How to Create a Tropical Shadow Box Mini Album

Join Emma Lou LIVE in this class and follow her easy step by steps as she guides you through the techniques of creating a one of a kind Tropical Shadow Box Mini Album to preserve your precious moments spent with your loved ones, use it as a special gift for your friend, or a memorabilia book for your coffee table…. You don’t want to miss these latest techniques that will make you more confident and alleviate stress when creating shaker cards, using flip folds, shadow boxes and decorative dies. This class is designed by our very own designer, Rajni Chawla from India….her elegant timeless masterpieces and techniques are highly requested by crafters all around the globe.


Bonus: When you’re watching live, you will be able to interact with Emma Lou in a relaxed setting. Get registered today and don’t miss out on your spot in this highly sought after class! You don’t want to miss these latest techniques that will make you more confident and alleviate stress when creating shaker cards, using flip folds, shadow boxes and decorative dies.


What will this class benefit you?

  • Learn stunning coloring and flower shaping techniques on florals and leaves.
  • Learn the basics to creating a 3D shadow box mini album
  • How to create decorative pockets
  • Magnetic shaker embellishment enclosure
  • Secrets to adding the perfect finishing touch that adds that sparkle, shine to your flowers & embellishments.
  • LIVE interaction with Emma Lou which gives you the chance to get YOUR questions answered
  • $15.00 coupon you can use towards your next online shopping spree.


Other Basic Supplies Needed: Versamark ink, Funnel Tray, Die cutting machine, Scoreboard, Hot glue, Heating tool, Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Foam dots, Glue


Have you wanted to create a project using shadow boxes in mini albums to preserve special memories... but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve dreamed of incorporating shaker embellishments, and bright, beautiful, sparkling handmade flowers….or maybe you’ve wished the die cuts that you add for an extra accent to your projects were a bit stronger so they don’t get smashed…
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Class Length: 2 hours
Pre-recorded class, watch anytime

Teacher: Emma Lou

$29.99

Class Description

Join Emma Lou in this class and follow her easy step by steps as she guides you through the steps of creating a one of a kind Tropical Shadow Box Mini Album to preserve your precious moments spent with your loved ones, use it as a special gift for your friend, or a memorabilia book for your coffee table…. You don’t want to miss these latest techniques that will make you more confident and alleviate stress when creating shaker cards, using flip folds, shadow boxes and decorative dies. This class is designed by our very own designer, Rajni Chawla from India….her elegant timeless masterpieces and techniques are highly requested by crafters all around the globe.


Bonus: You don’t want to miss these latest techniques that will make you more confident and alleviate stress when creating shaker cards, using flip folds, shadow boxes and decorative dies.


What will this class benefit you?

  • Learn stunning coloring and flower shaping techniques on tropical fish and florals.
  • Learn the basics to creating a 3D shadow box mini album 
  • How to create decorative pockets
  • Magnetic shaker embellishment enclosure
  • Secrets to adding the perfect finishing touch that adds that sparkle, shine to your flowers & embellishments.


Other Basic Supplies Needed:  Versamark ink, Funnel Tray, Die cutting machine, Scoreboard, Hot glue, Heating tool, Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Foam dots, Glue

