Nicole™ Crafts Brown and Gold Shadow Box

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by Jenny Walsh, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Brown and Gold Shadow Box

Shadowboxes are a special way to commemorate an event or show someone how much you care.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours (plus drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove wood backing from shadow box and set glass aside. Paint shadow box frame Light Cinnamon on the outside and Glorious Gold on the inside. When dry, cover outside surface with a layer of Mod Podge®.
  • 2
    Cover rounded center area on front of frame with gold tape, trimming off excess.
  • 3
    Attach glass to inside of frame by placing a small dot of hot glue in each inside corner of frame and placing glass on it.
  • 4
    Cover wood backing with scrapbook paper. Glue various elements to backer as shown or as desired, using letters and shapes from scrapbook paper pad. Punch out flower shape from paper. Use Quick Grip to attach mirror to center of flower and to attach charm to center of mirror. Glue on other charms as desired. (Before attaching charms, cut off loops with wire cutters and sand off any sharp edges.)
  • 5
    Use adhesive foam circles to attach various elements to backer to add dimension. Separate elements on backer with pieces of gold tape.
  • 6
    Place decorated backer in frame.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours (plus drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Shadow Box 8 inch x 10 inch 1-1/2 inch deep 104141586
  • K&Company® Tim Coffey® Paper Pd 12 inch x 12 inch Cottage Garden 104058554
  • McGill® Super Giant Flower Punch 104094604
  • Nicole™ Crafts Round Mirror 1-1/2 6 pcs. 104155783
  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics Gold and Topaz Round Charms 4 pcs. 104563343
  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics Antique Gold Mixed Charms 8 pcs. 104563178
  • EK Success Adhesive Foam Pop Dots 104087619
  • Decorative Washi Tape
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® 8 oz. Matte Finish 104107932
  • Nicole™ Decorative Edge Craft Scissors 6 1/2 inches Scallop 104068907
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Light Cinnamon 104106590
  • DecoArt® Dazzling Metallics® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Glorious Gold 104106704
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 10 104118906
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Buttermilk 104106660
  • Beacon Adhesives® Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Wire Cutters
  • Coarse Sandpaper