Made by Me Personalized Frames Review & Giveaway

It’s always a good day when you find one of these on your doorstep!
 Whether you’re three or twenty-nine for the third time, packages are just plain fun!  This one was from our friends at who periodically send us fun things to try out. 
 This time they were “showing the love” by sending us a fun kit we could use to make personalized photo frames to use as Valentine’s Day gifts! 

The kit contained 2 ceramic frames, a set of 6 ceramic paints, a paintbrush, and instructions.  I have to say, I loved that the instructions were written in very kid-friendly language that I’m sure an elementary schooler could follow on his or her own.

Little Crafter couldn’t wait to get started.  We pulled out a few of our own paintbrushes too so that we didn’t have to keep cleaning the same one in between colors.

Blue and purple were his colors of choice {Purple for the Ravens, of course!}  We gave each frame a base coat and then let it dry.

Then, we went back and added details…which Mommy got to do most of.  The kit is really designed for 8+ year olds, though, so I thought he did really well getting the base coats on there.  He had SO much fun doing it and loved how they turned out.
One thing we did that the instructions didn’t specify was that we pulled out the little plastic piece that covers your photo because I knew inevitably it would get painted on…you can see that the cardboard backing has blue paint on it, so I was right!
Then, once they had dried overnight, it was time to put the plastic back in and add our photos.
Ta-da!  Easy, fun, and personal gifts!
That is, if I can get Little Crafter to part with the stripey one.  Maybe it’ll be his Valentine gift to himself…
And here’s the best part: has generously offered to give one lucky One Artsy Mama reader a Made by Me Personalized Frames kit just like the one we received. 
Made by Me™ Personalized Frames
Rafflecopter will walk you through the entry process.  {It takes awhile to load sometimes, so just wait for it}.  Giveaway begins today and ends at 12:01 AM EST on February 8th.  This giveaway is only open to readers living in the continental U.S. who are 18 years or older.  {sorry, Terry, Jane, Janelle, and all you fabulous friends in Canada/Hungary/Phillipines, and elsewhere around the world!  I still love you!} 
Good luck!

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6 comments on Made by Me Personalized Frames Review & Giveaway

  1. Grandma
    February 1, 2012 at 10:31 PM (3 years ago)

    I love the frames…great gift ideas…
    They are very generous…

  2. Terry
    February 2, 2012 at 12:18 AM (3 years ago)

    I love your stripey one and I love daddy is so cute too. No hard feelings on the giveaway. :)

  3. Four Marrs and One Venus
    February 2, 2012 at 2:40 AM (3 years ago)

    Super Cute and so fun for the kids! What a great kit!! Thank you for the giveaway chance!- Jen

  4. pinkertonjamesl
    February 3, 2012 at 5:10 AM (3 years ago)

    Wow,This frames are look so cute.He make such a great frame.It really very colorful and attractive.


  5. Carrie
    February 6, 2012 at 3:21 AM (3 years ago)

    Very cute, Amy. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!


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