Parisian Getaway Shadow BoxBack to category
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.
- Time:2-1/2 hours
1Attach 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.
2Use 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.
3Select 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.
4Cut 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.
5Attach 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.
6Place shadow box frame back into frame. Insert in artwork and frame backer, then enjoy!