EZ step by step tutorial to create a layered Shadow Box Trinket Holder and a Giveaway!

Friday February 16, 2018
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Today we have lots of things for you that you really won't want to miss so make sure you keep reading! Shop with us today and receive as a thank you a FREE Frosting Powder! All you need to do is add it to your cart before you checkout your cart here http://hcgo.co/RAKGiveaway2018. This offer is only available today February 17th 2018 so make sure you get your freebie now.

But that's not all...... we also have a huge giveaway for you. For a chance to add to your crafty stash 15 of the main items from the fabulous tutorial below, make sure you enter the giveaway before 11:59pm EST 17th February 2018. For a chance to win enter here http://hcgo.co/raok-giveaway-2018 The winner will be announced on our Facebook Page on February 19th 2018.

And last but by no means least we have a tutorial for you! Follow the steps below to create this beautiful project for your friends and family designed for you by Candy.

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Let's get crafty and learn how to create a special Layered Shadow Box Trinket Holder. It's a project that can be placed on a dresser or desk to hold small trinkets or could even be used to hold a Post It notepad.


Step 1 Start with the base from the 6" x 6" Layered Circle Cards in white and the Pocket/Flipfold Insert B in white, using the one which is 15 1/2" x 6 1/4" fully extended and includes four sections of flipfolds.

Step 2 Fold the Pocket/Flipfold Insert B at the 6 1/4" score mark and place fold at zero on the Scor-Pal and score Insert B at 1".

Step 3 Cut a piece of white cardstock 6 1/4" x 6 1/4". Lay the spine of 6" x 6" Layered Circles Card base into the valley created with the new score mark. Fold the remaining Flipfold Insert B as shown. Insert 6 1/4 " x 6 1/4 " cardstock between the back of Layered Circles Card and Flipfold Insert B as shown and adhere with Dries Clear Adhesive. Secure with binder clips while the glue dries. Also using design paper from the Lush Lilac Collection, cut three green strips of paper to 5 3/4 " x 3/4 ", sponging the edges with Bamboo Leaves Memento Ink and adhere to spine as shown with Dries Clear Adhesive.

Step 4 Cut a 6" x 6" card front from the Lush Lilac Paper Collection and sponge the edges with Sweet Plum Memento Ink. With Sweet Plum Memento Ink stamp the "A gift from the heart" sentiment from the Heartfelt Love Sentiment stamp set on the card front. On design paper cut from the Lush Lilac Paper Collection with Northern Pine Memento Ink stamp the "For My Friend" sentiment and adhere to card front as shown. Adhere entire 6" x 6" card front to the very front of the Trinket Holder with Dries Clear Adhesive.

Step 5 To decorate the bottom panel and box, cut a 6" x 6" piece of paper from the Lush Lilac Paper Collection. Die cut the center image using the coordinating die from the Cut Mat Create 2A die set and use a straight edge trimmer or X-acto knife to cut a square along the edge of the design paper to fit the Shadow Box 2 from the Card Shadow Box Set. Sponge the edges of the design paper with coordinating colored inks in Bamboo Leaves, New Sprout and Grape Jelly Memento Inks.

Step 6 Adhere design paper as shown and add pearls on the inside of the shadow box to help keep the Post It Notes or trinkets in place.

Step 7 Die cut a piece of White Cardstock with the Eyelet Heart Infused Border Die from the Heartfelt Love Die set and sponge the edges with Lulu Lavender Memento Ink. Add a small amount of Dries Clear Adhesive to a Hydro Sponge and sponge on the Border Die cut and then add Blue Rain Ultrafine Transparent Glitter. Adhere border to the top of the shadow box. Decorate the top of the box the same as the bottom, sponging the design paper with Toffee Crunch, Lulu Lavender and Grape Jelly Memento Inks, with the coordinating colored design paper.

