faux ipad father's day picture frame

May 31, 2010

9.56 inches x 7.47 inches

Ben's #1 Father's Day/birthday wishlist item is an iPad. He dreams of it...but for now, that's all it will be--a dream. (Don't feel too sorry for him--he has an iphone a brand new mac laptop, an xbox, and various other electronic gadgets with which to amuse himself.)

But I thought it would be fun to make him a little faux ipad picture frame featuring one of the pictures I took of Juliet in her father's day photo shoot

It was simple enough to make--just cut out two pieces of craft foam (white for the back and black for the front). I used scissors and a craft knife. (I also looked up the exact dimensions of an iPad and used those to make the frame.) 

I curved the edges to make it look more like an iPad. Then I just glued the pieces together, traced a dime for the power button, taped a 5x7 picture of Juliet inside and was done!

I personalized the picture with a message on picnik.com. It reads, "iDad, you're my hero." 

I think he's going to like it. 

Maybe not as much as a real iPad, but almost as much. 

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4 comments:

Ana said...

That is so sweet Vanessa! it looks like we are making that for Father's Day!
Thanks!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

That is so cute and creative! Thanks for the great idea, I'll be linking.

Jessa Irene (Holiday-Haven) said...

How cute!

JHill said...

Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

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