Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Dreams Are Made of This!

Sometimes we chatter away and share little bits and bobs about the projects we're sharing. Letting you know what's special, what we liked etc etc

Today...we're going to stand back and let this project do the's full of amazing chatter don't you agree?!

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Sweet Dreams Shadowbox
GlueArts Designer: Andrea Budjack

Glue Arts Supplies:

Vellum Adhesive

Perma Tac
Ribbon Adhesive

Additional Supplies:
Pink Paislee - paper
Basically Bare - felt and chipboard pieces
7gypsies - shadowbox
Epiphany Crafts - circle, pennant punch
Prairie Bird Boutique - wrinkle ribbon
Papertrey Ink - cardstock
Word (Consolas) - sentiment
metal tin
vintage buttons

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1. Cut paper and cork to fit inside squares of shadowbox. Using Glue Arts Perma Tac, adhere together, stitch and adhere to shadowbox.

2. Using Glue Arts Vellum Adhesive and shaped die cuts, cover each piece with layers of adhesive, paper and glitter (moon only). Stitch. Layer each item into large part of shadow box using Glue Arts Raisen's. Continue using Raisen's to adhere buttons to stars.

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3. Punch out pennants and add to stick pins. Add to cloud.

4. Create fabric garland by stitching layers of fabric together and cutting slits into it. Scrunch garland and adhere to large part of shadowbox using Raisen's.

5. Fill tins with buttons. Apply Glue Arts Ribbon Adhesive and add trim. Add Raisen's to back of tin and add to small parts of shadowbox.

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6. Print out sentiment onto cardstock and punch or cut. Adhere to shadowbox using Perma Tac.

7. Add photo to cork portion using stick pin.

8. Add ribbon around shadowbox.

Truly beautiful isn't it?? We're blessed to have such a talented team of Designer who take our GlueArts Adhesives and  turn them into beautiful art. Truly!

Leave us a comment today and let us know how you would use ourGlueArts Raisen's for your next project! We'll enter you to win two pack of our Raisen's along with a pack of our U Cut It Foam! Both products are perfect for adding just a bit of dimension for your crafts and more! We'll pick one random winner next Monday!


  1. Wonderful shadowbox--love all the details and the soft colors. Perfect use for Raisen's.

  2. Oh, Love the Shadow Box! It's so Pretty! :0)

  3. What a gorgeous project! So soft, lovely & creative!

  4. I am making a shadow box full of items from our beach trip. the Raisen's would be perfect! Thanks.

  5. Fantastic project! I would use raisens on any project that I need a little depth on.

  6. I love Andrea's work and this shadowbox is no exception. Lovely! I would love to create a shadowbox using Raisen's!

  7. Too pretty for words! Andrea always includes so many fantastic details!

  8. Love Andrea's work. Great shadowbox, I love the cork!

  9. I love the shadowbox. What a great way to get the glitter to stick. And those little round boxes--I've seen those at Michael's--what a great use for them. Thanks for showing us.

  10. OHHH! what a great idea for these raisen's!!! I can't wait to use them on my family photo frame that I need to make for my MIL! THANKS for the chance to win:) sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com

  11. Gorgeous shadowbox! Raisens will be perfect for the mailboxes I am making (out of cereal boxes). Thanks for the chance :)

  12. What a sweet shdow box. Love all the elements used.

  13. i would use raisens to elevate embellishments. the shadow box.

  14. Love this project! I so wanna make one of these, definitely need some raisen's to make it perfect!

  15. Beautiful Shadow box. The DT know how to pick such pretty colors. TFS AJ!