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Memorykeeping

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Deco Fan Picture Frame

Steps:4
Materials
  • Punch Around the Page Deco Fan corner and edge punches, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at marthastewartcrafts.com and Walmart
  • Blue, aqua card stock, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Patterned paper, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Acrylic or wooden 8-by-8-inch picture frame
  • Craft knife, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • 12-by-12-inch cutting mat, from marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Glue, from marthastewartcrafts.com
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Seashell Bookends

Steps:2
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Accordion Gallery

Steps:5
These frameless photographs are mounted on sturdy art boards and linked by small hinges for an accordion structure. Color and black-and-white snapshots, portraits, and still lifes add to the effect.
Materials
  • Small craft brushes
  • Acrylic craft paint
  • Precut 5 3/4-by-7 3/4-inch art boards
  • Decoupage glue
  • Ruler and pencil
  • T pin
  • Screwdriver
  • Small hinges and screws
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Photo Garland

Steps:10
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Photo Cubes

Steps:6
Materials
  • Laser printer
  • 4- or 6-inch wooden cube
  • Scissors
  • Small craft brush
  • Acrylic craft paint in white
  • Small glass bowl
  • Soft-gel transfer medium
  • Freezer paper
  • 1-inch foam brush
  • Spatula or burnisher
  • Paper towel
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Hand-Lettered Family Tree

Steps:3
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Picture-Frame Ornaments

Steps:12
Ornaments with photos of your friends and family are a great way to decorate your Christmas tree.
Materials
  • Photographs
  • Ornament Template 1
  • Ornament Template 2
  • Ornament Template 3
  • Ornament Template 4
  • Ornament Template 5
  • Heavy-duty (80-pound) card stock
  • Pencil
  • Scissors or utility knife
  • Hole punch
  • White glue
  • Glitter
  • Wax paper
  • Dresden embellishment
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Souvenir Box

Steps:3
Gathering and displaying a few treasured things from a trip to France and a vacation in Italy recall the exciting days spent traveling.
Materials
  • Wooden box with sliding lid
  • Glass cut to lid size
  • Utility knife
  • Balsa wood
  • Small paintbrushes
  • Wood glue
  • Fluid acrylic paint
  • Craft glue, museum wax, or pins
  • Materials tip: To exhibit keepsakes that are best displayed standing up rather than mounted, begin with a wooden box that has a sliding lid. Replace the lid with glass (cut to size by a framer).
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