Friday, June 7, 2013

Crate Paper {The Pier} Shadow box

Have you seen the NEW The Pier Collection by Crate Paper? It screams "It's summer time!" Create this simple shadow box frame by collecting sand or seashells from your favorite beach! Then add your Instagram photos to display through out the season along the mini clothes pins.                                                   

  • Unfinished frame (cal-24)
  • Wood candle stick (cal-44)
  • Acrylic knob (yor-1794)
  • Acrylic paint: Americana sea glass
  • E6000 Glue
  • Elmers wood glue
  • Embellishment glue stick
  • Crate Paper {The Pier} paper collection, Poolside 12x12 paper, Ephemera cardstock die-cuts, Chipboard stickers & layered stickers
  • Jute String
  1. Glue wood candle stick base to the bottom of your shadow box frame using Elmers wood glue. let dry for a couple hours.
  2. take glass out of the shadow box frame and paint entire frame and wood candle stick base.
  3. Cut paper to fit the back of the shadow box then glue to the backing of the frame using glue stick.
  4. Add cardboard sticker & die cuts to the back paper you just glued.
  5. Clean glass and place back into shadow box frame. 
  6. Add photos and die cuts to the close line using mini clothes pins.
  7. add sand to the shadow box and close up the back of the frame. Use tape if sand is coming out of the sides.
  8. Wrap the base with jute string and tie a knot.

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