Step 8 On White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink from the Wildwood Cottage Accents Stamp Set stamp two of the grass images; from the Woodsy Wonderland Stamp Set stamp the log image, the rocks image, the flowers image and the butterfly image; from the Woodsy Critter Stamp Set stamp the bunnies image and the squirrels image; from the Song of Spring Stamp Set stamp the bird on a branch image; from the Rain Boots and Blossoms Stamp Set stamp the bell flowers, the round flowers and two of the lilacs. Die cut all with their coordinating dies. Color all using the Stack and Store Daubers and Fantastix, as needed. Color all grass and greenery using New Sprout, Bamboo Leaves, Pistachio and Olive Grove Memento Inks. Color flowers using Rose Coral Chalk Ink, Sunflower Yellow Pearlescent and Orchid Brilliance Inks, Lulu Lavender and Sweet Plum Memento Inks. Color the bunny using London Fog Memento Ink and Orchid Brilliance Ink. Color the squirrel and nut using Toffee Crunch, Peanut Brittle and Potter's Clay Memento Inks. Color the birdie with Summer Sky and Danube Blue Memento Inks, along with Toffee Crunch and Peanut Brittle Memento Inks on the belly and a touch of Sunflower Yellow Pearlescent on the beak. Color the butterflies with Sweet Plum Memento Ink, Sunflower Yellow Pearlescent and Orchid Brilliance Inks and the butterfly body with Toffee Crunch Memento Ink. The tree branch and log with Toffee Crunch, Peanut Brittle, Potter's Clay and Rich Cocoa Memento Inks.

Step 9 Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit to lightly shape all the die cuts and adhere die cuts as shown. Embellish as desired with Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter in Blue Rain, Baby's Breath, Lichen, Clementine, Wildwood and Mona Lisa; Art Glitter Elements in Redland; Flower Soft in Fuchsia, Sage, Citrus Crush and Raspberry Fizz; Ranger Stickles - Yellow.

Tip When adding different colors of glitter always start with adding the lightest color of glitter first, so if any small amount accidently drops off into the next color of glitter, it will not ruin your light glitter colors.

Step 10 On White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink using the Lush Lilac Stamp Set stamp the blossoms three times and stamp the swirl image twice; using the Lush Lilac and Umbrella Spray Stamp Set stamp the lilac branch, the lilac floral image and the butterfly; using the Sweet Lilac Scroll and Notes Stamp Set stamp the lilac floral image. Die cut all with coordinating dies. Color leaves with New Sprout and Bamboo Leaves Memento Inks and color lilac images with Lulu Lavender and Grape Jelly Memento Inks. Color half of the lilac petals with Lulu Lavender and Grape Jelly Memento Inks and color the other half of the lilac petals with Lulu Lavender Ink and Warm Violet Chalk Ink.

Step 11 On White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink using the Small Camelia Carnation stamp set, stamp several carnation petals and die cut with the coordinating dies. Using the Stack and Store Daubers color the carnation petals with Lulu Lavender and Grape Jelly Memento Inks.

Step 12 Lay the lilac petals colored side down in the Lush Lilac Shaping Mold and the carnation petals colored side down in the Floral Basics Shaping Floral Mold. Mist lightly with water and run through the die cutting machine to shape petals quickly.

Step 13 Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit to shape the lilac die cuts and adhere petals as desired.

Step 14 Adhere florals as desired, using Dries Clear adhesives as Double Dots as needed.

Step 15 With Dries Clear Adhesive add Blue Rain and Baby's Breath Glitter to all the lilacs. Finish by adding Nuvo Crystal Drops in Dandelion Yellow to the center of each lilac petal.

Step 16 To finish creating the easel, cut two pieces of seam binding 8" long. Adhere one piece of ribbon to the center of spine and adhere the other piece of ribbon to the end of the Flipfold at the center. Cut two strips of the design paper to 6 1/4 " long and adhere to spine and Flipfold to cover the ends of the ribbon.

Step 17 Tie ribbon together in a bow to support shadow box and to hold up easel at desired angle.

We love to see the projects that you make too! Make sure you share them with us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCreations you never know we might just share them too!

Tutorial by designer Candy Slabaugh.

Heartfelt Creations Products used:

