Create something different with Shadow Box Cards!
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Do you love to create something a little bit different when you are crafting? Further the amazement and wonder on all of your handmade greeting cards with the addition of a unique dimensional card front shadow box! A fun and distinctive way to add dynamic mini scenes as well as lending an extra element of interest and individuality to card fronts.
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Step 1: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12" x 6", score at 6" along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6" x 6". Cut a 6" x 6" panel from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card.
To create the shadow box, cut a piece of patterned paper from the Camelia Carnation Paper Collection with the outdoor scene 4 15/16" x 4 15/16" and adhere to the inside back of the box. Cut a 6" x 6" panel from the paper collection and using the shadow box as template draw around the inner edge with a pencil and die cut with the square die from the Cut Mat Create 2A die set. Trim to fit shadow box and cut strips for sides.
Die cut the decorative die from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die set out of white cardstock and trim before adhering to the back of the shadow box front. Assemble the box and adhere the cut frame to the front of the shadow box and the strips to the sides of the box. Adhere the shadow box to the card front.
Step 2: Cut four dies from the HCD-7190 Frame a Card Leafy Borders set out of white cardstock. Sponge with Viridian ink and add Frosting Powder to the dies. Adhere to the bottom right and top left of the shadow box.
Step 3: Stamp the flourish image from the HCPC-3808 Fanciful Carnation Stamp set in Bright Tangelo ink. Colour with Tea Rose and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.
Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.
Step 4: Stamp the carnation images from the HCPC-3806 Small Camelia Carnation Stamp set in Bright Tangelo ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper. Colour with Rose Madder ink and die cut with the coordinating die.
Sponge the Edges with Bright Tangelo ink and then shape using the 3D Basic Flower Shaping Mold and fold the edges with your fingers.
Step 5: Assemble the flowers using 3 of the same size and 1 smaller.
Add three peach coloured bead stamens to the centre of the flowers with a hot glue gun. Trim the ends and add Crystal Clear Glitter to the flowers.
Top Tip: Use Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge to adhere the glitter to the flowers.
Step 6: Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3806 Small Camelia Carnation Stamp set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.
Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.
Step 7: Adhere the flourish to the bottom right corner and then add the flowers and leaves with the hot glue gun.
Step 8: Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Leaf Green and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating die.
Shape using the 3D Leafy Accents mold and when dry add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.
Step 9: Trim and adhere the leaves over the top right of the shadow box.
Step 10: Stamp the rose images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink. Colour the centres with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Sponge the edges with Magenta Hue ink and colour the backs of the two smallest images with Magenta Hue. Shape using the coordinating mold.
When dry assemble the roses and add Frosting Powder glitter to the flowers using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.
Step 11: Adhere the roses over the leaves.
Step 12: Die cut the tag using the tag die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tag Die set and nestle the tag among the carnations at the bottom of the shadow box.
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Tutorial by Patricia Manhire
Here is a list of supplies used so you can make a Shadow Box card too!
Heartfelt Creations Products Used:
Other Products Used: White Cardstock, Hot Glue Gun, Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder, Ranger Archival Inks: Leaf Green, Library Green, Bright Tangelo, Magenta Hue, Buttercup