How to Make Heart Shaped DIY Photo Frame From Cardboard?

Valentine’s Day is in the air and we definitely love to gift something unique to our love. Usually, we land up selecting the same old stuff like teddy, chocolates, flowers etc. All these are common things now and we always end up thinking it would have been really great if we could get some different stuff in the market. In this article, we bring for you step by step tutorial for making heart-shaped DIY Photo Frame from cardboard!

Heart Shaped DIY Photo Frame

Well, well! Why waste time searching for things in the market? Here we bring to you a simple yet elegant photo frame which is not just unique but also adds a personalized touch to make your special day even more special.

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Things Needed

DIY Photo Frame

  • Cardboard
  • Glitter sheet
  • Colour paper
  • Scale
  • Scissors
  • Paper cutter
  • Glue stick
  • Glue gun
  • Decorative pearls
  • Decorative stones
  • Pencil

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Procedure To Make DIY Photo Frame

Step 1-

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  • Take a cardboard and draw a rectangular box measuring 19*14cm on it.
  • In a similar manner, draw an inner rectangular box measuring 16*11 cm inside the outer rectangular box.
  • Draw 2 heart shaped frames inside the inner rectangular box. Cut the outer rectangular box.
  • Draw an inner heart shape close to the outer heart-shaped frame.
  • Cut the inner heart shaped frame.

Step 2-

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  • Cut another rectangular box of the same dimensions as that of the original one.
  • To prepare the frame stand, take a thick cardboard and draw the design as shown.
  • Cut the design accordingly and fold it from the base and the top as shown.

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Step 3-

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  • Take the colour paper and draw the rectangular box of the same dimension as that of the photo frame. We need two such frames to cover the photo frame completely.
  • Paste the colour paper on the frame and the stand.

Step 4-

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  • Take the glitter sheet and draw the outline of the cardboard along with the heart.
  • Cut the sheet measuring 16*11 in dimension and cut along the inner heart outline.
  • Take a yellow colour sheet and cut out a rectangular outline measuring the 1.5cm width.
  • Stick the glitter sheet on the cardboard sheet along with the rectangular box and the heart-shaped outlines.
  • Paste the yellow sheet on the outer surface as a boundary.
  • Paste the photo frame stand on the backside of the photo frame.

Step 5-

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  • Decorate the photo frame with pearls and stones.
  • Paste the white stones on the inner surface of the heart shaped frames.
  • Use decorative large pearls to decorate the borders of the frame.
  • Take some golden large size decorative pearls and paste them to fill up the gap between the inner and outer heart-shaped outlines.
  • Paste the final decorated frame on the photo frame with the stand.
  • Be careful just to paste the 3 sides of the frame and leave the upper part just like that to place your photos inside.

Your photo frame is now ready to use!

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Let’s have a look at this step by step video tutorial for making this DIY photo frame!

This is a dynamic decorative photo frame and you can keep your favourite photos inside. You can also change the photos as and when you wish. It looks elegant and you can place it anywhere as you wish. It serves as a perfect gifting option and is easy to make. Using minimal materials, a perfect gift is ready for the Valentine’s Day.

Hope you will enjoy making this craft. Happy Crafting!!

DIY Gift Ideas : How To Make a Heart-Shaped Handmade Gift Box!

If you are looking for easy and pretty handmade gift ideas then you must learn how to make the beautiful heart shape gift box and add a personal touch to the entire gifting experience. Easy to do paper crafts and fun art and craft activities must lay special emphasis on diy gift ideas. There are endless occasions and festivals like Birthdays, Anniversaries, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and the most enjoyable of all Christmas, New Year and Thanks Giving.

This handmade gift idea of making a Heart Shaped Gift Box is guaranteed to polish your crafting skill and challenge your imagination. Go ahead and learn how to make the Heart – Shaped Gift Box.

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Material Required to Implement DIY Gift Ideas

Things you need for heart shape boxHeart shaped box

  • Glossy Sheet
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Craft Glue
  • Pencil
  • Tape
  • Thin Cardboard
  • Thick cardboard
  • Decorative Flowers and leaves

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Procedure to Make The Heart Shaped Gift Box

Step 1-

  • Draw the shape of a heart on a white paper.
  • Use this paper as a stencil and draw the heart shape on the thick Cardboard.
  • Cut out the heart shape from the thick cardboard and use it as a base for the gift box.

Heart shaped diy box

Step 2-

  • Take the thin cardboard and cut out a rectangle measuring 24 cm x 12 cm respectively.
  • Draw and divide it in two sections of 6 cm each, with a pencil. This will give you two cardboard strips each measuring 24 cm x 6 cm.

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Step 3-

  • Fix these two cardboard strips to the heart shaped cardboard making it the walls of the heart shaped Box, using a transparent tape.
  • The container for the heart shaped gift box is ready.

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Step 4-

  • Use this container to mark the same size, as that of the container, and cut out a heart shaped piece of Glossy paper, from the glossy sheet.
  • Apply glue and paste this glossy paper heart shaped cut out in the base inside the box.
  • Again, make two paper strips measuring 24 cm x 6 cm of glossy sheet and cover the outer portion of the cardboard walls, of the Gift Box.

Step 5-

  • Begin to make the lid for the box, by making a heart shaped cut out, of the same size as that of the box, from a thick cardboard.
  • Cover this heart shaped cut out with the same sized glossy sheet, with the help of glue.
  • Cut out two strips measuring 24 cm x 1.5 cm and attach them to the lid with the help of a tape.

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Step 6-

Now cover the top side of the gift box’s lid with golden glossy sheet.

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Step 7-

Decorate the top of the box with pretty decorative flowers and leaves.

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There you have it! An absolutely adorable handmade heart shaped gift box that you just created is all set to express the love in your heart. Do not miss out any chance of making this easy handmade gift idea and also get your kids to help you in making this pretty and creative gift box.

Add some chocolates and a few love messages inside this pretty DIY Handmade Gift Box and watch your loved ones smile. Easy and DIY gift ideas are an amazing way to develop your crafting skills and make something new and unique every time you plan for a Fun DIY Art and Craft Project.

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