Online Class Reviews

Read what customers thought of their online class experience!
EXCELLENT!!!! Easy to follow tutorial that was well organized and fun. I have tried a hundred ways to include ribbon with the flowers,always putting it on last and never looking right to me. Thank you for showing me a different way!!!! I plan to do these in spring for the spring holidays in pastels. Great tutorial and my time well spent!
5/5
— Jama Krueger
Excellent tutorial and very well explained....can't wait to start my necklace!
5/5
— BRENDA MANIS
Another great inspirational class that gets the creative juices going into overdrive.
5/5
— Marilyn Boldt
Another great online class with Emma Lou creating beautiful dogwood blossoms - love the ink color combinations used and wire stamens producing realistic and dimensional loveliness. This project would make a great gift for my mother in law who is allergic to real flowers so she could enjoy this bouquet all through spring and beyond
5/5
— Karen Anderson
Awesome class with many tips and techniques provided. Always a lot to learn. Well taught and look forward to future classes.
5/5
— Sheila Starkey
Excellent class! When I first saw the insta album I thought of my dear sister and how much she would be thrilled and surprised and delighted to receive this album. but at 73 I was a little concerned that it might be a little more than I could do. Dear Emma Lou, you are wonderful at showing that anyone can do it, even if you have problems it's no big deal, just carry on. Your mistakes made it so real and so honest and so doable! You are a treasure! Thank you so much!!
5/5
— Rose K Baker
Hi ,I"m from San Diego,I really enjoyed this class it was magnificent
5/5
— Patricia Birman
Thank you so much for another inspiring class! Andrea did an amazing job! I needed some new ideas and this has motivated me to get into my craft room and create beautiful vellum flowers. I am already thinking of new ways to use some of my stamps and dies that I have neglected for a while. I recommend the classes to anyone who would like to learn something new or just jump start their creativity!
5/5
— Laurie Long
Thank you so much for offering these amazing classes. This was my first one and I am hooked. I fell in love with card making all over again the moment I came upon Heartfelt Creations. This class once again proves that you are not only interested in selling your products, but you really want to teach your customers how to use them. That is where your company stands above the rest; and for that, I am eternally grateful that I am one of your newest fans. Thank you!
5/5
— Linda J Rich
Loved this class today. I am making 4 of this size album to give to friends that are joining me on a cruise to the Panama Canal in late October this year. Unfortunately I will not be using all Heartfelt papers - but you will see some of the Under the sea collection popping up. Loved how you extended the dies and the pockets - something that I have not seen done before and that way my ah ha moment today. The dies that Heartfelt has designed are perfect for albums and can be adapted any where.
5/5
— Madeleine Barnett
What a video!! I wil have to watch it a few more times to understand all the things you explained. There was so much to take in and I just loved watching all the things I can make with my borders. I dug out all my border dies after I saw what you did with them. I also didn't know they could be connected to make longer borders. I love when I learn new things. I'm trying to make Christmas cards but it is almost 90 here in Florida. So enjoyed you calling me. Got to go make something shiny! Love the next class!
5/5
— Inga Russ
Love to watch Emma Lou demo these classes... great team work to all those behind the scene... love that I can go back and rewatch it... this is my first online class... thank you
5/5
— Donna Middlestadt
Great class! Love all the new ideas!
5/5
— Vicki Pittman
This was an amazing class. I can't wait to start creating the Ruffled Carnations.
5/5
— Rolanda Pettersson
I thought this class was awful....sorry. Certainly not worth 30.00. I could never follow what page she was on. In the cutting guide, we marked our cuts such as 6b, 5 a, and so forth, then they were never referred to. She just kept flipping pages and saying put this here. What, where? It was giving me so much grief, I just turned it off and did my own design. Is there any way to get a refund. I know I will never pay again when there are numerous free tutorials that are so much better.
1/5
— Lynn Lajoie
I really enjoyed this class! I can't wait to begin making baskets and boxes. Thanks for sharing your time and talents with us, Heartfelt creations family!
5/5
— Donna
I choose this class because it looked so complicated but Emma Lou shows how easy it is. I’ve had the classic rose stamps and dies for quite some time and this class demonstrated the tips and tricks to make those roses even more wow! Also I had been considering getting the golf tools and am excited to start practicing with those, Thank you for such a wonderful class. Looking forward to my next one.
5/5
— Stephanie Beck
Thank you so much Emma Lou, this was my first live class and definitely not my last ! I loved everything you showed today but especially the coloring with the pencils, ink and dove blender. I have struggled with that but now looking forward to coloring my heart out !! Thanks again and Happy Canadian Thanksgiving !
5/5
— Yvonne Jackson
Another wonderful class - as usual for everything Heartfelt Creations does. This was my third class, but the first I was able to watch live as I was not working. Loved learning all the different ways to make flowers look so different when starting out with the same stamps and dies. Great tips from Emma Lou (and the other guests who were trying things at home) on using the molds, types and kinds of paper, using stamens, glittering - easy and time saving tips. Looking forward to the next class.
