Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Yacht Club Shadowbox

Ahoy, friends!  I'm up on the 
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 with a nautical shadowbox that I’ve decorated with pieces from

I started with a 10X10 shadowbox frame with an 8X8 inset. 
 I removed the back of the frame and used it to begin building my design on! 

 I chose the“Nantucket” paper for the main background and then began adding
 clusters of embellishments.  I also added a border to the top and bottom
 of the paper with the Woodgrain Washi Tape.

To the lower, left corner I used the largest label die from the 
Designer Label Set #5 and die-cut the design from side B of the 
“Alphabet Letters” paper.  Next, I layered on one
 of theEphemera label pieceswith foam adhesives.  To the center of it, the
 chipboard sailboat and various stickers and enamel dots were attached.

Now that the inside of the shadowbox has been decorated, it was placed back
 inside of the frame.  I outlined the front of the glass with a trim of red/white/blue 
twine and some fabric glue.  

To finish off the shadowbox, I covered the front of the frame by cutting a piece
 of the “Swimsuits” paper(side B) to just slightly less than 10”X10”. 
 Next, I cut an 8”x8” square from  the very center of the paper and then attached
 to the front of the frame. The edges of the  paper were inked with a walnut ink
 to carry out the rustic, nautical feel!

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2 comments:

  1. Whoa, THIS IS AWESOME!!! What an amazing and very masculine gift to give!! You have made this with such skill and precision, looks so perfect!! You are amazing and this will rake a place of honor whoever the receiver is - it is just that GOOD!!!

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  2. This is fantastic! You did a great job on it!

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