DIY Red Truck Christmas Picture Frame

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This DIY Red Truck Christmas picture frame is such a fun and easy holiday craft that lets you turn a simple Christmas card into a beautiful piece of holiday art!

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A merry christmas truck framed with holly and pine cones.

If you’re looking for an easy DIY project that’s a perfect addition to your Christmas decor, give this red truck Christmas picture frame a try. You’ll frame a festive Christmas truck holiday card with a rustic faux wood frame, then decorate it by gluing on some pretty holiday embellishments.

Then you can add it to your Christmas decorations and display it on your wall all season long. You can even give it away as a holiday gift.

A merry christmas sign with a red truck and berries.

Why We Love This Craft

Budget Friendly – Making your own holiday wall art is a great way to save money – especially since you can find most of the supplies for this project at the Dollar Tree.

Great for Gifting – This DIY Christmas project makes a lovely homemade gift for a friend, a neighbor, or a special teacher.

Versatile – You can change the holiday card that you use in the frame and make an entire series of festive holiday pictures.

A christmas tree, wreath, berries, and other items are shown on a piece of brown paper.

Supplies Needed

  • 1 Red truck Christmas card
  • 5×7 faux wood photo frame
  • Berry Garland
  • Buffalo check wire edged ribbon
  • Jute cord/twine
  • Red berry bunch floral stem
  • 7 small silver bells
  • Waverly Chalk paint – color “Plaster”
  • Hot glue gun w/ glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Small paint brush

This easy Christmas craft is sure to bring lots of holiday cheer into your home. Grab your supplies from the Dollar Tree and get crafting with this pretty and festive project. No one will ever be able to tell that it’s homemade!

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A merry christmas truck in a plaid frame.
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DIY Red Truck Christmas Picture Frame

Active Time 30 minutes
This DIY Red Truck Christmas picture frame is a super cute holiday craft that lets you turn a simple Christmas card into a beautiful piece of holiday art!


  • Cut the Christmas card in half. Set the back half aside to use in another project.
    A christmas card with a truck and scissors.
  • Open the frame and remove the insert. Place the Christmas card in the frame and reassemble.
    A framed christmas card with a truck and a christmas tree.
  • Cut a piece of ribbon about 1 ½ inches long. (You can use the plaid squares as a guide. Cut from the middle of a black square, skip one, then cut again in the middle of the third black square.)
    A pair of scissors is being used to cut a piece of plaid fabric.
  • Cut a piece of twine about 3 inches, then tie it around the middle of the ribbon to make a bow.
    A red and black plaid bow on a piece of brown paper.
  • Glue the berry garland all around the front edge of the photo frame. Go over the garland with glue to secure where needed.
    A christmas frame with a truck on it.
  • Break the floral stem berries into a few small bunches. Starting in the top corner of the frame, glue the berries, bells, and bow about halfway to the middle of the top and side of the frame.
    A merry christmas frame with a truck on it.
  • Dip the tip of your paint brush in the paint. Lightly bounce the brush along the sides of the frame, over the berry garland.
    A paint brush is being used to paint a christmas sign.
  • Let paint dry and add your new Christmas truck frame to the rest of your holiday decor!
    Merry christmas truck frame.


  • Use the back of a paint brush to press the garland down while gluing.
  • If too much paint gets on the berries, you can remove it with a damp paper towel.

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