Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Girl's Day Shadow Box Card

Even though I don't have any daughters or granddaughters, I still like the Japanese tradition of celebrating Girl's Day on March 3rd (third day of the third month). Eating pretty, sweet mochi is my favorite part of the day.
I also love making shadow box cards. They remind me of dioramas I used to make for the library book competition....miniature scenes were my thing.  Lawn Fawn's shadow box die set makes it super easy to produce the frame work.  I used a Kaiser Craft printed double sided card stock because it had a sweet cherry blossom design. 
All the images and the sentiment came from a Mari and Me wooden handled stamp that's been in my collection for years.  I stamped the kimono part on a piece of printed origami, fussy cut it out and glued it on to the girl before fussy cutting her out.  Copic pens were used for coloring the rest of the pieces before they were attached to the die cut green paper pieces.
The neatest part of this card is that it folds flat for mailing.  I think you'll have fun making shadow boxes too.  Look for the Lawn Fawn die set in HM Ben Franklin Crafts. Oh yeah, don't forget that you can attach a mini calendar to the back of the card.....if you have any calendars leftover...LOL!
Happy Girl's Day!


eunice said...

Your Girls Day shadowbox card looks great! Love that Mari and Me Girls Day stamp and that Lawn Fawn die. Shadowbox cards are always fun to put together and that Lawn Fawn die makes it so easy! Thanks for the inspiring girls day ideas... I'm still struggling to finish my stuff by this weekend! Hope you get lots of yummy mochi and manju to enjoy on Girls Day!

yyam said...

Ooooh...I need to try out one of these cards...yours look great!

P/s: Didn't know about Girl's Day. You totally had me at eating sweet mochi part. Guess it's never too late to start celebrating.;)

Annette Allen said...

wow what a great shadow box. I need to try this too. girl you make me want to craft right now. LOL