Lush Lilac Paper Collection

Sweet Lilac Scroll & Notes

Cling Stamp Set

Lush Lilac Die

Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set

Lush Lilac & Umbrella Spray Die

Lush Lilac & Umbrella Spray

Cling Stamp Set

3D Lush Lilac Mold

Flip Fold Inserts - B

6" x 6" Layered Circle Cards - White

Card Shadow Box Set - White

Heartfelt Love Sentiments

Cling Stamp Set

Sweetheart Borders Die

Wildwood Cottage Accents

Cling Stamp Set

Wildwood Cottage Accents Die

Woodsy Wonderland

Cling Stamp Set

Woodsy Wonderland Die

Woodsy Critters Cling

Stamp Set

Woodsy Critters Die

Songs of Spring Cling Stamp Set

Songs of Spring Die

Rain Boots and Blossoms

Cling Stamp Set

Rain Boots and Blossoms Die

Small Camelia Carnation

Cling Stamp Set

Small Camelia Carnation Die

3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold

Cut Mat Create 2A Die

Blue Rain Ultrafine

Transparent Glitter

Clementine Ultrafine

Transparent Glitter

Lichen Ultrafine

Transparent Glitter

Baby's Breath Ultrafine

Transparent Glitter

Other Products used: Grape Jelly, Tuxedo Black, Toffee Crunch, Bamboo Leaves, New Sprout, Lulu Lavendar, Sweet Plum, Rich Cocoa, Peanut Brittle, Potters Clay, Danube Blue, Summer Sky and London Fog Memento Ink; Warm Violet and Rose Coral ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink; Want2Scrap Sleek Strips 12" Pearls - Dark Green; Want2Scrap 72 Count - Sage Green Pearls; Art Glitter Wildwood Ultrafine Glitter; Art Glitter C170 Mona Lisa Mix; Flower Soft - Fuchsia, Sage, Citrus Crush and Raspberry Fizz; Ranger Stickles - Yellow; May Arts EA05 Lavender Seam Binding

