Daddy-O Frame

Show Dad you care by painting a plaid design on a wood frame. Project takes about an hour to complete.

Designed by Kate Gribbon.


Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Suitable for: 9-12

Uses Recycled Items: No

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  • Wood Frame, Rectangular
  • Wood Word – Daddy-O
  • Paintbrush, 2.5 cm (1")
  • Craft Glue
  • Acrylic Paint – Light Blue, Lime Green, White and Navy Blue
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Step 1
Paint horizontal stripes across frame in Navy Blue and Light Blue, alternating colours. Let dry. 

Step 2
With Light Blue, paint in vertical stripes across frame. 

Step 3
Paint in broken accent lines with white and Lime Green. Let dry. 

Step 4
To achieve plaid look, overlap some of the vertical stripes with Navy Blue stripes. Let dry. 

Step 5
Glue wood sentiment on top of frame.