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Gingerbread Man FrameGingerbread Man Frame
Level: Moderate

Materials
DAZZLE-TAC JEWELRY GLUE

FABRI-TAC

Square 8” wood frame with a 3” cutout, or similar product
Red acrylic paint
Paper cutter or trimmer
Red & tan holiday paper, preferably with some vertical striping
Red & white dotted grosgrain ribbon 1⁄2” wide, 1 1⁄2 yards
Gold cording
Copper acrylic paint
Assorted plastic, dimensional embellishments such as stars, gingerbread men, lights & phrases
Small gingerbread man cookie cutter, no more than 2” high
Tiny red & green buttons
White & black dimensional paper paints
Scissors, old credit card, protective surface for cutting clay, small PVC pipe for rolling out clay or Lucite roller, pencil, sponge brush, small 1⁄4” flat craft brush, jar, water & paper towels for clean up, small piece of fine sandpaper.

Instructions:
1. Paint frame front, back, and side using sponge brush and red paint. Let dry. Lightly sand and apply a second coat.
2. Lay frame on the back of the holiday paper and trace around the edges and photo insert. Use a paper trimmer to cut out edges and small scissors to cut out insert.
3. Apply ZIP DRY to the front of the frame, spreading it out using the old credit card. Place holiday paper onto glued frame, smoothing out wrinkles or rough spots.
4. Cut lengths of gold cord and glue vertically onto frame with DAZZLE-TAC as seen in the photo. Cut off edges using scissors.
5. Cut lengths of the red dotted grosgrain ribbon long enough to fit around the perimeter and photo insert area. Glue on with DAZZLE-TAC.
6. Roll out paper clay to about 1/8” thickness onto protective area. Cut out four gingerbread men using the cookie cutter. Set aside to dry. Paint front and sides with the copper acrylic paint and brush. Dry and add “icing” to each man using the white dimensional paint. Add smiles and eyes with the black dimensional paint.
7. Glue one red and one green button to each man with DAZZLE-TAC and then glue each to one corner of the frame as in the photo. Finish the frame by gluing on embellishments of choice.
Designer: Sandy Rollinger
BEACON ADHESIVES, Inc., 125 MacQuesten Parkway South, Mount Vernon, NY 10550, Tel: (914) 699-3405
E-mail: Crafts4@BeaconAdhesives.com

Beacon is not responsible for the manner in which our products are used and,
therefore, cannot guarantee results. Beacon's liability is limited to product replacement.