Friday, April 8, 2016

Beach Shadowbox DIY

My brother visits family in Fort Lauderdale three or four times a year.
It feels like a second home to him.
The first time he visited, he brought back lots of seashells and quite a bit of sand.
I thought I'd make him something to remind him of the place he so loves. 

I started with a 5"x 7" shadowbox.

I removed the backside and poured sand into the bottom 2/3 of the frame.
Then I filled the rest of the space with small seashells.

I added a tag that I stamped with "My own piece of Ft. Lauderdale Beach."
I sure wish I had collected sand and shells from all the places we've been.
Wouldn't several of these look cute on a wall with vacation photos?

The weather is getting nicer- it's been in the 80's all week here.
We're heading out for a three day camping trip this coming Sunday, so the weather will be perfect.
Our boys are 16 and 14. I was just telling my hubby that we need to enjoy what few family vacations we have left before they leave home!
I hope you all enjoy your weekend.

Thanks for stopping by and God bless.

Stand still and consider the wondrous works of God.
Job 37:14

 This post is linked to Embracing Change, Life With Lorelai, Artsy Fartsy Mama,
Tatertots and Jello, and Pretty Handy Girl.


Deanies Stash said...

This is awesome!

Crystal Mendez said...

How cute! I bet your brother loved it! Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty Hope to see you back!

cleo said...

Very nice project, I wonder the name of the font you use for the little label. thanks for sharing