Family Name Collage

Creatively display family photos with this unique letter art project.

Family Name Collage

Creatively display family photos with this unique letter art project.

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Materials
2" × 3" and 4" × 6" black-and-white family photos
20" × 36" picture frame
20" × 36" large mat board
Letters printed on 20" × 36" paper
Precision knife
Ruler
Painter’s tape
Scissors
Cardboard
Cutting mat

Steps
  1. Use a precision knife to cut out the printed letters



  2. Place stencil paper on top of the mat board and tape it to the board



  3. Use a pencil to trace the outlines of the letters onto the mat board



  4. Remove the tape and the stencil paper, and then cut the letters out of the mat board using the precision knife, a ruler and a cutting mat





  5. Place black-and-white photos on top of the mat board to determine placement



  6. Place chosen photos under the stenciled mat board so faces can be seen within the letters



  7. Once all the pictures have been placed, tape them to the mat board



  8. Place the board in the picture frame



  9. Place the back of the frame on top of the mat board to secure the picture