Giraffe Shadow Box
By Cricut
ITEM # 1865877P64
Giraffe Shadow Box
By Cricut
ITEM # 1865877P64
Print Description
Crafting Time:
1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
Intermediate

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Cricut Explore® One machine
  • Cricut Design Space™ software
  • Cricut® 12"x12" StandardGrip cutting mat
  • Cricut® Modern Animals digital cartridge
  • Cardstock: Black, red, yellow
  • Watercolor paper
  • Spray adhesive
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Paper straw or small wooden dowel
  • Black glitter tape
  • Yellow spray paint
  • 9"x10-1/2" shadow box frame

DIRECTIONS:
  1. Spray paint the shadow box yellow. Allow to dry.
  2. Cut the paper straw of dowel into three pieces that match the depth of the shadow box – these pieces will give added support to the giraffe image. Spray paint the pieces yellow. Allow to dry.
  3. Go to cricut.com/design, sort project list by “Home Decor”, and click on the Giraffe Shadow Box project.
  4. Follow the instructions in Cricut Design Space™ to cut images from cardstock and watercolor paper.
  5. Have child create art on the watercolor paper – be sure to show them what direction the art will hang in the finished frames so they can decide how to arrange their design on the paper.
  6. Use spray adhesive to layer and adhere yellow cardstock images to make a sturdy frame. Use hot glue to adhere the frame to the front of the shadow box. Embellish as desired with black glitter tape and black washi tape.
  7. Use spray adhesive to layer and adhere giraffe images. Use hot glue to adhere the three cut pieces of paper straw or wooden dowel to the back of the giraffe for added support. Hot glue the giraffe to the frame – be sure to only use hot glue where the image touches the frame and on the bottom of the three support pieces.
  8. Layer and adhere red cardstock mat and child’s art. Adhere to the shadow box.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:


DIRECTIONS:
  1. Spray paint the shadow box yellow. Allow to dry.
  2. Cut the paper straw of dowel into three pieces that match the depth of the shadow box – these pieces will give added support to the giraffe image. Spray paint the pieces yellow. Allow to dry.
  3. Go to cricut.com/design, sort project list by “Home Decor”, and click on the Giraffe Shadow Box project.
  4. Follow the instructions in Cricut Design Space™ to cut images from cardstock and watercolor paper.
  5. Have child create art on the watercolor paper – be sure to show them what direction the art will hang in the finished frames so they can decide how to arrange their design on the paper.
  6. Use spray adhesive to layer and adhere yellow cardstock images to make a sturdy frame. Use hot glue to adhere the frame to the front of the shadow box. Embellish as desired with black glitter tape and black washi tape.
  7. Use spray adhesive to layer and adhere giraffe images. Use hot glue to adhere the three cut pieces of paper straw or wooden dowel to the back of the giraffe for added support. Hot glue the giraffe to the frame – be sure to only use hot glue where the image touches the frame and on the bottom of the three support pieces.
  8. Layer and adhere red cardstock mat and child’s art. Adhere to the shadow box.