"Baby Girls" Photo Display

By  Jill Cornell 

size: 10-1/2"x15"

  • "Baby Girls" Photo Display


  • Muffin tin, 10-1/2”x15”
  • Brown cardstock
  • Simple Stories Baby Steps Collection Kit
  • Simple Stories Baby Steps Collection Stickers
  • Melissa Frances Embellishments: Chipboard Hearts, Pink Pearls, Pink/White Tissue Paper Garland
  • Brown/white baker’s twine
  • Photos, 4”x4”, five


  • Computer and printer
  • Circle template set
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Starburst Circle Punch
  • Fiskars Paper Edgers Scallop Scissors
  • Ivory spray paint
  • Brown ink pad
  • Ranger Stickles Crystal Glitter Glue
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam tape, glue gun and sticks

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, sandpaper, soft cloth, sponge dauber, newspaper or large cardboard box (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Sand surface of muffin tin with sandpaper; wipe with soft cloth. Working in well-ventilated area over newspaper or inside large box, spray muffin tin with two light coats of ivory paint. Let paint dry between coats.
  • 2. Print photos in black and white and cut into 3" circles. Mat photos on patterned paper of choice; trim mat with scallop-edge scissors. Sponge scalloped edges with brown ink. Adhere circles to muffin tin as shown.
  • 3. Punch starbursts from brown cardstock and apply number stickers to indicate months of growth. Adhere to photos with foam tape.
  • 4. Measure and cut smaller circles from assorted papers; sponge edges with brown ink. Embellish circles with stickers and adhere inside tin openings, adhering some with foam tape and some with paper adhesive.
  • 5. Adhere chipboard hearts inside two top openings using foam tape.
  • 6. Use glue gun to adhere tissue garland along top edge of tin. Adhere "BABY" banner cut-outs to tin, tie twine in two bows, and adhere on either side of banner. Use glue gun to adhere scalloped edge to top of tray.
  • 7. Lightly apply glitter glue to edges of tray and desired embellishments; let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use foam adhesive to add more depth and interest to the tray.