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TV Photo Frame

by Bryony Harrison (follow)
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We take so many photos these days that we don't have enough frames to put them in. As a result, our pictures get stashed away never to be seen again. Reawaken them and save money by creating your own photo frame using recycled material.

While you're at it, why not give your frame a theme? Turn it into an old fashioned television set.

Time: 30 minutes (plus drying time)
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Easy

Materials



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Cereal bar box
Bottle Cap
Glue
1 sheet of paper
1 plastic sleeve
Scissors
Blu-tac
Pen & pencil
Black paint & paint brush
Photo
Removable adhesive dots

Method
Put your photo on top of the cereal bar box so that it is centred.



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Using a pen, draw an outline around the photo.



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Use the pen to poke a hole through one of the outlined corners, then use scissors to cut it out.



bottle cap


Paint the cereal box and bottle cap black, then leave them to dry.



glue dots, adhesive


Glue the cut out card onto a sheet of paper, then cut it down to size, to leave it with a boarder.



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Use adhesive dots to stick the photo to the card.



Slide the picture into the plastic sleeve (if it is too big, then cut the sleeve to the appropriate size).



bottle cap


Fill the bottle cap with blu-tac and stick it to the box.



bottle cap


Using a pencil, make little dots on one side of the box.
Stick adhesive dots to the corners of the plastic sleeve, then stick it inside the box.



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Glue the flaps of the box together and wait for it to dry.

Categories
#Photo Frame
#Picture Frame
#Television
#5 to 10s
#Recycled
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