Create Your Own Shadow Box – This DIY shadow box frame is so easy, you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it yet! I made it out of 2×4’s and other scrap wood I had laying around, as well as pallet board. You know I always have hanging pallet boards on my quilting projects!
We all have things around the house or in the attic collecting dust. We’re not sure what to do with them, how to display them in our homes, or how to integrate them into our modern world. If you have these treasures, bring them out! They are probably part of your family history and tell their own stories. Celebrate this family creation by making your own DIY shadow box! I also like to display it on a coffee table made from old windows.
Create Your Own Shadow Box
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If you want to make a shadow box that’s no bigger than a picture frame, you can shorten it by molding the front or leave it as is!
Step 6) Cover any nails or holes with wood filler if you feel it is necessary. For me, “I love the battered look! It gives character and shows signs of aging 😉 Let the filler dry and reapply until smooth. Let it dry.”
Now you have a place to display all your treasures! You can put them on a bookshelf, create a gallery wall at home or use them at work to display items in your office, the possibilities are endless! The great thing about DIY projects is that you can shape, depth, and color them to your personal needs. Check out the video below for some other examples of the boxes I put back together!
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Illuminated Shadow Box Idea
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Love a good Halloween party? Halloween isn’t just for kids! I have a friend who throws a crazy fancy dress party every year. What started as a small party with a few pumpkins and nets turned into a terrifying wonderland! Looking for a Halloween party shopping…card this year…but a little “more” than your average greeting card? Try Shadowbox cards! This video tutorial shares tips and tricks on how to make your own version.
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Diy Paper Flower Monogram In A Shadow Box
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Butterflies Of Summer Shadow Box
Need suggestions for new blog posts? Enter your name and email to have blog posts delivered directly to your inbox. Wondering how to make your own shadowbox? Here’s how I made a vintage map shadow box perfect for any travel lover!
On a recent trip to the thrift store, I found this amazing tape for only $3. I thought a simple craft box would work with a fun quote and vintage map.
I was inspired by a vintage Euro map I found at a yard sale a few years ago. This map has been used in many projects! This is the gift that keeps on giving.
Remove the cover from the coated frame and trace the backing paper or map. Cut along the lines with a paper cutter.
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Blend distress color around the edges. I used the Incential Blending Tool and blended it in a circular motion until I got the look I wanted.
I applied a coat of Mod Podge to the back, then pushed the paper over it, smoothing out the air bubbles starting in the center.
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We’ve found that many couples don’t know how to decorate their home, which is why we’re passionate about teaching others how to transform their home into a home they love – one DIY at a time. Last spring I made a garden themed shadow box to share with you for free and many of you did! (Thanks!) Since then, I’ve seen more variations on the shadowbox theme and people have been asking for more. But here’s the cool thing – you can design your own custom shadow box with just the image you want! So today I’m going to show you how to design a custom shadow box in the Cricut Design Space!
Keepsake Shadow Box
Learn how to design your own shadow box in the video tutorial below (keep scrolling if you like step-by-step drawing tutorials)
To design a custom shadow box, it helps to understand how shadow boxes work. Basically, the way shadow boxes are made is by stacking several layers of cardstock, each with a different piece cut from the center of the cardstock. Then when you shine the light behind the cardstock layer, the light passes through the cardstock layer at different levels of brightness, creating a beautiful 3D effect with depth and beauty.
The secret to creating beautiful custom shadow boxes is to always have three things: a focus, a frame, and a background.
The focal point of the shadow box is usually the center and the part you want to really stand out. It is usually an image of one or more people, animals, characters, buildings or other meaningful and personal objects. This focal point cannot be large, but the eye is drawn to it. For best results, your focal point should be well defined and no other layers should be touching or overlapping.
Origami Shadow Box Tutorial
A shadow box frame is the elements around your edges (top, sides and bottom), usually trees, flowers, other non-essential buildings and animals, or anything else that relates to the theme.
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