Shadow Box Shrine DIY

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Make colorful shadow box shrines with cardboard and dollar store frames to showcase your favorite photos or works of art. Watch the short video tutorial here:

Step 1

Americana Acrylics in your favorite colors
Allure Dimensional Design Paint (or puff paint)
Hot glue and white glue
Dollar store frame
Craft knife
Copy of post-card or artwork
Paper flowers

Step 2

Take the frame apart
Cut your image the size of the frame cardboard
Mount image on the cardboard with white glue
Cut several strips of 1 1/2" wide cardboard
Cut a cardboard 1/2 circle the width of the mounted art
Hot glue the cardboard pieces together to create a frame around the image
*The 1/2 circle is the base

Step 3

Paint the frame with Americana Acrylics in several bright colors
Add white glue and glitter to the corners of the frame
Paint scallops on the edges in contrasting colors
Use the Allure to add dimensional dots to all of the edges in different colors
Glue in paper flowers, jewelry and game pieces
Hot glue the glass to the face of the shrine
Dot more Allure around the edges of the glass

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