Okay- give me a break. It was the fourth. I was being lazy at the beach and I forgot to post! But I did really do my Make It Monday! Anyway... I decided to do this and this for my post. I figured even though they are two separate projects, I did them on the same day, and they are similar, so it should only count for one!
So, I went to Michael's and they were having a sale. Love when that happens and I haven't planned it! Anyway, I picked up some shadow boxes. I still wasn't really sure how I was going to decorate them. I'm creative, but I don't really have the artistic follow-through. So- I decided to buy some of the foam letters. They're pre-shaped, different colors and if I messed up, I could peel them off and throw them away!
|Shadow Boxes and Kid Stuff (right from the shoeboxes where they were stored!)|
Then, I selected the letter colors that I needed and measured how to best present them in both boxes (this took WAYYYY longer than expected!)
|Looks like they letters are getting bigger- but they're not- I was trying to take a picture with a baby on my hip!|
Then, I placed all of the things out before gluing and pinning.
|I still needed to pick up photos from Wal Mart, so they get added at the end!|
Final product was pretty impressive, especially for my not so artistic self! When I finished these, I was inspired to do the memories box. I don't scrapbook, so I always feel bad throwing away momentos from games, shows, museums, etc. This is a nice way to collect them. I think I'll try to fill a box each year. (Who knows if I'll really be able to keep up with that!)
This was the finished product:
|Add stick on letters- and you're done!|