhere with Mod Podge. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Use file to sand edges of block, removing excess paper.

STEP 5

  • Apply final coat of Mod Podge to paper-covered block, if desired; let dry.

STEP 6

  • Embellish block with stickers and rhinestones.

STEP 7

  • Use glue gun to adhere Valentine branch to back of photo display; let dry.

STEP 8

  • Print two small photos and add to display as shown.

Tip

  • 1. Look for seasonal embellishments the week right after holidays to find great embellishments for next year’s projects!
by Lisa Dorsey
Valentine Photo Block
Valentine Photo Block