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Shadowbox Fun | Scrapbooking

Wedding invitations can be absolutely gorgeous.  We spend all this money for invitations, and then sadly, they all get tossed into the trash.

One of the things I've been doing recently for my friends is creating shadowboxes with their wedding invitation and a picture.   I've done this for my sister, my friend Danielle, and my friend Erin's brother and sister-in-law (if you remember - they're the ones who got married in a CASTLE), and they've all turned out super cool, each one unique to the recipient.

My friend, Jamie, sent out beautiful inviations in black and white, complete with ribbon.  So, I set out with a black shadowbox, and was able to adorn it with multiple colors, since each of her bridesmaids had a different color gerbera daisy bouquet. 

I chose a Core'dinations black for the base...which had pink inside.  I sanded it, and viola.


The pink came right through :-)

I took my Heidi Swapp Color Shine sprays and some of her Color Magic flowers, sprayed, and stuck 'em in between the two pieces of the invitation on the one side ~~


I'm still obsessed with the gold Color Shine, btdubs.  Sprayed it all over the top of these flowers.  I'd've sprayed it all over the damn place, but I refrained.  Love that stuff so much.

On the other side, I put a picture of Jamie & Rich, plus the ribbon and monogram that held the invitation together.

The "Love you" card on top of the picture is from the Project Life Midnight Edition.  Love those PL core sets - they can be used with anything, not just PL!!

And here's the whole thing!  Yay!  I was leery of having too much negative space, but couldn't figure any embellishments that didn't make it look overdone, so I just left it.  

There you have it, folks.  Another fun shadowbox by yours truly, preserving another memory of a wonderful day.

Happy  Friday!  Enjoy the weekend!