Friday, May 29, 2009

Father's Day Craft

For anyone who has a father in their family that loves DIY stuff...this is perfect for them!

Car Nut Frame
By: Amanda Formaro
Difficulty: Very Easy
Age: 5 and up
Parental supervision is recommended

What you'll need:
Small wooden frame
Black acrylic paint
Washers and bolts
Permanent adhesive glue (recommended: GemTac jewel glue)
Photograph of you

How to make it:
Remove glass from frame.
Paint frame black and let dry.
Use permanent adhesive glue to decorate outside of frame with nuts and washers. Let dry completely.
Insert a family photo and the glass into the frame.

Get nuts and washers from Dad’s toolbox with his permission or have Mom buy them at a local hardware store.
Try to find a photograph that shows you riding your toy car or helping Dad in the driveway.
GemTac is glue that is specially made for attaching jewels and glass to other surfaces. You can also use Super Glue

Feel free to post a comment with a picture if you try this one!!

1 comment:

Amanda said...

Glad you liked this :) I still have this very picture sitting by my front door. Do you know the boy in that photo turns 17 in less than two weeks? Man, time flies! :) Hope you have fun with it!