5/5
— Diana Shoaf
Emma Lou and her team are doing a fantastic job of showing how to best use the beautiful Heartfelt papers and flowers. Emma is endlessly patient and always interested in what the students ask. She addresses questions asked by students during the online class. Very good course and instructor. Looking forward to the next one.
5/5
— Karen Rowe
Loved the class, awesome ideas, easy to follow, but I am slow, so being able to go back and re-watch is a plus for me. Thank you very much.
5/5
— Candace Noon
I loved this class with Andrea! She explained the process so well and gave us options for this project. This was my first ever on line class with Heartfelt and it was everything I thought it would be. Will be rewatching and crafting along with it next time! Thank you so much
5/5
— Kelle Giese
I can’t wait to make this project. It’s so beautiful and I took down many notes so that hopefully my slider and card turns out like Emma Lou’s. She explains everything so well and demonstrates the techniques she uses. I’m a visual person so I love that Emma Lou shows how to use the various tools, stamps and dies to achieve such stunning projects.
5/5
— Mary Pankow
Thank you Emma Lou for sharing tips and tricks once again. The wealth of knowledge you share is priceless. My particular favourite was the peach flowers and loved how you shaped them. I loved all the different ways to shape the flowers and I am keen to experiment the techniques shown today with other flowers. All the best for the birth of your baby and I do wonder if it will arrive with a crafting tool already in its tiny hand. Thank you again Rachel
5/5
— Rachel Weaver
It is always fun and educational to take a class with Emma Lou. Every time one ends, I anticipate the next one!
5/5
— Marla
This was a wonderful class filled with ideas and tips for creating the necklaces as well as for other Heartfelt Creations projects. The teaching was clear and simplified for all listeners. Delightful and inspiring
5/5
— Lucille Lever
I loved learning a new way of using the flip fold inserts! I would never have thought of combining then to make a mini album! I also loved that Emma Lou showed how different inks acted on vellum, and that she explained the differences in vellum papers sold by Heartfelt. I love to make things, but I’m not good at coming up with my own ideas. Heartfelt Creations classes, whether in person or online, always give me confidence that I can achieve beautiful results.
5/5
— Donna Jensen
The class is so inspiring and enchanting. Emma Lou has such a thoughtful process in her step-by-step instructions, I feel like I have all the tools at my fingertips to create magic with all the Heartfelt Creations stamps and dies, not just the Woodsy collection. I would recommend this online class in a heartbeat. I am so proud to say I am a Heartfelt Creations family member. Thank you for bringing us these amazing classes.
5/5
— Julie Quin
Another great class Emma Lou. I already signed up for the Blazing Poppy class. I thank you for the condolences for my 16yr old dog & ty to everyone else. She was my family & am know am at home alone everyday day until spouse gets home. Once again it was a very informative class. I would never had thought to punch holes in the paper & put flowers in it.As always you explained everything so it was easy to follow. I love getting the discounts as a platinum member. It has more than made up the price for it
5/5
— Robin G Hunter
I’ve just finished the live class for the flip fold albums. I loved it. It was great to see and have the steps broken down so now I can make albums that look beautiful and are so special. Thanks for making it easy as those inserts can look a little scary.
5/5
— Lesley
This class is a must for anyone who wants to uncover the amazing world of creating pocket albums. Even more, the class includes tag designing that can be customized for any occasion or purpose. Just tuck the tags in the pockets to complete a gift that friends and family alike will love to receive. This was my first online class, so having both helpful instructions for advanced preparation and the live demonstration was so helpful. Thanks for offering such an excellent crafting opportunity.
5/5
— Helen
Awesome class . I love the new dies.
5/5
— Barbara Shaffer
This is an amazing project that is different and creative. I love that Emma Lou takes us step by step and shows us the special techniques to make the project easily as well as beautifully. Each class is unique and well done. I highly recommend watching and then creating. If you have not taken an online class you are getting all you can from your products. They are absolutely awesome. Thank you HFC for taking the crafting world to spectacular heights with your products and teaching. Next class please.
5/5
— Mary Lee Makinen
Thank you so much Emma Lou for being so inspirational!!! This was my second class & I learned so much more.You gave me the courage to use my 3D stamp paint that I have had for months & to cut my beautiful Christmas papers from your collection
5/5
— Iva Akana
Another amazing class presented by Emma Lou! The techniques and tips were all great, but I especially loved the realistic look of the last technique used on the concord and lilac posies colored flowers. I have taken several of Emma Lou's classes now, and each and every one is amazing - I can't wait to see what she has in store for us for the rest of this year!
5/5
— Chris Wittrock
Love the Heartfelt classes. The class makes a very difficult looking project come to life right before your eyes. I haven't been able to participate with a live online class since they are always during my working hours. But I've had no problem at all watching the video and following along. Emma Lou explains everything so well that it makes crafting a lot of fun! Thank you Emma Lou and the Heartfelt Team for all you do.
