Nicole™ Crafts Let It Go Shadowbox

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Let It Go Shadowbox

Use a shadowbox as the foundation for a winter-themed craft!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint, the medium nor the Snow Accents.
  • 2
    Paint the outside of shadowbox bottom Snow (Titanium) White. Paint the inside of shadowbox bottom Baby Blue. Let dry.
  • 3
    Paint inside edge by glass, outside edge by glass and remaining top of box Baby Blue. Let dry.
  • 4
    Brush a layer of crackle medium on top and outside edges of box over Baby Blue. Let dry thoroughly.
  • 5
    Brush on a layer of Snow (Titanium) White paint to create crackle effect. Let dry.
  • 6
    Paint three wood snowflakes Baby Blue. When dry, brush with a layer of crackle medium and let dry thoroughly. Brush on a layer of Snow (Titanium) White paint to create crackle effect. Let dry.
  • 7
    Brush Iridescent glitter glue lightly over crackle areas of shadowbox and snowflakes. Let dry.
  • 8
    Use wire cutters to cut hanging loops from mica snowflakes and glue to wood snowflakes.
  • 9
    Cut hanging loops from three icicle ornaments. Glue to the top of the inside of shadowbox as shown.
  • 10
    Use wood craft stick to put Snow Accents over all four sides of inside of shadowbox. Let dry thoroughly. Brush these same areas with Iridescent glitter glue.
  • 11
    Glue one wood snowflake to back of shadowbox. Glue 1/2 inch wood block to back of second wood snowflake and glue to back of shadowbox. Glue 3/4 inch wood block to back of third snowflake and glue to back of shadowbox. See photo for placement.
  • 12
    Glue one icicle ornament from center snowflake.
  • 13
    Cut hanging hooks from two icicle ornaments and glue to inside edge of lid.
  • 14
    Glue mica garland around edge of glass on lid.
  • 15
    Cut and attach vinyl transfer letters according to package instructions to spell LET IT GO.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts 14 inch x 12 inch x 2-1/2 inch Wood Shadow Box 104145676
  • Other Nicole™ Crafts Trendy Expressions Vinyl Transfer Pattern Sheet(s) with Letters in Desired Style
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Shape 4 inch Snowflake 104140081 (3)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures 3 inch Snowflake White and Mica 8 pc. 104554868
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Ornaments 2 inch Clear and Mica Icicles 6 pc. 104554770
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Garland 6 mm White and Mica 6 foot 104554896
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Blocks 1/2 inch 42 pc. 104139795
  • Lara’s Crafts New Image Company 3/4 inch Wood Block 24 pc. 104139797
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Plaid FolkArt Crackle Medium 4 oz. 104114045
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Blue 104106668 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580 (2)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1 104118913
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Wood Craft Stick