Craft Stick Clipboard Picture Frame

Clip it real good! Make a colourful DIY picture frame at home using Crayola Paint, Popsicle sticks & other supplies.

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  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Bright Pop Cardstock
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Craft Sticks
  • Mini Clothespin
  • Photo

CIY Staff Tips:

  • If you don’t have craft sticks at home, substitute Popsicle sticks instead.
  • Experiment with different techniques, including gluing Bright Pop Cardstock to craft sticks or using different Crayola Paint colours!


Step 1

Cover both sides of 10 craft sticks and 1 clothespin with paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 2

Group 8 craft sticks together side by side. Glue 2 craft sticks across the group to secure.

Step 3

Flip craft sticks over. Glue clothespin to top of craft sticks.

Step 4

Glue photo to cardstock. Cut around photo, leaving colourful cardstock border. Let all glue steps dry 1–2 hours.

Step 5

Clip photo into clothespin and display!

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts,

    • Décor & Accessories,

    • Summer

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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