Daisy Mae Designs · Papercraft Society · Shadow Box Decorations

Hi everyone, last week I made these beautiful Light Up Shadow Box Cards.

So many of you have been making and sharing your wonderful versions, it’s been lovely to look at them all.

I wanted to use my Daisy Mae kit again and create a special card.

I also turned this into a shaker box, which is optional but it really does look lovely with all the faux snow inside.

I’ve made these shadow boxes before and I also have a deconstructed style, which I used t make this style, which allows you to make any size you like.

Check out my playlist below.

I love this one using the Robins and the birdbath!


Papercraft Society Kit 12 available here.

Made To Surprise paper pad here.

Rice lights, I’ve changed the link as these selfish sellers have decided to increase the price of the ones I brought, not once but twice since I shared the link, if you want to pay £15.99 that’s your choice, however out of principle I’ve found another seller for you to try, you can choose your colours, you get 14 for £10.99. If the price changes again please let me know and I will find someone else. Check them out here.

Faux Snow available here.


2 pieces of 2.1/2 x 8.1/4 card for the sides of the frame. Score along the short side at 1/2″, 1″, 1.1/2 & 2″

2 pieces of 2.1/2 & 4.1/8 card for the top and bottom of the frame.

Score along the short side as before at every half inch.

Then score along the 4.1/8 side at 1/2″ & 3.5/8 just down to the second scoreline.

1 piece of 8.1/4 x 8.1/4 card, scored along one side at 4.1/8 for your card base.

1 piece of 3.7/8 x 8 pattern paper for the background of your scene.

1 piece of 4″ x 8.1/8 mirrored card for the frame.

1 piece of 3.7/8 x 7.7/8 acetate.

1 piece of 6.3/4 x 11″ card for the base of the box.

Score at 1.1/4 on all 4 sides.

1 piece of 6.13/16 x 11.1/16 card for the lid of the box.

Score at 1.1/4 on all 4 sides.

Check out my full tutorial below.

I coloured the images using my Arteza coloured pencils.

I hid the battery pack on the back of the card, you can easily cover it with some pattern paper f you would prefer.

These make wonderful keepsakes and can be made for many different occasions.

Happy crafting



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