Parisian Getaway Shadow Box

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by Brittany Hurley, A.C. Moore

Parisian Getaway Shadow Box

Use decorative paper, stickers, glitter & more to create a whimsical shadowbox as a reminder of those magical moments from your recent getaway.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Attach decorative card stock to top and bottom of backing with glue. Center the linen cardstock and glue to backing and on top of the embellished cardstock. Let dry. Trim off excess carstock around all sides.
  • 2
    Use your favorite scrapbook paper to create rosettes amd penants to add decorative flair to your shadow box. To create rosettes, fold strips of paper accordion style. Glue the ends of the accordian together to form a cirlce. Finsh by pinching the rosette together and applying a drop of glur to the back to hold. Embellish rosettes and penants with adhesive back rhinestones, pearls, and glitter.
  • 3
    Select photos and the embellishments (tickets, rosettes, etc) of varying sizes to showcase in your shadow box, and arrange the pieces how you want them displayed.
  • 4
    Cut three 14 unch pieces of jute cording. Starting at the top of the background (making sure the hanger is right-side up) attach the jute cord with E6000. Drap the cording across the background, leaving enough slack for your photos and embellishments to hang down. Repeat for the remaining 2 cord pieces. Let dry. Trim excess cording.
  • 5
    Attach photos and embellishments to the cording with mini clothespins. Add 3-D adhesive dots the the back of the pieces to ensure they hang away from the background.
  • 6
    Place shadow box frame back into frame. Insert in artwork and frame backer, then enjoy!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Paper House Productions® 3-D Sticker Paris 104592680
  • Canvas Corp Kraft Paper 12 inch x 12 inch 104584108
  • American Crafts™ Glitter Pattern Paper 12 inch x 12 inch Gold Stripe 104584146
  • Canvas Corp Black & Ivory French Script Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch 104584100
  • American Crafts™ Glitter Paper 12 inch x 12 inch Gold 104515411
  • Canvas Corp Canvas Fabric Sheet 12 inch x 12 inch 104584110
  • Eclectic Products E6000® Carded 7 oz. 104148182
  • Ranger Glossy Accents™ 104100594
  • Loew-Cornell® Clothespins Tiny 50 pcs. 104141459
  • Canvas Corp Jute Cord Ball 225ft. Natural 104511681
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ 3D White Pearl Stickers 104082293
  • Darice® Adhesive Gemz 3mm 2inch x 12 inch 3mm Crystal 104735431
  •  Beacon Adhesives® Zip Dry Paper Glue 2 oz. 104070877
  • EK Success™ 3D-Dots Adhesive Foam Discs 104087619
  • Scrap Cardstock
  • Shadow Box 11 inch x 14 inch
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil