Lovebug Photo Cube
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Lovebug Photo Cube

Make this cute Lovebug photo cube to show pictures of a special girl and her friends.

Designed by Jean Kievlan courtesy of DecoArt® Americana®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Americana Acrylic Paint, small

Americana Acrylic Paint

 

Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint – Snow White, Pistachio Mint, Ebony Black, Wisteria, Baby Pink, Lavender
  • Unfinished Wood Photo Cube
  • Paintbrushes – 3/4" Flat, #4 Shader, #1 and #3 Round
  • Woodsies® Wood – Medium Circles (2) and Large Circles (2)
  • Chenille Stem – Pink
  • Craft Glue – White
 

Project Instructions

Remove plastic and cardboard from photo windows.

Paint lid and base of cube Baby Pink.

Paint frame areas Lavender.

Paint six large teardrops Wisteria, two larges circle Baby Pink, two small teardrops and one medium circle Pistachio Mint.

On one large circle, paint wing area of Lovebug Lavender.

Use brush handle to dot ladybug and Lavender frame areas Baby Pink.

Glue large Wisteria teardrops and small Pistachio Mint teardrops to lid as shown.

Add Lavender dots to flower, then Snow White dots at each corner of lid.

Glue Lovebug body to head. Paint cheeks Baby Pink.

Dot eyes and paint mouth with Ebony Black.

Cut a 1" piece of Pink chenille stem, then fold in half to make antennae.

Glue antennae to back of Lovebug’s head. When dry, glue Lovebug to bottom corner of one frame.

Cut photos to fit frames, insert photos, plastic windows and window supports.

Tips

Use White craft glue to attach painted wood parts to photo cube.