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Inspirational Floral Shadow Box

Inspirational Floral Shadow Box

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 14th 2015

This inspiration shadow box is perfect for an office, bedroom, home office, or craft studio.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 2" flat brush
    • 1/4" flat brush
    • assorted buttons
    • cosmetic sponge
    • brown paper bag
    • assorted ribbon
    • embellishments of choice
    • ink pad
    • E6000 Glue
    • wooden crate
    • alphabet sticker



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use Waterfront and Inch Worm to paint the wooden crate using a 2" flat paint brush. (Use Inch Worm at the bottom and Waterfront across the top.) Use a cosmetic sponge to dab on Cotton Ball around the crate. Load a 1/4" flat brush with water and Black Tie; tap the brush over the crate to add splatters.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint a paper bag using a 2" flat brush and Pink Tropics; add a few strokes of Waterfront on top. Tear the bag into three circles, each larger than the last. (Draw the circles on the non-painted side of the bag as a tearing guide.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Crumple the torn circles. Un-crumple and rub a black ink pad across the top and along the edges of each circle. Adhere, nestled from small to large circle, using Americana Matte Decou-Page. Add a button to the center of the flower.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Repeat steps 2 and 3, using Inch Worm and then Pink Tropics.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Adhere the flowers inside the crate using Decou-Page. Use ribbon as stems and adhere. Adhere a dimensional butterfly on the shadow box edge using E6000 Glue.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Add inspiring words of your choice using dimensional letter stickers in a variety of colors.
    12. Instruction #6