Mod Podge Wall Art: display kiddos artwork

Lil W and I started Mommy & Me preschool.
And with preschool, came art projects. Art projects that make a Momma proud.
I decided I needed a cute way to display the precious pieces I bring home each week.

I also mentioned how I am slowly but surely re-doing Lil W’s room. Primary colors. Cars. Trucks. Balls. All things Boy.  So I thought this project would be the perfect way to hang up his goodies in his room–once my fridge iscompletely covered, that is.

3 wooden plaques {purchased at Michael’s}
Mod Podge
Sponge brush
Scrapbook paper
Hot glue
3 clothes pins

1. Place the paper pattern side down on top of the wood plaque.
2. Use the edge of the crayon to trace around the edge of the paper in the shape of the plaque. This is so you know exactly how big to cut the paper.
3. Cut out three squares.
4. Apply Mod Podge to the face of the plaque.
5. Place the paper on the plaque and smooth out the bubbles.
6. Hot glue the clothes pin into place.

And that’s all there is to it–seriously.  I still need to add one of those thingies that lets me hang the plaque on the wall–and I probably should have done that before I made them, but I tend to work backwards, ah well.

My son, the artist.
Who ever would have thought that a little sponge painting and stacked square papers could bring tears to my eyes.
I guess that’s motherhood.

Happy Crafting!

Ashley Stock
I'm Ashley. Sometimes I craft, occasionally I cook, everyday I write, and I'm always Momma. This is my blog. I keep it real while still seeing the rainbows and butterflies in all of life's lessons.
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  1. Super cute idea!!! Jake and I started Mommy & Me preschool this week too and we are LOVING it!! I must say it never gets old to either read about (from awesome mommas like you) or talk to other moms that are going through the same phase in life as me! And I had to smile because we haven’t picked up a lunch box for Jake yet, but we saw the Elmo one like Lil W and that was the one Jake wanted to get. 😉

  2. I love this! So cute!

  3. those are awesome.. great idea. thanks for sharing Ashley!

  4. Great idea! I might have to make some for my daughters playroom! Love the artwork!

  5. love, love this!

  6. So adorable!!! I want to remodel my boys’ room. I have enough rooms for them to have their own, but I want them to share for now. I’m always looking for inspirations!


  7. Such gorgeous work Wesley 🙂

  8. so adorable!! I love reading your blog for inspiration and simple thoughts of being a mom. you always inspire me!
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  9. What a great idea! They turned out so cute.

  10. Cute craft! I think that I’ll do something similar to display my boy’s artwork. Have you ever posted pictures of W’s bedroom? I’m getting started on creating my son’s big boy room and need some more inspiration!

  11. Such a cute idea!

  12. So stinkin’ cute, yet easy peasy. Great idea!

  13. This is precious!

  14. oh that’s a great idea! and i can do that with any scrapbook paper to make it match my kitchen or something and put up different papers.

  15. Oh I love it!! I have one on my wall that says Every Child is an Artist and I hung picture wire then clipped mini clothes pins on it. I love displaying my girls work!

  16. This is adorable! my almost two yr old and I just started mommy & me preschool too! I’m with ya on the art, tissue paper on a cut out apple can make a girl SOO proud. wink wink.

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  17. Awwww…precious!!

  18. Hahaha it’s so true! Things become so much more precious when you know they were created by someone you love! And that idea is adorable – I might make one for my room with a more grown-up scrapbook paper pattern and just use it to display purses or anything! Thanks!

  19. LOVE IT!!! Thanks for sharing!!

  20. I simply adore this. I can handle this project. And I must!!!! We have crafts and art work coming outta the wa-zooooo!!!!!

  21. Since I am horrible with crafts I usually just live vicariously through you but this one I may be able to tackle and I love it. This would be perfect for both of my girls and all of the many things they want to display.
    Thanks to sharing!

  22. Cute, cute, cute! I must do this for my little guy. Have a super weekend !

  23. too adorable. i so need something like that. wildman and i did a flower artpiece where we used cupcake liners as the flower part…it needs hung!
    love your cute self and your cute blog. trying to talk the hubs into parting with me long enough for creative estates. would love to meet you but i’ll be at blogsugar too.

  24. I love this idea. I’ve been trying to decide how I want to display My Girl’s art work too, this is perfect. I’ve never heard of mommy and me preschool. I like that idea, I’ll have to see if they have that near me.

  25. Oh, I LOVE LOVE LOVE this! I’m saving it for when my little N is big enough to make masterpieces. 🙂

  26. I think what kills me is that he is OLD enough to be doing “art” for a “preschool” aaaahhhh stop growing lil w!
    ps – HOT necklace 😉

  27. So cute!! I have an idea….maybe you could paint a section of his “new” room with magnetic paint, then cover with his wall color…make these mod podge blocks into magnets and hang them there instead of putting wall hangers on them and hanging them on the wall that way? Just a thought, that I figured would be easier than trying to put hangers on them now that they are done…almost:)

  28. These are SO cute! I can’t wait to make some for myself 🙂

  29. Tia Perons says:

    I’m in charge of crafts at my MOPS group, we just made something similar at our last meeting! We took a Lowe’s brand yardstick, drilled a hole at each end, glued 2 clothes pins–each pin had 3 silver rhinestones, then we gave each mom 3 clothes pins and they glued wooden shapes to those and painted them. We had metallic and primary colors. It turned out cute<3 we sent each mom home with 2 dry wall screw that way they had everything they needed.

  30. Elke Martinez says:

    Love all your idea! I’ll be breaking out the modge podge!

  31. I really love these little plaques Ashley! What a great idea.

  32. I really need to do something like this! We have art work everywhere 🙂

  33. This is such a cute idea. I am just about to update my boys’ rooms as well and may want to do this:)



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