Tiffany Macey
Wow. What a beautiful piece. Thanks so much for sharing this tutorial so we can all make one. The sharing of these inspirational projects gives me the confidence to try different things.
February 16, 2018 at 8:27 PM
Debbie Brownmiller
Wow what a stunning project. That’s so much for the tutorial.. I like how you have used so many different product creating so many details that take your eye. I just keep looking and keep seeing more details.
February 16, 2018 at 8:37 PM
Karen L Anderson
Very detailed clear instructions for a super cute project! Gotta get me some of that Flower Soft to try out ....
February 16, 2018 at 8:40 PM
Ruppal agarwal
February 16, 2018 at 9:15 PM
Darlene Livingston
Beautiful! Love the Lush Lilacs Collection.
February 16, 2018 at 9:19 PM
February 16, 2018 at 9:44 PM
Jan D., FL
Wonderful project....love decorative post it note holders, so great to see a new design for one. Thank you.
February 17, 2018 at 2:45 AM
As usual you tutorials are wonderful. They help get the creative juices going. Lilacs were my Mother's favorite flower so we gave her a bush every time we had a child. Now there are three growing beautifully in her back yard.
February 17, 2018 at 5:38 AM
Carolyn Ablett
Beautiful!! design is great and the colors are out of this world.
February 17, 2018 at 5:52 AM
Hello! You definitely create beautiful fun Goodies... Thanks for sharing the tutorial! Cindi
February 17, 2018 at 5:57 AM
Caroynne Schley
What a beautiful box card, you have an eye for for the layering, I love it. I need to get more of my sets involved in my next album . Thank you for sharing.
February 17, 2018 at 6:21 AM
Brenda Sopear
Wow! this is absolutely outstanding!!!! My mind is spinning with possibilities for this design idea. The delicacy of the Lush Lilac collection just lends itself to many beautiful scenes. Candy, you are an excellent designer. Thanks!!
February 17, 2018 at 7:10 AM
Elizabeth Chopin
Oh my goodness, how absolutely beautiful. Takes my breath away.
February 17, 2018 at 7:23 AM
sameha khan
excellent work. o just love heartfelt creations paper, stamps and dies.
February 17, 2018 at 7:33 AM
Deb Stueber
Such a masterpiece of creation! I'm in awe of the beauty of this piece. I'll be on the lookout to purchase the new shaping molds. Thank you for a great tutorial!
February 17, 2018 at 9:19 AM
Joann Anderson
Thank you for sharing your techniques and the beautiful project! Love it!
February 17, 2018 at 9:28 AM
April Rogers
That is GORGEOUS! I am in love with all things Heartfelt Creations, I just can't afford them right now. The new Lilacs are fantastic. So so pretty.
February 17, 2018 at 9:45 AM
Jeannie Donnelly
What an absolutely delightful project, Candy, the colours are fabulous and your flowers ate gorgeous! Xx
February 17, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Absolutely STUNNING project! What a beautiful gift...love!
February 17, 2018 at 10:48 AM
Cindy Pratt
WOW, how beautiful, I can’t say enough. I hope to some day be able to make something that beautiful. I just love it.
February 17, 2018 at 10:49 AM
Laura de Garza
Beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial with all of us. God bless you.
February 17, 2018 at 10:49 AM
Tiffany Macey
What a awesome collection of Heartfelt Creations products. Love this special piece and would love to own the products to make one. Actually who am I kidding as I’d make heaps. Thanks for the opportunity to win these Awesome prizes.
February 17, 2018 at 11:31 AM
Brenda Turner
Absolutely Beautiful!
February 17, 2018 at 11:33 AM
deb stelter
very pretty
February 17, 2018 at 12:55 PM
Carolyn Rohrmann
Everthing! What an adventure!
February 17, 2018 at 2:07 PM
Cheryle walker
This is stuning l love old english cottages and the colours are gorgeous. Beautiful creation.
February 17, 2018 at 3:14 PM
Toni W
Wow, this is beautiful!!! Unfortunately it takes a lot of different materials and stamp sets for someone just getting started. I would love to make it though someday. Heartfelt has wonderful products and papers are to die for. Incredible design team.
February 17, 2018 at 3:52 PM
Floressa F Thompson
Thank you so much for sharing, simply stunning
February 17, 2018 at 5:05 PM
Roberta Croll
It is beautiful and I am happy that you were willing to share this beautiful piece of art and also your talent.
February 17, 2018 at 6:06 PM
Anna Kluytmans
I love your trinket box holder, it really has some depth to it, and I love the flower, I like every thing really, you have some amazing stamps and die set, and now with the mold's to create fantastic flower, WOW heartfelt creations really have steeped up with there produces, TFS, Cheers Anna.
February 17, 2018 at 7:04 PM
Shirley Field
A wonderful clear and precise tutorial. I so admire these beautiful creations but my style of cards are of a bit more simplistic nature because of arthritis in my hands. I would love to see more simplistic tutorials for those of us who love heartfelt creations but cannot spend as much time on our projects.
February 18, 2018 at 12:09 AM
Sandra Snowton
I love how the mixture of so many of Heartfelt dies and stamps interact with each other. The collections are not getting lost, they are revitalized.
February 18, 2018 at 12:46 AM
Luz C Berenguer
This is an amazing tutorial, I love the way this shadow box card came out. trying to make one of my own. I love all of the dies and stamps and the paper is just all so beautiful. Emma Lou is a great teacher, I love watching her tutorials. I missed the chance to enter in the giveaway again. I always see the giveaways after the fact. I just am hooked. So Beautiful!!!! Love it all.
February 18, 2018 at 2:02 AM
Norah McPhee
Good afternoon Heartfelt team, can i just say WOW CANDY, this is utterly gorgeous lass, so pretty and although i couldn't make it up, what a dream to store until i can. Your talent lass as with all the dream team at Heartfelt is nothing short of wonderful and i can't tell you what your stunning work of art does for me. Your kindness in giving step by step instructions to make this wonder is so great, but there again you are a true crafter and we share our knowledge when and if we can just to make this world a much happier and contented place to be in. Thank you flower for sharing this stunning beauty with us. lots of crafty hugs from Scotland Norah x (glenochil village)
February 18, 2018 at 3:18 AM
Sandra Mangrum
Simply Gorgeous!! Love all of the intricate details.
February 18, 2018 at 3:55 AM
Joy White
Wow,so Beautiful
February 18, 2018 at 4:29 AM
Brenda Stevens
Unbelievable! I have made the flipfold album, but now I am hoping to make this as well!
February 18, 2018 at 4:56 AM
Robin Bartgis
Stunningly beautiful!
February 18, 2018 at 6:11 AM
Karen Greig
Loved this tutuorial, It was straight forward and easy to follow. Specifically I liked how she turned a shadow box into a story board. It is stunning!
February 18, 2018 at 7:37 AM
Candy created a gorgeous piece! She really knows how to put the pieces together. Enjoyed her tutorial.
February 18, 2018 at 9:04 AM
Phyllis Smith
Absolutely lovely, I love the way she blended several die cuts from different collections.
February 19, 2018 at 8:32 AM
Kathy Rau
What a creative idea. That is beautiful. I might try something like it using what I have in stock. Thank you and please keep bringing such wonderful ideas into my life.
February 19, 2018 at 10:39 AM
Wow...amazing master piece
April 23, 2018 at 8:52 PM
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