Scout Frame

By  Linda Valentino 

size: 5"x7"

  • Scout Frame


  • Canvas frame, 5”x7”
  • Wooden items: large circle (face), jumbo craft stick (body), two craft stick minis (arms)
  • Fibre-Craft Dotty Alphabet Foam Stickers
  • Ribbon: pink, 3” lengths, two; white, 5” length
  • Jute twine or yarn


  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Blue Chiffon, Light Buttermilk, Oyster Pearl, White Wash, Baby Blue, Flesh Tone, Lamp Black, Sable Brown, True Red
  • Large flower foam stamps, in three designs of choice
  • Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

  • black marker, ruler, scissors, white copy paper, transfer paper, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Pattern - Scout Frame

  • 1. On covered work surface, paint frame Blue Chiffon. Let dry. Dab White Wash onto flower stamp; stamp frame. Repeat using Light Buttermilk with another flower stamp and Oyster Pearl with different flower stamp. Let dry.
  • 2. Print out patterns onto white copy paper. Transfer pattern onto jumbo craft stick and circle. Draw sleeve lines on mini sticks.
  • 3. Paint: arms, knees, and face Flesh Tone; sleeves and shirt Baby Blue; vest, shorts, and socks Sable Brown. Drybrush cheeks True Red. Dot eyes Lamp Black.
  • 4. Use marker to outline body, color shoes, draw smile and knee lines, and dot buttons.
  • 5. Adhere jute twine or yarn around face (hair); tie ribbon bows on ends. Adhere white ribbon around neck (tie). Adhere face on body.
  • 6. Adhere body on frame and arms on sides. Press alphabet stickers along top of frame.
  • Tip
  • 1. Cut an inexpensive sponge into scraps. Use scraps to dab paint onto flower stamps.