Be Yourself Shadowbox Frame

Designed By:
Skill Level (1-5): 2
Time to Complete: 1-2 Hours (allowing for drying time)


Step 1. Remove front from shadowbox, lightly sand to remove any imperfections or rough spots. Wipe with clean cloth.

Step 2: Paint both sections of the Frame with White Ultra Chalk Paint.

Step 3: Sand the frame and box to remove any brushstrokes. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

Step 4: Apply the Gold Wax Paste over the surface of the frame. Let dry. Sand lightly, wipe clean and buff lightly.

Step 5. Trim a piece of card stock from the 8 ½ x 11 Art-C Card stock pad to fit inside the shadowbox and adhere with adhesive.

Step 6: Cut a piece of Jute Twine to approximately 25” long and adhere over the edge of the card stock. Try to hide the seam where the card stock meets the back of the frame.

Step 7. Trim a piece of card stock from the 6 x 6 pad to 3 x 5 and adhere several layers of Foam Tape to the back, elevating it approximately ½” from the back of the shadowbox.

Step 8: Adhere in place, add the sunburst sticker from the Art-C Sticker Set on the base, so the rays peak out the over the edge of the paper.

Step 9: Trim photo and attach to the top of the first layer using Foam Tape, embellish with hearts from the Gold Sticker set.

Step 10: Use a second piece of paper from the 6 x 6 pad and a piece of lace to create a border for the bottom of the photo, refer to sample for inspiration. Position on the bottom of the photo as desired.

Step 11: Cut two hearts from scraps of paper and layer them over the top of the center of the lace strip with foam tape.

Step 12: Re-assemble shadowbox according to manufacturer instructions.

Step 13: Embellish glass with “be yourself” sticker from the Gold Sticker set, centering over the hearts in the background. Embellish with a glittered heart from the glitter sticker set.


What You Need


  • #25531 Art-C 8 ½ x 11 Cardstock Pad
  • #24890 Art-C 6 x 6 Cardstock Pad
  • #25561 Art-C Gold Hearts Stickers
  • #25969 Art-C Gold Wax Paste
  • #27002 Art-C White Ultra Chalk Paint


  • #25547 Momenta Glitter Words Stickers

Other Supplies

  • Natural Wood Front Loading Shadowbox Frame
  • Photograph
  • Sandpaper
  • Cardstock – 5” x 7”
  • Double Stick Tape
  • Foam Tape
  • Jute Twine