Saturday, May 16, 2009

Patriotic Shadow Box

While shopping with my daughter yesterday, I saw some shadowbox type frames and was inspired to make one with Our Daily Bread Designs' Patriotic images. The box is 1/4" deep with the middle striped layer 1/8" above the In God We Trust Image and the God Bless America sentiment. The eagle was stamped with Vintage Sepia (Versafine), and the sentiment was stamped with Tuxedo Black (Memento).

The Patriotic Moxie dp was bright red and white stripes, and since I prefered a vintage look, I distressed it by rubbing Old Paper and Tea Dye (Ranger Distress Inks) directly on the paper to age it a bit. As you can see, I made the window with a layer of acetate. I have the hardest time photographing that stuff. *grin*. The corners were made with a Martha Stewart border punch, and I blinged it up a bit with Black Rhinestones (Kaisercraft) and Star Brads (Stampin' Up!). I also trimmed the edge of my box with Night of Navy grosgrain ribbon (SU). That's it.

Thank you so much for stopping by!
Hope you're having a fabulous weekend!
Happy Stamping!!
Tosh

Supplies:
Stamps - In God We Trust and God Bless America (Our Daily Bread Designs)
Paper - Moxie dp, Mystic Dark and Kraft (prismatics), Neenah Natural White
Ink - Vintage Sepia (Versafine), Tuxedo Black (Memento), Old Paper and Tea Dye (Ranger Distress)
Accessories - Brads (SU), Black Rhinestones (Kaisercraft), Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Martha Stewart Border Punch, Scor-Pal, Grosgrain Ribbon, Dimensional Tape

9 comments:

Lorie said...

Oh, my...another gorgeous sample!

StampOwl said...

what a great find Tosh, love the finished project

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

What a wonderful and patriotic shadow box! Great find, Tosh!

Cindy Haffner said...

Love your patriotic shadow box Tosh, awesome job. Hugs Cindy xxoo

Julia Aston said...

What a wonderful creation Tosh! love the corners and patriotic colors - as well as the great stamps!

Amy Sheffer said...

Oh my! This is incredible, Tosh! What a great project!!

Rose Ann said...

This is so lovely in the shadowbox, Tosh!! I love the depth and dimension!! Beautiful!!

Conniecrafter said...

Oh wow this is so cool, love the stamping of sentiment over the image!

Angella D. Crockett said...

This is toooooo stinkin' cool! I love the corners and the star brads!!!! Pretty awesome!!!

 
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