Welcome to the Creative Craft hop! On the third Thursday of the month a group of fun bloggers get together and share some really fabulous crafts with you. This month I’m sharing how to make a Halloween Shadow box.
Before we get started I’d like to thank Sara from Birdz Of A Feather for hosting this hop each month. We could not do it without her!
If you are coming here from Carol’s at Blue Sky At Home, welcome, I’m so glad that you are here!
Now let’s get started!
Halloween Card Stock 12 x 12
Glitter – Black, Silver and Orange
Hot Glue and Glue Gun
Acrylic Paint – Black and Orange
Using black acrylic paint, paint the shadow box black.
Set aside to dry.
Paint your haunted house black and your Boo! sign orange.
Using the inside measurements, cut your card stock to fit inside the shadow box.
Once you have it fitted to the bottom of your box, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the base.
Then place your paper on top of the Mod Podge.
Using an old credit card, I pushed out any air bubbles.
Let dry, then apply a coat of Mod Podge to the top of the paper and sides of your shadow box.
Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the top of the Haunted House and Boo! sign then sprinkle on glitter.
Gently shake off any glitter that is not stuck to the signs.
Set aside to dry.
Once the haunted house is dry, apply a thin bead of silver glue to the outside edge of the haunted house .
Immediately sprinkle on silver glitter, try to keep as much of the silver glitter off of the black glitter as possible.
Using Hot glue, hot glue the haunted house and Boo! signs to the front edge of the shadow box.
I added a small bow to the upper edges for a little color.
You can always display your finished haunted house shadow box as is, however I found a few other ways to have fun with it!
First I found this small Halloween scene projector at the Dollar Tree.
It looks super cute with it shining off to the side!
Or you could add a few tea lights behind the haunted house cut out to light up your house!
Either way, this haunted house shadow box is sure to be a great new addition to my Halloween decor.
Let the Halloween decorating begin!
Now please join me in visiting Gail at Purple Hues and Me as well as all of the other hop participants to see what they have created this month.
Until next time….
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