DIY Moments: Vol. 16 No. 1

There’s always a sort of pressure leading up to Mother’s Day to get your mom the perfect gift – she’s done so much for you and deserves the best! This year, why not craft your mom something beautiful and sentimental? Here is a picture-perfect handmade gift in 3 easy steps.

hand made mother's day art in a frame

What You’ll Need


Step 1

printed black and white photos

Scale your images down to about 2″ x 3″ and print on 8.5″ x 11″ photo paper.

Step 2

fine paper and photos cut into triangles

Pennant punch decorative paper and photos.

Step 3

cut out triangles being taped onto white paper

Using the Guillotine Trimmer, trim the 11″ x 17″ paper to 11″ x 14″. Arrange pictures and decorative paper in geometric pattern and adhere with tape runner to the 11″ x 14″ paper.

Step 4

Frame your artwork!
Download and print this guide to take to your local Paper Source for easy shopping and crafting!


6 Responses

  1. Caitlyn says:

    I love this! Thank you for the great idea.

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  3. Nicki says:

    This is such a wonderful idea! I like the fact that it is classy and useful.

  4. Hpkbg says:

    Definitely going to do this for mom this year. Thanks for the good idea!

  5. Annie says:

    This is so fabulous!!

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