Butterfly Shadow Box

Butterfly shadow box

What You'll Need:

Wooden Shadow Box
Pastel Print Cardstock
5'' Butterfly with Brown Feather Tip
4 1/2'' Orange Butterfly
2 1/2'' Orange Butterfly
2 1/2'' Yellow Butterfly
2 1/2'' Blue Butterfly
White Acrylic Paint
Green Acrylic Paint
Paper Trimmer
Adhesive Foam Dots
Hercules® Double-Sided Tape
3D Glue Dots®

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Butterfly Shadow Box

Bright colors and butterflies, oh my! Lighten up any space with a Butterfly Shadow Box! Not only will you advance your crafting skills, you will brighten everyone's day too!
  • 1 Paint shadow box

    Paint the shadow box with white paint on the inside and green paint on the outside edges. Let dry.

  • 2 Trim & attach cardstock

    Trim two sheets of the yellow print cardstock into 5 1/2" squares and attach them to the back of the large openings using double-sided tape.

  • 3 Add large butterflies

    Stack three to four foam dots onto the center and wings of the two larger butterflies and position them inside the large openings

  • 4 Add small butterflies

    Place a Glue Dot® onto the back of each small opening, in the center. Bend the wires on the small butterflies and push down onto the Glue Dots® to hold them into place.