This Mixed Media Shadow Box is Sure To Make You Smile!

Who's ready to create a shadow box? We are, we are! Dive into this awesome tutorial that Thuy, from our Art Room, created using a combination of new dies from Tim Holtz and Katelyn Lizardi! So grab your Big Shot and check it out:

Sizzix® Big Shot™ Machine

Sizzix Framelits™ Shadow Box, Mini by Katelyn Lizardi (#662776)

Sizzix Thinlits™ Funky Floral #2 by Tim Holtz (662701)

Shadow Script #2 by Tim Holtz (662685)

Funky Floral #3 by Tim Holtz (662702)

Funky Floral by Tim Holtz (662700)

Funky Floral #3 by Tim Holtz (662702)

Mixed Media #5 by Tim Holtz (662688)

Other Materials Used:

  • Cardstock (Gold, Maroon, White)
  • Liquid Adhesive
  • Glue Stick
  • Heat Tool
  • Distress Oxide (Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers, Black Spot, Cracked Pistachio)
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Modeling Paste
  • Palette Knife
  • Mini Collage Glue Stick
  • Gold Foil
  • Black and white ribbon
  • Blending sponge
  • Metallic Marble Adhesive Sheets

Step One:

Die-cut the pieces for the shadow box

Step Two:

Using a soft brush, evenly coat the metallic marble paper with white acrylic paint. Allow the paint to dry.

Step Three:

Apply Distress Oxide Inks randomly onto shadow box pieces. Spritz the paper with water. Dry the paper with a heat tool. Repeat the same steps until desired results are achieved.

Step Four:

Die-cut out of a white cardstock, the floral lace from the Mixed Media #5 set. Lay the die-cut stencil over the shadow box pieces, and spread a generous amount of modeling past over the surface of the stencil using a palette knife.

Step Five:

Using a glue stick,apply a layer of glue over stencil areas. Rub gold foil over the areas with glue.

Step Six:

Die-cut the Funky Florals out of black cardstock. Using a paint brush, flicker white acrylic paint on the florals.

And ta-da makers! There you have it! A fun shadow box ready to be displayed or sent in the mail! What are you making this weekend? Let us know in the comments below. If you aren’t already, make sure you’re following us on InstagramTwitter and Facebook for sneak peeks, tutorials, pictures and more of these awesome new dies! Don't forget to hashtag and #sizzix if you share your makes and projects on social media so we can see and reshare. 

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