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As your little angels return back to school this fall, be sure to whip up a quick first day of school picture frame to show off that amazing moment. This is part of the back to school Craft Lightning series where we are sharing crafts that take 15 minutes or less all week. You can catch up with the crafts from day 1 and day 2. Also be sure to scroll all the way down on this post for today’s blog partner crafts. But first be sure to check out the instructions for making this fun back to school picture frame.
If you miss any of the steps or can’t watch the video, follow along with the brief instructions below:
- Paint your wood frame white and allow to dry.
- Use a ruler to mark off horizontal lines as well as one vertical one.
- Use paint markers to go over the lines. The horizontal lines should be blue while the vertical one should be red.
- Use a fine line black paint marker to write the words and even date of your choice.
This fun first day of school picture frame can be made in just minutes with just a few supplies. A fun way to start the school year for sure! Grab your supplies and make your own today.
Check out the other 15 minute craft ideas for back to school from our blog partners for this series below. First up is some adorable printable lunch love notes from DIY Inspired.
Use Duck tape to decorate a fun clipboard like this one from It Happens in a Blink.
Ever want to sit your kids down after a long school day and have a chat about their day? Let One Artsy Mama help that conversation along with this great after school snack chat.
I am in love with these zipper pouches from My Very Educated Mother. Click here to see how to make your own.
Do you use smashbooks? They are the latest rage and Albion Gould shows you how to make some pages for school days.
Use vintage rulers or reproduction vintage rules to make a great back to school frame that you can use for years. Click here to see more over at Beth Watson Design Studio.
There is a tradition in Germany of giving Schultutes. See more about what they are and how to make your own over at Frog Prince Paperie.
I am in love with this next project from co-host Laura Kelly. See how to make these home/school communication journals over at Me and My Inklings.
Keep everything quiet for homework time with this great door hanger from my other co-host 30 Minute Crafts.
Stay tuned we still have two more great days of Craft Lightning left to go!