Mother's Day Vintage Shadow Box
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Mother's Day Vintage Shadow Box

This Mother's Day Vintage Shadow Box will make mom so proud of your DIY craft skills. It only takes 30 minutes to create a handmade gift that tells a beautiful story. Make this years's Mother's Day a special memory with an easy and fun project.
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • 11X14 Michaels White Shadowbox
  • Scrapbook paper or fabric for back ground
  • Old family photos – we just scanned them ontoregular copy paper and cut them out
  • Family Mementos (recipes, jewelry, dried flowersetc)
  • Double stick tape(acid free)
 

Project Instructions

Step 1
Take off the back of the shadowbox using theturn tabs on the back.

Step 2
Place the backer on a flat work surface.

Step 3
Position the scrapbook paper on the backer.

Step 4
We used the picture of the two young girls asthe focal point. So we positioned that first.

Step 5
Then we set folded the recipe and put that nextto it at an angle to give it interest.

Step 6
Once you get it where you want, then secure itusing double stick tape.

Step 7
We added a finished doillie, a string of pearlsand some dried lavender to the bottom. (Wefound them at the bottom on of a drawer at my grandmother’s house.)

Step 8
Put the backer back on, securing with the turntabs on the back.

Step 9
Done!