DIY Father’s Day Mod Podge Photo Frame

There’s no need to spend a fortune to have the perfect Father’s Day gift. Here you will learn how to make a pretty Father’s Day Mod Podge Photo Frame with just a few inexpensive items and little creativity.

I made this cute Mod Podge Photo Frame as a special reminder because my girl and I are spending some time with our family far away from Daddy and many other family members {we don’t leave in the same country}.

Father's Day Mod Podge Photo Frame

Father’s Day Mod Podge Photo Frame

I can’t help thinking that Emma could forget her family, I mean their faces and their names. When my mom and Dad left Venezuela as expatriates the first time to Russia my little Brother was only 2 years old. My mom got the idea of buying many photo frames and display pictures of each member of the family and closest friends so he wouldn’t forget them, and it worked. When he saw those people in person he knew who they were.

So, of course I wanted to do it too. The thing was that I didn’t want any frames I wanted my own frames LOL. So, I bought a few different photo frames and what I want to do is making each one unique for each member of the family. Of course, I started with my daddy’s one.

I used mod podge and a cut scrapbook page I found at Walmart. The result was so cute. I love it! I placed it where she could easily see it and she actually goes there almost everyday and say: “that Daddy… and that Emma!!!” Sometimes she even kisses him LOL. I’m glad that this is working and I’m planning on making many different ones that I’ll be showing very soon!

What is Mod Podge?

Mod Podge is like glue but has become one of the most used and famous craft supplies in existence (you might have seen it, it has a retro label). But if you haven’t heard of about it, Mod Podge, is a decoupage medium. An awesome all-in-one glue, sealer, and finish used to attach paper and fabric to various surfaces. In simple English, one of the best glues ever.

What is Mod Podge good for?

As I mentioned above, Mod Podge is an all-in-one medium. And it also has so many variations:

  • It can be used as a sealer to protect painted surfaces.
  • You can paint your base item all one color, and Mod Podge cut paper or lace onto it.
  • You can also paint designs onto it, and use Mod Podge as a finish.
    Among other ideas…

Is Mod Podge waterproof?

I need to clarify something here. Mod Podge is not Waterproof but it can be HIGHLY water resistant which is different (way more so than regular Podges). What this means is that if you want a decoupaged item to sit on a covered porch where it is not completely exposed to the weather the whole day every day, you can definitely use this product by itself. You can learn a ton about Mod Podge and all its uses with Amy over at Mod Podge Rocks. She’s awesome with this product and she has awesome projects.

How to make Father’s Day Mod Podge Photo Frame:

Supplies needed:

  • Mod podge mate finish
  • white paint
  • Scrapbook paper or your favorite paper.
  • Stickers or your favorite embellishments
  • Ribbon
  • Brush
  • Mod podge scrapper and roller.
  • Cutter

Father's Day Mod Podge Photo Frame Supplies

I made sure the photo frame was clean and painted the edges on the outside and in the heart.

Then I mod podged it. Here is where we should be very careful because of the whole. I got that crease close to the top owl and I couldn’t do anything about it unless I started over. But I didn’t care much; I really liked it already.

I left it for a while to dry, cut the heart shape out of it and then I decorated it. I add a cute ribbon bow and some shaped letters to write Emma and Daddy on it.

The final touch was a cute owl sticker right on top of “daddy” word LOL. I really love how it turned out despite the ugly crease.

This photo frame didn’t have glass so I added some contact paper to the photo so it would be protected and some extra cardstock on the back.

That’s it! There you have it! Easy peasy! =D

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What do you think??? Do you like Photo Frames? I’m getting addicted!!!

If you liked this kind project make sure to check my Monogrammed Girly Wall Art,  and Double Mother’s Day Super Special Gifts! I’m sure you are going to like them as much!

Mod Podge Monogrammed DIY Girly Wall Art #modpodge #monogramidea #modpodgeidea

Cute Double Mother's Day Super Special Gifts

DIY Mod Podge Door Plaque for kids

I LOVE your opinion and comments, it totally makes my day, it gives me a huge motivation to keep making fun stuff and crafts!!!


Till Next time!

My name is Camila Rojas but everyone call me Cami. I'm a mommy, blogger, baker, do it yourselfer, crafter and graphic designer. Owner and founder of The Crafting Nook {formerly TitiCrafty} and TCN Design Studio: web design for bloggers. Join me on my crazy adventures!

18 Comments on " DIY Father’s Day Mod Podge Photo Frame "

  1. Camila

    Hey Cami, this frame is so sweet! Thanks so much for sharing it at the Krafty Inspiration Thursday party. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to this week.
    Happy Thursday
    Maria @ Krafty Cards etc.

    1. Camila

      Thanks so much for stopping by Maria, glad you like it!


  2. Camila

    Very beautiful frame! :)

    1. Camila

      Yayyy Thanks!!!


  3. Camila

    This is precious! I love daddy themed crafts… my hubby does, too! I can’t wait to make this with my little one… she’s a daddy’s girl! Too cute!

    1. Camila

      Yayyy That is so good to hear {read}. I think all girls are daddy’s girl, they always want boys and then they can’t get enough of the girls LOL. Thanks so much for your sweet comment


  4. Camila

    Super cute project! Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  5. Camila

    This is such a cute idea! I love the little bow…what a great touch!

    Thanks for sharing at Wine’d Down Wednesday! Pinning your post to our WDW Pinterest board to share with our followers! Hope to see you back at the party next week!
    Kristin @

  6. Camila

    This is such a sweet photo frame, Cami! I love the owls. Great step by step tutorial. Thanks SO much for sharing at the Frugal Crafty Home Blop Hop! Have a wonderful weekend!

    1. Camila

      Thanks so much! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

      Hugs Cami

  7. Camila

    Great job! Looks awesome and I love that I have everything to make one! #winning Thanks for sharing and linkin up to Sunday FUNday!

    1. Camila

      Thanks so much Kristine! I’m glad I inspired you! Hope to see it soon!


  8. Camila

    Awww…this is so adorably cute! And very easy to make! Thanks so much for sharing on Turn It Up Tuesdays. We love having you!

    1. Camila

      Thanks so much Natasha for stopping by! Glad you like it!


  9. Camila

    This is adorable! I’m like you–I love frames! I’ve got pictures all over the house. I’m hopping over from Whimsy Wednesday (my posts are linkups # 61 Orange & Chocolate Halloween Cookes and 66 Tips for Baby’s First Haircut)

    1. Camila

      Thansk so much Carrie, Yes I love frames and mostly because I like to keep alive family faces on my girl’s memory!


  10. Camila

    This is such a cute idea! :)

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

    1. Camila

      Thanks so much Jess!


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