Two days until the Opening Ceremonies! If you missed my post yesterday about some tasty Olympics treats, you can check that out here.
Today, I’m sharing the how-to for creating your own frame for photo ops at an Olympics party!
First up, I gathered my supplies. Penny wanted to help with this craft, too. 🙂
I got everything I needed at Target: duct tape, foam board, gold letters, and gold glitter tape. I had a tape measure, sharpies, and a box cutter already on hand.
I chose to do my Olympic stripes on a diagonal, and a little off center. You could choose any design you like! I love working with duct tape – it’s forgiving, sturdy, tears easily by hand, and there are so many colors and designs to choose from.
Next it was time to measure my frame and cut out the square. I chose to go with three inches on the sides and top, and six inches on the bottom.
As you can see, the box cutter didn’t leave a really clean cut, so I opted to use the gold glitter tape to trim the inside edge. It’s thin, so I did one strip to wrap around the edge and then a second strip to add some width to the tape for visual impact.
Glitter tape does not stick to itself really well, so I went back over it with clear packing tape to really seal it in.
Next I added the gold letters to spell out Olympian at the bottom. I wanted the word a little off center because I would be adding “Future” in sharpie afterwards.
And, finally, it’s finished and ready for Friday!
The inside piece of the foam corp can easily be re-purposed for another part of your decor – maybe part of the centerpiece or set into the bottom of a serving tray! Check back tomorrow to see the decor I have lined up for the party!