Styrofoam Flowers PhotoFrame Tutorial

By on November 19th, 2012

In my previous post, I have shared the making of egg cartons styrofoam rosettes & flowers, Thank you all for enjoying my upcycling idea again!so Today I will show you how I have fixed these flowers on a frame & now its a photo frame.

After making those flowers I was thinking where to use them properly, first I thought to fix these on a big wreath but to be very honest I was not having sooooo many flowers(egg containers too) and a fine wreath needs many for the embellishment! well I am giving you the idea if you want to make a wreath with recycling!

My Nephew… when he was 2 months old, This picture is among one of His favorite, I was curious why He like it much among his big album but later I realize one day when he ask me, “show me the pic in which I am thumb sucking”ohh Boy!! you are very smart..

This is my nephew Nasir‘s most recent picture..now he is 7 years old Masha’Allah

Ok Now move on to the Tutorial!

follow the simple steps !

opposite side..the  little container of the egg carton.

For hiding the central area, fix the rosette over it. and use a common pin.

For making a rosette, simply roll on the styrofoam strip & fix with pin.

Fix it in the middle of flower as a bud..you can also color it but I am not sure which color will be OK for styrofoam kind of stuff..

I also draw some lines with glitter glue.

Finally for the fixing matters, I use a black double sided tape.this frame is light weight.so a paper tape is better to apply than using metal nail at wall.

If you’ve missed the previous post in which I’ve shared the tutorial of these Styrofoam Egg Carton Flowers, you must check it before trying this idea.

Thank You!

Khadija ~

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48 comments

#1PTNovember 19, 2012, 11:12 am

nice work dear..

    #2Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 20, 2012, 8:46 am

    Thank You!

#3MiraNovember 20, 2012, 3:37 am

beautiful frame. Good recylcing craft khadija

– Mira from Mira’s Talent Gallery

    #4Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 20, 2012, 8:46 am

    Thanks for enjoying this idea :)

#5saheliNovember 20, 2012, 6:52 am

nice one yaar…

#6saheliNovember 20, 2012, 6:53 am

nice work …

    #7Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 20, 2012, 8:47 am

    Thanks Saheli, so nice of you!

#8AmbrenNovember 20, 2012, 11:27 am

Lovely idea, Khadija! This photo frame with flowers looks fantastic! Masha Allah, your nephew looks cute too :)

    #9Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 20, 2012, 11:36 am

    Thank You Ambreen!

#10Ummu AziNovember 20, 2012, 3:56 pm

Wow…Lovely !!

    #11Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:54 am

    Thanks dear!

#12JillNovember 21, 2012, 12:22 am

Beautiful frame!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

    #13Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:55 am

    Thanks Jill..

#14Ana LopesNovember 21, 2012, 10:33 am

So lovely!!! Fun idea! Thanks so much for sharing the great tutorial! Happy week !

Hugs from Portugal,

Ana Love Craft
http://www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

    #15Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:56 am

    So sweet of you, Thanks Ana.

#16lisa@ the thrifty challengeNovember 21, 2012, 10:43 am

I love the idea of reusing styrofoam in this way. Very cute!

    #17Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:56 am

    Thank You.

#18nadiaNovember 21, 2012, 2:41 pm

Hi, Khadija/Kiran. I’m all for recycling. I really like the use of styrafoam. I also like your drawing/doodling article–beautiful and intricate work. So colorful and fun!
best, nadia

    #19Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:57 am

    hi Nadia, Thanks for enjoying the idea :) recycling is fun!!

#20Michelle L.November 21, 2012, 2:52 pm

The black and white (and silver) look great – I love the effect with the color photo. Look at your cute nephew! He has the most beautiful eyes and looks so grown up in his handsome suit.

    #21Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:58 am

    Hello Mich, yes He is very cute with a naughty mood..He looks so smart in this suite..

#22MiriamNovember 22, 2012, 1:14 am

Muy buen uso de las flores, queda un porta retrato muy elegante. El sábado es mi sorteo, mucha suerte. Besos

    #23Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 22, 2012, 8:59 am

    Thanks dear Miriam :)

#24Dr SoniaNovember 23, 2012, 6:17 pm

Such lovely use of thermocol Khadija

    #25Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 24, 2012, 8:40 am

    Thanks Sonia..its fun to recycle ordinary things :)

#26Rachel @ I Love My Disorganized LifeNovember 23, 2012, 6:57 pm

Very creative! You took something hard to recycle and made something really cute out of it.

    #27Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 24, 2012, 8:41 am

    thanks a lot Rachel , I am glad you liked it ..

#28Christina at I Gotta Create!November 23, 2012, 10:20 pm

Recycling rocks! Nice job.

Thank you for partying with the Wildly Original Crowd.
<3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

    #29Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 24, 2012, 8:42 am

    Thanks.. Yeah..!!

#30ClaireNovember 24, 2012, 11:12 am

Great project !

I would love you to come and share it at my Craft, Create & Inspire Linky party

http://polkadotpretties.com/2012/11/craft-create-inspire-linky-party-5/

Hope to see you there:)

Claire@ Polkadot pretties x

#31kristine @ the foley famNovember 25, 2012, 9:50 am

Love this!! Great idea! Thanks so much for linkin up!! I appreciate it!! Xoxoxo

    #32Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 26, 2012, 7:40 am

    Thanks Kristine!

#33NikkiNovember 25, 2012, 8:47 pm

Super cute!

    #34Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 26, 2012, 7:40 am

    Thanks Nikki..

#35Katherines CornerNovember 26, 2012, 2:58 am

you are so creative! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop xo

    #36Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 26, 2012, 7:41 am

    Thanks a lot Kattie :)

#37StaceyNovember 27, 2012, 3:08 am

Very pretty and clever idea!
Thanks for linking up this week!
Stacey of Embracing Change

    #38Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 28, 2012, 11:24 am

    Thanks Stacey..its fun to recycle..reuse..

#39Rose :: Fine Craft Guild .comNovember 27, 2012, 10:35 pm

Thank you for recycling and for sharing your ideas at our linky party!

    #40Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 28, 2012, 11:25 am

    You are always welcome dear Rose!

#41Rachel SueNovember 28, 2012, 4:37 am

These are so cute! I would love to feature this on Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!

    #42Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 28, 2012, 11:28 am

    So nice of you..I would love to grab the featured on button :)

#43saraNovember 28, 2012, 11:16 pm

fabulous project, thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday! I hope to see you again when the party resume on the first Sunday in January!

    #44Khadija’s Creative MindNovember 29, 2012, 5:01 pm

    Thank You sara!

#45andrea cammarataNovember 30, 2012, 10:55 am

this is awesome and your nephew is ADORABLE!!! hugs and thanks for sharing! : )

#46kittyDecember 16, 2012, 4:14 pm

Hermosos todos los trabajos que has relizado amiga. Por motivos personales he estado ausente varios meses y me encuentro con tantas maravillas que has hecho.
Un saludo y mis felicitaciones por tanta creatividad.
Bss.

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