Rainy Day Shadow Box

By  Linda Beeson 

size: 9"x9"

  • Rainy Day Shadow Box


  • DCWV Wooden Shadow Box, 9"x9"
  • Core’dinations Portal Blue ColorCore Cardstock
  • Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker Papers: Willow Bee Collection Bee 2 Bee, Bee Strips, and Day Dreamer; Flaming Butterfly Collection Butterfly Rest
  • Black alphabet letter stickers
  • Photographs


  • iLoveToCreate Tulip Icicle Dimensional Crystal 3-D Fashion Paint
  • Adhesives: Plaid Mod Podge, foam tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil, newspapers, foam paintbrush, sandpaper
  • 1. Detail cut desired silhouette images from photos; set aside.
  • 2. Cut patterned paper for background and front edges of shadow box. Découpage paper to box using Mod Podge; let dry.
  • 3. Using photo as a guide, cut two or more "grass" layers to fit bottom half of shadow box. Adhere first layer with Mod Podge and second layer with foam tape to add dimension.
  • 4. Detail cut several clouds from paper; adhere clouds directly to box or use foam tape. Highlight edges with glitter paint; let dry.
  • 5. Gently sand surface of blue cardstock. Detail cut several freehand raindrops and découpage to surface; dab with additional Mod Podge for glossy finish and let dry.
  • 6. Adhere sticker sentiment across bottom of grass. Adhere photos as desired, building up layers of foam tape for added dimension.