Monday, May 16, 2011

Wedding Shadowbox w/Your Memories Here

Whew! I am plum tuckered out after a long weekend...after both a graduation party & wedding, plus a movie date with my mommy in law before she headed to New York for work, I am posting this late so please forgive me! A busy weekend, but full of fun! So, I am back again this week with another frame for Your Memories Here...except this one is a shadow box & was quite the undertaking for me. However, I love how it turned out & I hope the bride & groom from Saturday night's wedding love it as well, because that's to whom it was given!!

Supplies
Cardstock & Script Paper - The Paper Studio
Shadow Box Frame - Michael's (actually a t-shirt frame & LO's fit perfectly!)
Black & Gray Flowers - Recollections
White Silk Flowers - Michael's
Leaves - Wilton
Stickles - Ranger
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz (walnut stain)
Adhesive Rhinestone Swirls - Joleene's
Adhesive Die Cut Scallop Border - Echo Park (for the record kit)
Adhesive - Glue Glider Pro, Aileen's Fast Grab Tacky Glue, Scotch Double Sided Tape
Vintage Metal Button - Stash

I absolutely adore Prima products & they were just perfect for this frame! I loved the gorgeous paper & the mini roses are so fabulous. You can get plenty of beautiful Prima products RIGHT HERE at the YMH Store so make sure to visit! The inspiration for this frame came from one I seen at Michael's. And if I can say so myself, I don't think theirs was as nice, plus they wanted $20 for it! I decided to create my own version & am so glad I did! And those cute little spiral green stems you see as accents? Those are simply the wire stems from the Prima roses! Yep, just cut them off, curl them around a pencil, stretch out a little bit, & adhere with some strong, fast drying glue. I really like the realistic look they give to the flowers, don't you? By the way, those cute rhinestone swirls, they are a new product from Joleene's I believe, well at least new to my Michael's, & are very dimensional & made out of resin, or something similar. Love that they were adhesive too. Very cool.


I had so much fun creating this frame for the YMH DT & for our friends...I can't wait to see what photo they add to the shadow box from their amazing & gorgeous wedding! Thanks so much for stopping by to visit me again today & I hope you check out the YMH Store. There are always fab products at amazing prices up for grabs, with wonderful shipping too! And don't forget about the YMH DT Inspiration Blog...we'd love to have you come take a peek at what we've been up to. I am blessed to be on such a talented DT because those other gals' projects are so amazing! I'll be back soon with another fun project & until then, lots of hugs, blessings, and Happy Craftin'!

I'm also entering my shadow box into the following fab challenges!
Catered Crop - FTR#12 (red, brown, ink, die cut scallop border)
If the Shoe Fits - Black, White & a Splash of Red
My Graffico - Anything Goes
Paper Issues - Summertime (summer wedding, flowers!)
Top Tip Tuesday - Flower Frenzy
Penny's - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Cupcake Craft - In the Garden

13 comments:

Dawn said...

Beautiful!
Thanks for playing at My Grafico!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

acreativeneed said...

Gorgeous!! Beautifully detailed!!
Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafty Creations challenge!
smiles,Deena

Samantha said...

Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, what a lovely card,so pretty hope we see you next week too! Hugs Samantha :0)

PS Please consider turning off word Verification too! page on the top of our TTT blog to tell you how if your not sure...:0)

sari said...

What a stunning creation!! Love the colors and the amazingly lovely flowers! Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs & Sunshine!/Sari

Faye said...

What a stylish project. Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week. Good Luck! x

Brodders said...

Love it x Bet you are looking forward to relaxing a bit now ?
Thanks for joining us this week at Cupcake Craft Challenges. Good luck x

Rachel Izakowicz said...

Lovely project! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week x

Cath said...

Beautiful! :)

Linda McClain said...

Oh my, how amazing. Just gorgeous! Thank you for sharing it with us at Catered Crop.

lesleyworth said...

gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous! An amazing piece that I'm sure the bride&groom will cherish! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

If The Shoe Fits... Scrap it! said...

Congratulations! Your art work was selected as Shoe of the Week at the Shoe!

Laura said...

So cool! I'm sure they'll love it! I never tried a shadow box before... I think you just made me more curious :). Yours looks gorgeous!

Oh and thanks for stopping by my blog :)

Hugs,
Laura

Gretchen said...

oh wow! gorgeous!!!

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