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Mother’s Day Clay Handprint Photo Frame

Mother’s Day Clay Handprint Photo Frame

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Want to create a heartfelt gift in time for Mother’s Day? This adorable clay handprint photo frame is the perfect way to capture a moment in time – little hands aren’t little forever! Check out Helen Kirkham’s tutorial below and discover exactly how to create this easy DIY Mother’s Day gift, to brighten up her day!

You Will Need:

DIY Clay Handprint Photo Frame Tutorial:

Step 1:

Clay handprint frame tutorial step

Draw around your hand on top of a plain piece of paper. Remember the postion you hold your hand in for this bit will be the shape of the finished project.

Step 2:

Clay handprint frame tutorial step
Cut out the handprint; this is now ready to be used as a template.

Step 3:

Clay handprint frame tutorial step
Roll out the clay and lay the handprint over the top. Cut carefully around the shape, to replicate the hand in the clay.

Step 4:

Clay handprint frame tutorial step
Use the cookie cutter to cut a heart shaped hole out of the clay hand – this will be where the photo is shown.

Step 5:

Clay handprint frame tutorial step
Use the letter punch set to add a message on the hand.

Step 6:

Clay handprint frame tutorial step
When the clay is completely dry, paint it in the pink paint.

Helen’s helpful hint: If you want to make the message darker or stand out a little more, paint the letters with black paint.

Step 7:

Finished project
Glue a photo to the back of the handprint to show through the heart.

Your heartfelt clay handprint is complete! Now all that’s left to do is wrap it up carefully, and present it to someone special!

Looking for morel lovely ideas to create in time for Mother’s Day? Check out the rest of our projects and tutorials right here.

 

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