Christmas Countdown Frame
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Christmas Countdown Frame

Age Range: 9-12
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Wood Frame
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Cardstock
  • Stickers - Letters
  • Stickers
  • Pre-Painted Wood Shape
  • Sandpaper
  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint - Lime Green
  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint - White
  • Mod Podge® Matte-Mat
  • Ink Pad
  • Recollections™ Brads
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Paint Brush
  • Aleene's "Tacky" Glue®
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Plate
  • Tags

Project Instructions

  1. Remove backing from frame. Paint lime green, let dry.
  2. Use Mod Podge® to adhere paper to frame. Trim center and around edges of frame.
  3. For an antiqued look, brush white paint over papered frame and wipe off excess.
  4. Cut cardstock to fit frame opening.
  5. For the Number tags, add number stickers to the tags. You'll need two each of number one and two, and one each for numbers zero through nine.

  6. Use green ink to ink edges of tags as shown.
  7. Push brad through tag and into paper backing as shown to hold numbers.
  8. Personalize frame with alphabet letters and wooden tree embellishment.