Saturday, May 1, 2010

P3 Challenge May 2010 - Shadowbox

It is the 1st of the month, time for a new challenge from Paper Cubed! I'm especially excited today because it's my very first Design Team assignment!

The challenge is......create a SHADOWBOX! 

Now, I've never done a shadowbox before, but I've always wanted to try one. This is what challenges are meant to do, challenge you to step out of your comfort zone once in a while!  Try it, you'll be amazed at what you can create!

Here is what I came up with...

I modified Dawn Griffith's Shadowbox Card template/tutorial from SplitCoastStampers, click HERE to see the basic instructions.


CTMH Products:
Cardstock: Cocoa, Bamboo, Colonial White, White Daisy
Exclusive Inks and markers: Cocoa, Desert Sand, Bamboo, Ponderosa Pine, Olive, Garden Green, Topiary, Sweet Leaf, Black, White Daisy.
My Acrylix Stamps: D1067 Racoon and Friends, D1298 Beautiful Things
Z906 Bamboo Waxy Flax
Z1114 Piercing Tool Kit
Z679 Liquid Glass
Z903 Soft Chalks (Summer)
3505 Watercolor Pencils
1171 Waterbrush
3174 Blending Pen
Z1151 3-D Foam Tape
Z534 Micro-Tip Scissors
Z1252 Cutting Knife
Z1279 Versamat

Other Products:
Oval Coluzzle Cutter (retired CTMH)
Flower Soft in Summer
Sizzix texture plate
random twigs from my backyard! (I knew I had a good reason to put off the spring clean-up :)

Now, go on over to the P3 Challenge blog and check out what the super-talented design team has to inspire you!  The gals have come up with all very different takes on this challenge, and they are all fabulous!  You're bound to find  one that will spark your creativity!  You've got until the end of the month to create your own 3D Shadowbox and upload it to the gallery. Winners will be announced by June 5.


  1. I love this, I love the texture of the paper, the twigs added to the sides, all the layers for depth. Great work!

  2. Wow this is absolutely GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing it.

  3. This came out great! It would make a great father's day gift.

  4. Hi Lorrinda
    This is fantastic! The twigs were an inspirational touch, I love all the earthy colours and texture.

  5. Your shadowbox is awesome! I love it! What a fantastic scene you created! ...thank you for stopping by!

  6. This is wonderful! I saw your link on the CTMH BB. The detailed shades of your colors are so beautiful. I really need to practice that because it just gives artwork that polished touch. TFS!

  7. Awesome job, Lorrinda. Hee, first shadow box too. You really nailed this challenge is a huge way!

  8. what an absolute masterpeice. Its so beautiful
    Lisa ;)

  9. AMAZING!!! Wow, I am impressed by this creation. It must have taken a long time to put it all together. It looks fabulous!

  10. This is just an incredible work of art! All the layers are wonderful and the addition of the twigs is genius!

  11. much texture on your card. Gorgeous.

  12. Oh my goodness! Wow! This is gorgeous girl! Happy to see you played along with us at The Treehouse. Hope to see you again next Thursday for another fun Treehouse Challenge!

    Yaneri -DT Member

  13. wow-this is out of thiw world AMAZING. love all of the incredible detailing here with those gorgeous colors, cutwork and twigs. VERY creative, awesome masculine take. LOVE THIS!!!


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