Even if your mom's on Instagram, she'll adore a framed photograph for Mother's Day—especially one embellished with the equivalent of a heart emoji.

heart embroidered photo diy
JOHNNY FOGG
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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Print out a favorite on matte photo paper in black-and-white (it'll make the colorful thread pop).

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Step 2

Download and print the template, cut it out, and place it on your picture.

Step 3

Poke holes through the grid on the template with a thick pin (tuck a protective piece of cork or cardboard underneath), and connect the dots with cross-stitches in embroidery floss.

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Step 4

Slide the finished photo into a frame, and you have a totally unique gift all sewn up.

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