Spring Shadow Box
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Spring Shadow Box

Collect memories of all sorts in this whimsical memory box, made from a ready-to-paint shadow box and wood blocks.  The project takes only an hour, plus drying time.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Unfinished Wood Shadow Box, 8"x8"x3"
  • Americana® Multi-surface Craft Paint, Satin – Flamingo, White, Blue Lagoon and Canary
  • Scrapbook Paper – Color of Choice
  • Recollections™ Crafting Tape – Yellow Chevron
  • Wood Blocks, 1½" (3)
  • Pocket Pages™ – Tag of Choice
  • Wood Clothespin, Tiny
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Paintbrushes – Assorted
  • Tape Runner
  • Scissors
  • Memorabilia
  • Screwdriver

Project Instructions

Step 1 Remove back panel and set aside.

Step 2 Follow image and paint shadow box, inside and out. Let dry.

Step 3 Paint blocks white and add name, initials or other message with Blue Lagoon paint.

Step 4 Add craft tape to front of glass as shown.

Step 5 Add scrapbook paper to back panel.

Step 6 Glue blocks into bottom of shadow box and add memorabilia.

Step 7 Insert the back panel and screw on.

Step 8 Paint mini clothespin white and hot glue to the front top right corner of shadow box.

Step 9 Add tag as desired.


Tape off glass inside and out before painting.