This personalized baby announcement frame using wire letters and painted blocks is a simple gift to announce or welcome your new bundle of joy. A memorable keepsake that can be decorated with LED lights to brighten up any room.
What You Will Need For Baby Announcement Frame:
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- 14 G Wire (Amazon)
- 8 x 10-inch Photo Frame (Amazon)
- Wooden Square Blocks (Amazon)
- White Spray Paint (Amazon)
- Brushed Metal Paint (Amazon)
- E6000 Craft Adhesive (Amazon)
- Scissors (Amazon)
- Hot Glue Gun (Amazon)
- Pencil (Amazon)
- Wire Cutters (Amazon)
Dollar Tree Products:
- Alphabet Stickers
- Paint Brushes
- LED Lights
Decorate Wooden Blocks
Take 24 blocks and organize them into month, day, year, time, pounds and ounces.
Place alphabet stickers onto the blocks.
Spray paint blocks in a well ventilated area. Allow blocks to dry then brush on more paint on uneven areas.
Carefully remove alphabet stickers.
This step is optional. For a rustic appearance, you can keep the letters and numbers in wood.
Fill letters and numbers with paint.
Determine Number of Rows For Baby Announcement Frame
Remove backing and glass from the picture frame. Decide whether you would like your frame to be horizontal or vertical.
Arrange blocks within the frame to determine the number of rows needed.
Measure and mark the distance for each row onto the back of the frame.
Create Wire Rows
Measure the wire to the frame + 1 inch and twist two pieces together.
Make one for each row.
Attache Blocks to Baby Announcement Frame
Thread wire into blocks
Using a hot glue gun, apply glue to adhere blocks together.
When the glue has slightly cooled, carefully wipe off excess glue.
Turn the frame and align a row of blocks to the markings.
Hot glue wire to frame to keep in place.
Allow glue to cool completely.
Trim extra wire off each end and apply more glue to seal edges.
Create Wire Names
Sketch out names in cursive.
And trace with wire.
For letters like I, Q, T, and X use E6000 glue to complete the letter.
Let glue fully dry before moving onto the next step.
Put E6000 glue onto the back of the wire name and wait about 30 seconds for the glue to become tacky.
Then place onto the baby announcement frame and allow glue to fully set, usually between 48 to 72 hours.
That’s it! You’re all done with your Personalized Baby Announcement Frame!
Enjoy your homemade baby announcement frame in its simplicity or add LED lights to brighten any room and create a relaxing ambiance.
Whatever you choose, this baby announcement frame can be made for any occasion!
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