Travel Frame

Travel Frame

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • Black frame, 18" x 24"
  • USA map 18" x 24"
  • Packet of red/white stripe twine
  • Packet of wooden heart tacks
  • Wire cutters
  • Glue stick
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Selected pictures of family vacations
  • Scissors


  1. Open the frame and remove the inside promotional material.
  2. Use a piece of tracing paper and trace the state where the picture was taken.
  3. Lay the tracing paper on top of the photo and cut around the outline of the state.
  4. Use your glue stick and glue the photo on top of the state, totally covering the entire state.
  5. Continue steps 2-4 until you have filled in the states of your choice with family photos.
  6. Reassemble the frame with the USA map inside.
  7. Take the heart tacks and remove the metal point with wire cutter.
  8. With the red/white twine measure the distance on the upcoming trip. Cut the twine and tack the twine to the glass of the frame with hot glue and quickly place a wooden heart on top of the glue while it is still hot.