17 Thrilling Shadow Box Ideas: How to Make a Shadow Box With Style

Creating a shadow box display offers a brilliant, practical way of showing off some of the decorative items that you want visitors to your home to see. These are relatively easy to make and give tremendous end results when done well. We have gathered together some of the very best shadow box ideas to get you started. There are useful tips on how to make them, together with images to inspire you to get started. You will see how to make a tasteful, attractive shadow box that you love with absolutely no fuss. Take a look at these 17 ideas and you will soon be making your own fun, stylish shadow boxes.

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Use Pine for the Shadow Box Frame

The starting point is with the material you use for the shadow box frame. Pine is a great choice. You then cut it into sections before putting it together as a box frame.

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Or Use Cardboard

You might think that creating this item out of cardboard will give you a lower-quality finish. Yet, if you follow the right steps to glue and paint it, the end result

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Choose a Theme

What theme will you use to create a beautiful decoration that you love looking at day after day? Flowers are a common theme, as they add instant warmth, color, and a

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Design a Shadow Box for the Kitchen

You can find different types of shadow box ideas that work wonderfully in any room in your house. For example, if you want to design something creative for your kitchen,

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Make a Design for a Kid’s Room

You can have a lot of fun exploring ideas for adding this kind of decoration to a youngster’s room. This is a chance to use bold colors, include their favorite characters

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Make a Special Gift

Another neat idea is to make a personalized shadow box as a gift for someone special in your life. The image featured above is from L’albero di Sa’s explanation on how to

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Use Keys as Features

You can use just about anything like the features you put in the center of the shadow boxes you make. The use of old keys is a clever move, as it gives the finished

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Add Lights

If you want to draw more attention to your shadow box, you can add some lights to it fairly easily. The image above is from a project by Carrie MakingLemonade, a

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Shadow Box Coffee Table

While most people put a shadow box on the wall or a shelf, you can use them in other ways too. In fact, one of the cleverest shadow box ideas it to make a table in this

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Add Your Memories

A shadow box offers the perfect place to keep some special memories on display at all times. The image above shows the simple yet attractive box made by Ronja Lotte using

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Dedicate It to a Beloved Pet

A tasteful shadow box can work well as a lovely tribute to a beloved pet who is now departed. The image shown is from the project completed by Dawn Shupick to remember

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Bring Your Instagram Pictures to Life

Deciding what to put in your shadow box may be a sticking point that causes delays to the project. Hometalker The Blissful Bee gave us the neat idea of using this as a

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Use an Old Window Frame

You don’t need to buy a pre-made box or photo frame for this task provided that you are creative. This is a nice idea shown above from Hometalker Bonnie Shirley Coates.

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Get Creative

This is a great opportunity to get creative and produce something wonderfully unique to look at. The project above is from The House house. It involved taking an image of

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Use a Drawer Shelf

The ideal solution for your shadow box could be staring you in the face all the time. Hometalker DIY Passion used a couple of drawer shelves as the starting point for

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Use Fun Colors

If you want to add some fun and color to your home, then this is a fine way of doing so in style. The image above reveals how Margotpotter added life and color to some

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Try Different Shapes

You don’t need to feel restricted to only using square or rectangular boxes for this project. This image is from Christina Pennywise, and it shows us how it is possible

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