Family Tree Shadowbox
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Family Tree Shadowbox

For a more authentic look, use a real tree branch in your Studio Décor™ shadowbox to create your tree. Spray paint the branch if you want something more colorful.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Shadow Box
  • Floral Branches
  • Floral Tape - Brown
  • Frames, Small - Silver and Pearl
  • Square Wood Blocks, 3/4"
  • Zap-a-Gap Glue
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Photos (Customers' Own)
  • Ribbon - Silver
  • Simplicity® Trim - Pearl
  • Wood Shape - Label
  • Martha Stewart Crafts® Acrylic Paint, Metallic, Sterling
  • Recollections™ Glitter Stickers

Project Instructions

Step 1:
Print out photos to fit into frames.

Step 2:
Pry the easel off the back of the frame.

Step 3:
Arrange and trim floral branches to fit into shadow box.

Step 4:
Wrap floral tape around the base of the branches to secure.

Step 5:
Wrap silver ribbon to cover the floral tape.

Step 6:
Glue a small strip of pearls at the top of the ribbon.

Step 7:
Hot glue two wood blocks to the back of the larger frames, one wood block to the smaller frames.

Step 8:
Glue bundle of sticks at the base to the inside of the shadow box.

Step 9:
Arrange branches and glue frames into the shadow box.

Step 10:
Paint wood label silver. Let dry.

Step 11:
Spell out name on wood label.

Step 12:
Glue into shadow box.