5/5
— Tammy Moore
Thank you so much, Emma Lou, for the fabulous 8x8 Insta Album online class! You are an amazing presenter, with very clear and precise instructions and guidance. I was so impressed with the instruction sheet before the class with all of the placements for cutting the papers - it took away all the fear of exactly where to cut each piece. This was my second class and would highly recommend these classes that give hints and tips to creating our own works of art! I love all that Heartfelt Creations stands for.
5/5
— Lorraine Haydon
Another amazing class! I love these classes. I always learn so much and it’s great to be part of such a wonderful community.
5/5
— Amelialesley
I have to admit that I was skeptical about doing an online class as I wasn't sure that you would really be able to get a personal feel for the class but I was so impressed by Emma Lou. Her ability to teach at a pace that everyone could follow along and make everyone feel as though they were the only ones in the class. I love her personality and seeing how much she has grown and I love that she's a real person who genuinely seems to care about her customers wants and needs. Can't wait for the next class.
5/5
— Julianne Patton
Another fabulous online class! There are so many techniques included in this - Making a photo frame, magnetized belly band, two different flower shaping techniques.... Andrea makes everything look so easy!
5/5
— Cathi Diener
I have learned how to ruffle the edges of my leaves and how to put the flower pot together. I LOVE, LOVE your classes I have watch all four so far. I look forward to Christmas mini album in December ( will sign up after this email). I truly appreciate Emma's precise instructions. And I absolutely love your company. I order as much of your product as I can and have enjoyed each and every one.. Last month I ordered the card kit for the first time and enjoyed that as well. Keep the good work up. Thank you!!!
5/5
— Kathy Conway
This was the third Heartfelt online class I have taken and all have been beyond expectations. They have all been so informative, making some difficult tasks , such as shaker cards, so easy with new techniques. I love the fact that you can go back as many times as you need to in order to complete your project. You seem to have thought of everything!
5/5
— Rosemary Corda
I have taken both classes on the flip fold album. The first class I have watched it over and over again while putting my first book together great reference tool. The paper class was okay many tech difficulties happen making it hard to follow lost you twice. Hope replay will be better. . but great staff help with trouble. . Also pdf file was very good would like to see ones for the other flip folds A, C, E, and F. Showing how to lay them on the paper is great! I now have a new way to do photos thanks!
5/5
— Mary
What a great class! Thanks to Emma Jane (and Tracy!) for the great class. I can't wait to get started on the umbrella! Also again thanks for the generous $15 off the class and free dauber offer with $100 order. So nice. I really enjoy all of the class comments and suggestions! Such a great teacher and I learn so much. This was my second on-line class and signing up for the lilac class today! Cannot wait to see next week's new offering! Happy spring! Beth
5/5
— Beth Gibbs
This was an awesome class. So many techniques were taught in this class that I will need to watch the video over and over until I have perfected or made them my own. The classes give me a variety of ideas on how to use one die and stamping set over and over while each project looks totally different. I took this class because I wanted to learn how to make foam flowers and particularly how to color them so mine look as beautiful as the design team. Can't wait to start making flowers and a mini book.
5/5
— Theresa Wellbrock
Thank you for a very interesting class. I learned a lot. It is so fun to make flowers with Emma Lou. She is a very good teatcher. I look forward to next class. I love your stamps and dies. Thank you!
5/5
— Kristin
I thought the class was great. I did have 2 periods where the screen was loading. One time was over 5 minutes.. I did go back last night and rewatch beginning as the first on occurred while doing page 1 in book and it played just fine so I know I'll be okay rewatching it. Again I thought it was well put together.
5/5
— Carol Spears
OMG!! what a wonderful class. I really enjoyed it. I have learned so much today. I have the beautiful dies and had no idea where to begin. Emma has explained everything so well. Love her outfit too so pretty. Can't wait for the Dec. class.
5/5
— Nancy E Borakowski
I’ve taken every online class and I’ve never been disappointed! I would encourage those that are hesitant, to try one! Emma Lou is very detailed in her instructions and gives you alternative choices along the way. The best part is that you can replay the class as you you work on your project . If you take the class before the deadline, you can apply half of the cost of the class to your new purchases! Now that’s a SMART DEAL!!!
5/5
— Sandy S Reel
Once again, wonderful! A funny haha. I left the window open after purchasing. I forgot about the date of the class. All of a sudden I heard Emma Lou's voice coming from my computer. :D I was able to watch the start and finish. Just need to go back for some of the middle. Just love the way she explains each step of the process and gives alternative ways to accomplish the same thing. I understand why comments are no longer avail, Maybe a forum for ones to post questions after? Merry Christmas to ALL!
5/5
— Sharon D Lytell