Baby Block Shadow Box

Materials

  • Black wooden shadow box, 8”x8”
  • Wooden blocks, at least 1”x1”x1”, four
  • DCWV Nana’s Nursery Baby Girl Stack Paper Collection
  • DCWV Nana’s Nursery Collection Chipboard Shapes
  • White chipboard letters, 1”
  • Small buttons: 10 pink, two green
  • Mini clothespins, three
  • Jute twine
  • Photo, 3”x4”

Tools

  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, hot glue gun and glue sticks

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Select six coordinating prints from paper stack. Cut first print to 8”x8” and adhere to inside back of shadow box.

STEP 2

  • Mat photo on second print, leaving 1/4” border. Adhere matted photo to third print, leaving 1/4” border. Adhere to background of shadow box, 1/4” from right edge and 3” from top.

STEP 3

  • Cover one face of each block with paper, using a different print for each one. Adhere chipboard letters to blocks to spell BABY. Hot glue blocks to bottom edge of shadow box as shown.

STEP 4

  • Cut an 11” twine length. Hot glue twine ends to each side of shadow box, 2” from top edge. Leave at least 1” of twine free at each end; hot glue ends into loops.

STEP 5

  • Hot glue buttons to each end of twine to create flowers; place pink buttons for petals, green button for center.

STEP 6

  • Clip chipboard shapes to twine using mini clothespins.
by Kathy Dobson for DCWV
Baby Block Shadow Box
Baby Block Shadow Box