Pet Memorial Shadow Box

Dawn Shupick
by Dawn Shupick
3 Materials
1 Hour
Our family recently said goodbye to our beloved four legged pooch. I wanted to create a memorial shadow box in her honor as well as create one for a pet that we lost five years ago. I love the way both boxes came out!
This is the shadow box I picked up on sale at Hobby Lobby for Tucker's Memorial Shadow Box. I first removed the backing of the box and cleaned the glass on both sides using Windex.
I still had Tuckers favorite toy a tennis ball packed away.I had to cut the tennis ball in half in order for it to fit in the shadow box. I carefully used a utility knife to cut it in half.
Next I pined an 8 X 10 picture of Tucker to the padded box backing.
It took several pins to get his collar to lay flat enough for the box.
Here is the tennis ball pined into place
Here is Tucker's shadow box all done!
Here is the shadow box I got on sale at Hobby Lobby for Paris.
This is what the shadow box backing looks like out of the box. It came with a few pins.
Here I have pictures, her collar, and her favorite toy laid out trying to figure out how to get the stuff to fit in the shadow box.
Here is Paris's shadow box all done and hung up. It was hard to get pictures of it the glass reflects everything!
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  • Denise Denise on May 23, 2021

    This is such a great idea. I’m going to try this. Thank you for sharing. I unfortunately understand the pain from the loss of a fur baby

  • Linda Thomas Linda Thomas on Mar 11, 2024

    My Vet and staff sent me a card, took paw prints, and I have some of Chloe's fur that I'll make a keep sake shadow box.