Mom & Me and Daddy & Me Frames

By  Debby Forshey-Choma  for  Midwest Products

size: 9"x11"

  • Mom & Me and Daddy & Me Frames


  • Unfinished wooden frame, 9”x11”
  • Midwest Products: Cellfoam (88); Colored PVC Sheets: Pink and Purple, or Blue; Silver Mirror Styrene Sheet
  • Royal Rub-On Transfers: Father Sentiments
  • Craft foam adhesive-back alphabet letters
  • Silver plastic-coated wire, 12” length
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Bleached Sand, Deep Midnight Blue, Slate Grey, Shimmering Silver, Petal Pink, Purple Cow
  • Ink pads: dark blue, pink, purple
  • Rubber stamps: hearts, stars (or designs of choice)
  • Photo, 5”x7”
  • Craft glue


  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrushes
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Pattern - Mom & Me and Daddy & Me Frames

  • 1. On covered work surface, paint frame Bleached Sand. Let dry. For Dad's frame, paint trim Deep Midnight Blue. Let dry.
  • 2. Use dark blue ink pad and stars stamp to stamp Dad frame. Use purple and pink ink pads and hearts stamp to stamp Mom frame.
  • 3. Press pink alphabet letters on Mom frame and blue alphabet letters on Dad frame. See photo.
  • 4. Print and cut out pattern. For Dad frame, cut ribbon from Blue pvc sheet and circle from cellfoam. For Mom frame, draw hearts on Pink and Purple pvc sheets; cut out hearts.
  • 5. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply rub-on transfer on ribbon. Glue ribbon on Dad frame.
  • 6. Measure and cut three 4" wire lengths. Wrap wire around purple hearts. Glue pink and purple hearts on Mom frame.
  • 7. Insert photos in frames.