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Frozen party photobooth prop by MyMommaToldMe.comI love photo booths!!  I think they are a must for any birthday, baby shower or wedding!!  How cute is this model (my friend’s daughter)?  She had so much fun at our Summer Social/Frozen party (a big housewarming, Stella & Dot and Frozen party we had at the end of June).  It was the first party we hosted at our new house and it was so much fun for the kids and adults alike!  I had so much fun making this Frozen party frame prop and I hope you get inspired to make one for your upcoming Frozen birthday!

Frozen Party Photo Booth Frame Prop by MyMommaToldMe.comIt was one of those happy accidents where I had attempted to make a photo prop for my hostess’ Cinco de Mayo Stella & Dot trunk show, but it never came together in time!  I hate it when craft projects don’t turn out and it was in the back of my mind for weeks: “How can I use this pink-painted frame???”  I got my eureka moment after I had gone back to the craft store and found some cute unfinished wooden cut outs.

Frozen Party photo booth prop frame and strike a pose olaf sign MyMommaToldMe.comMy hubby had a cute whiteboard he had gotten as swag at his job and I converted it into a cute “Strike a Pose!” sign with everybody’s favorite snowman, Olaf!  I cut two strips of glitter snowflake card stock and taped them on the top and bottom of the white board, then I cut the Olaf sign to fit in between–secured with double-sided tape. Scroll down for the FREE PRINTABLE Olaf sign!

Michael's Laser Cut unfinished wooden framesHead over to Michael’s and ask for the laser-cut wooden frames, you’ll soon find an isle that looks like this!  These frames are perfect for photo booth props because they are so lightweight!  They come in a variety of styles and sizes and are oh so paintable!

Painting Photo booth frame propAnd I won’t lie folks, this craft project requires A LOT of painting!  I did four coats each for the front and back (because I’m ridiculous) of the frame.  You also have to pay special attention to paint the inside edges of the laser cuts–this is some tedious intricate work!

Paint and glitter the flowers for the Frozen photobooth prop MyMommaToldMe.comThen I painted the wooden tulips and snowflakes and decorated them with sticky-back rhinestones I found in the scrapbooking section of Michael’s (made my the Recollections brand).  The tinsel-like iridescent glitter is also from Recollections at Michael’s.

Glue for Frozen Party Photobooth Frame propAfter painting the wooden snowflakes (also scored at Michael’s) I used sticky-back rhinestones and a glass button glued in the center of each.  I did two different blues, two snowflakes in turquoise and the other two in light blue.  I found this crafter’s glue at Hobby Lobby and it worked wonderfully and dries clear!  I also loved that it wasn’t a runny type of glue more of a thick paste.  I used it to glue down all the wooden elements, but I used a glue stick for the flocked paper diamonds.  This frame has been handled a lot and has stood up wonderfully!

Frozen Party idea Photobooth Frame Prop by MyMommaToldMe.comI finished the design off with a few flower gem stickers and a few rhinestones placed at the ends of the scrolls.  I love the bright, clean look of the finished product!

DOWNLOAD THE OLAF “STRIKE A POSE” SIGN HERE: Frozen Photobooth Olaf Sign by MyMommaToldMe.com

Check out my Frozen Party Backdrop idea where you can turn your window into a winter wonderland with a stack of paper!

Check out my Frozen themed mini Christmas tree here!

Check out my Easy Frozen Snack ideas here!

For more Frozen inspiration check out this Frozen Party Etsy collection and my “Ultimate Frozen Party Ideas” Pinterest board!

xo, Kristen
Kristen Hong of Hello Nutritarian

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  • Anita Shaw says:

    Hello, I love your creation of the photo booth frame, I would like to try my hand at it. Where did you get the flocked diamond? If I may ask

    • Kristen says:

      Hi Anita! Sorry for the late response! I cut the diamonds from a sheet of flocked card stock from the open inventory card stock section at Michael’s! Then I stuck a little blue gem in the middle (also found at Michael’s)! Please post a picture when you’re done I would LOVE to see it!!

  • Jenny says:

    How big is this frame? I love it so much and can’t wait to make one for my girls’ party!

    • Kristen says:

      Hi Jenny!

      The inner frame is 10.5 by 14 inches!

      Happy birthday to your girl!!

      xo, Kristen