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Fabric Shadowboxes

Create these funky canvases for your wall with Mod Podge Fabric.

At a Glance:

#3667 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Yellow Citron, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hot Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Maple Syrup, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.49
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instructions

Other Supplies

Fabric - 1/2" of each, Nicolecrafts™ Wood Wall Box 12” x 12”, Wood letters of your choice, Wood bird - 1 piece, Wood oval frame with a 4” x 5.5” opening, Various embellishments including buttons; rhinestones; paper flowers; felt flowers, White craft glue, Hot glue gun, Craft knife, Blue ribbon – 2 yards, Pink ribbon – 1.5 yards, Scissors

Instructions

Before Beginning: Prepare all fabrics according to the instructions on Fabric Mod Podge bottle.

Bird Frame Box:

  1. Basecoat the sides of the wall box Calypso Sky. While the box is drying, paint the oval frame and wood letters of your choice Maple Syrup. Allow to dry.
  2. Cut the fabric to fit the front face of the box and adhere to the box using Fabric Mod Podge. Allow to dry and then trim around the edges using the craft knife.
  3. Dry brush Hot Pink onto the top and sides of the oval frame. To dry brush, simply dip the brush into the paint then wipe on a paper towel until paint is removed. Sweep over the frame lightly and repeat several times for a distressed look. Allow to dry.
  4. Trim blue ribbon to fit around wall box and down the fabric seam on the front. Glue down with hot glue gun.
  5. Glue the wood letters and oval frame to the front of the wall box with the white craft glue.
  6. Add embellishments of paper flowers, buttons and rhinestones with craft glue as shown in the finished photo. Allow project to dry for 24 hours before hanging.

Daisy Dot Box:

  1. Basecoat the sides of the wall box Yellow Citron. While the box is drying, paint the small wood bird Yellow Citron and the letters of your choice with Calypso Sky. Allow to dry.
  2. Cut the fabric to fit the front face of the box and adhere to the box using Fabric Mod Podge. Allow to dry and then trim around the edges using the craft knife.
  3. Trim pink ribbon to fit around wall box. Glue down with hot glue gun.
  4. Glue the wood letters and wood bird to the front of the wall box with the white craft glue.
  5. Add embellishments of felt flowers, paper flowers, buttons and rhinestones with craft glue as shown in the finished photo. Allow project to dry for 24 hours before hanging.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.