Tell a Story in a Shadow Box
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Tell a Story in a Shadow Box

Here are three creative and heartfelt ways to showcase those most precious of memories.
Designed by Michaels® Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • For Love Shadow Box
  • Shadow Box
  • Love Bird Page Kit
  • Photo of choice
  • Rose Stem
  • Pink Ribbon
  • Rhinestone
  • Scissors
  • Low Temp Glue and Glue Sticks
  • Double-sided Tape

  • For Beach Shadow Box
  • 10-inch x 13-inch Shadow Box
  • Pencil
  • Poster Board
  • Gone Fishing Paper
  • Double-sided Tape
  • Décor Sand
  • Vacation Chipboard Embellishments
  • Sea Glass
  • Shells of choice
  • Beach Chair Embellishment
  • Sand Castle Embellishment
  • Jute
  • Large Starfish
  • Sponge Moss
  • Ruler
  • Large Pop Dots

  • For Memory Shadow Box
  • 5-inch x 7-inch Shadow Box
  • Walter Red Memories Scrapbook Page Kit
  • Pop Dots

Project Instructions

Love Shadow Box

Remove glass from frame. Secure picture frame/photo and embellishments on the first piece of glass with double-sided tape as shown.

Glue rose to second piece of glass as shown. Tie bow on stem and glue rhinestone to center.

Insert glass pieces and backing into frame as shown.


Beach Shadow Box

Remove glass from frame. Trace glass size onto poster board and decorative paper, cut out and secure paper to poster board to form backing.

Run 2 or 3 strips of double-sided tape across bottom of backing and sprinkle with sand.

Secure frame/photo, sea glass, shells, beach chair and sand castle in place as shown with glue.

Glue starfish on first piece of glass as shown.

Secure moss and shells to second piece of glass with pop dots as shown.

Secure back in frame.

Run jute around glass top and secure with glue.


Memory Shadow Box

Trace backing onto desired paper and cut out. Secure paper to backing with double-sided tape.

Cut mat from desired paper to fit photo. Secure to backing as shown with double-sided tape.

Secure embellishments as shown with pop dots.



Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

To add desired dimension stack multiple Pop Dots together.