Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Heartfelt Creations...Shadow Box Wedding

Good morning crafty friends! Today I'm showing you a Shadow box that I made for Heartfelt Creations using a wedding theme. As you can probably tell, I'm a neutrals kind of gal when it comes to this kinda thing...black/white/tan are my definite go-to colors. I added lots of book print flowers, flourishes and Heartfelt Creations' beautiful die cuts. Here are quite a few pictures showing various close-ups and the whole project:








Book page daisies:


Final product in the shadow box:

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Shadow box instructions: (you'd better grab a cuppa joe~)

Cut designer paper to 8" X 10". Adhere doily to top right corner, ephemera die cut on top of that and then the photo. Add white lace and then slightly overlap black lace over it. Die cut the Bella Rose shapes in both black and cream card stock. While the cream card stock is still in the die, sponge exposed areas. Adhere them to base. Cut out all sizes of Daisy Patch dies from old book print pages. I stacked the pages because they were thin, you'll need about 12 of each shape. Assemble flowers in a descending order, pulling up the edges gently for dimension. Add pearls to the middles. Adhere to Bella Rose die cuts. Add gem flourishes. Punch antique brad through paper and anchor. Sponge a chipboard heart with Walnut Stain distress ink, spray with adhesive glue and add glitter. Sew a piece of pom-pom trim across the center and add twine adorned button. Stamp sentiment onto Labels Eighteen die cut, sponge edges and shadow stamp small design from the Palace Entry PreCut set. Adhere to lower left corner with dimensionals. Lastly add pearl stems from behind the daisies.



Stamps: HCPC3443 Palace Entry PreCut Set, HCPC3354 Classic Message PreCut Set (Heartfelt Creations)
Paper: Mocha Morning dsp (Stampin' Up!), Black, Vintage Cream card stock
Ink: Walnut Brown distress ink (Ranger), Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: HCD712 Bella Rose die cut, HCD703 Daisy Patch dies (Heartfelt Creations), CRB-03CA-108 (Long Flourish Crystal V - Clear), PE-02CB-101(Dots (Pearl)- White (0.3 cm, 0.5 cm & 0.8 cm) Zva Creative, Antique brad (SU!), book pages, pom-pom trim, chipboard heart, lace, black lace, pearl stems, doily, Ephemera die cut (K & co.), button, twine, Labels Eighteen Nestability (Spellbinders), shadow box, dimensionals, dauber, glitter
Size: 8" X 10"
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20 comments:

  1. This is breathtaking! I love the soft colors and all the additions to the project! Just a beautiful piece!

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  2. Oh Andrea this shadow box is stunning! There is so much to look at and admire in this piece. I had to add those flower punches to my wish list; they make such gorgeous flowers! Your color choices are so perfect too. You have inspired me once again. I will have to put on my thinking cap. :D

    Oh, I got my ZVA winnings Monday (YAY)!
    hugs,
    Ellen

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  3. Simply extravagantly gorgeous! You rock this color combo!

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  4. Oh My Gosh! That is Gorgeous.
    I have been wanting to do something along this line for years and just never knew how to go about it so this has really inspired me. Thank You.
    After being married for over 40 years I just may get my... 'you know what' in gear and get something going. I have plenty of shadow boxes laying around. I might as well put them to good use.
    Thanks again for the inspiration.
    ColleenB.

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  5. Spectacularly gorgeous, Andrea! I love all the different flourishes, bling, and embellies. Those text paper flowers are fabulous, as are the layered laces. What a fantastic gift this would make for someone!

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  6. This is awesome Andrea. Your attention to detail on this piece is exquisite. Love the pretty flowers, lace, and bling. Just gorgeous.

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  7. This is so extra beautiful!! Maybe I'm just a romantic.... sure gives me an idea to do a shadowbox for my own wedding pics from 12 yrs ago.

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  8. This is such a beautiful project. Happy the couple to be the lucky recipients!

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  9. You are a flower arranging queen, Andrea! Lovely cluster and details on this card. Fabulously done.

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  10. Oh my goodness Andrea! This framed project is absolutely stunning. I can't stop looking at the detail photos, again and again. Wow...just...wow...

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  11. Wonderful project Andrea! Love the book print flowers and all of the sparkle you've added to the layers of loveliness.

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous Andrea!!!!

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  13. Beautiful shadow box- what a lovely way to preserve such a special memory.

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  14. So very luscious - I love your romantic style. Andrea you make gorgeous creations - love those flowers!!!!
    Sandy

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  15. A very romantic creation and I love it. Your really have an eye for this.
    all the best Linda x

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  16. OH MY! Sooooooooo romantic and gorgeous! I LOVE that glitter--and I LOVE love love those flowers! YOU amaze me:)

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  17. Very beautiful -- great idea!

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