Easy Shadow Box Cards – No Specialty Dies Needed! + Giveaway

Hello! Today I am sharing easy shadow box cards of different sizes. No specialty dies are needed!

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[If the video isn’t showing up, click HERE to watch it. All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. As always, I appreciate your support of my videos!]

Shadow box cards can seem daunting, but they really are quite easy to do… and fun!

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


FLYING BY CARD – Shows how to create a shadow box card with moving elements. (3 1/2″ x 6 1/4″)
Featuring:
Hero Arts April 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts You Lift Me Up Stamps (HA)
Hero Arts Forest Shapes Background Stamp (HA)
Trinity Stamps Black Eyed Baubles (TRN)
Simon Says Stamp Mini Slimline Dies (SSS)
Taylored Expressions Mini Slimline Envelopes (TE)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


FLYING BY CARD – Shows how to create a simple shadow box card.
Featuring:
Hero Arts Bug You Stamps (HA)
Hero Arts You Lift Me Up Stamps (HA)
• Copic Markers
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


I MISS CARD – Shows how to create a shadow box card with moving elements. (5″x’7)
Featuring:
Hero Arts April 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts Cloudy Sky Scene Dies (HA | SSS)
Trinity Stamps Black Eyed Baubles (TRN)
Hero Arts Unicorn White Pigment Ink (HA)
Ranger Perfect Pearls (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


LONG TIME CARD- – Shows how to create a shadow box card with a moving element. (5″ x 7″)
Featuring:
Hero Arts April 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts Graphic Reef Stamps (HA)
Hero Arts Cloudy Sky Scene Dies (HA | SSS)
Trinity Stamps Black Eyed Baubles (TRN)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


GRATEFUL CARD – Shows how to create a simple shadow box card with amoving element.
Featuring:
Hero Arts April 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts Soft Landscape Window Fancy Die (HA)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Easy Shadow Box Card Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HERO ARTS KIT

This post features the Hero Arts April 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit. This kit is valued at $83!!!!… but only costs $34.99. You can see all the details HERE. The kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. And they sell out fast! The stamps and dies are not sold separately. (Remember that Hero Arts does have a subscription option with FREE US shipping. Find out info HERE.)

HERE is the kit. All this is valued at $83, but costs under $35…

There are also many great new products available that coordinate with the kit. You can find them all HERE.

BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY

This post is part of a blog hop… and the next stop is the blog of Mansi Bhatia! You can start the hop at the beginning on the Hero Arts Blog.

Hero Arts will give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by 4/11/21 at 11:59pm pacific, and the winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the Hero Arts products which were received from the company. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Hero Arts April 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Bug You Stamps
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Graphic Reef Stamps
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Line Art Flowers Stamps
[ HA ]
Hero Arts You Lift Me Up Stamps
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Forest Shapes Background Stamp
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Soft Landscape Window Fancy…
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Cloudy Sky Scene Dies
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Oval Infinity Dies
[ HA | SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Mini Slimline…
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Ink
[ HA | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn Jellyfish Ink
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Unicorn White Pigment Ink
[ HA ]
Mini Ink Blending Tool
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Ink Blending Domed Foam
[ SSS ]
Gina K Blending Brushes and Stands
[ GNK | SSS ]
Ranger Perfect Pearls
[ SSS ]
Design Master Clear Finish Matte Spray
[ SSS | AMZUS ]
Scor-Pal Scoring Board
[ SSS ]
Altenew bone Folder
[ SSS | ALTN ]
Sketch Copic Markers
[ SSS ]
Anna Griffin Empress Machine Accessories
[ HSN | ANN ]
Taylored Expressions Mini Slimline…
[ TE ]
Simon Says Stamp Mini Slimline Envelopes
[ SSS ]
Inexpensive Accent Heavyweight Cardstock
[ AMZUS ]
Simon Says Stamp Fog Cardstock
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Pitch Black Cardstock
[ HA | SSS ]
Trinity Stamps Black Eyed Baubles
[ TRN ]
Hero Arts Handwritten Mothers Day Stamp
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Handwritten Fathers Day Stamp
[ HA ]


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185 thoughts on “Easy Shadow Box Cards – No Specialty Dies Needed! + Giveaway”

  1. I’ve been wanting to do more shadow box cards, so I am so excited to learn how you make yours! Thanks for sharing your fabulous ideas!

  2. Jennifer, your shadowbox cards are so much fun. I can’t wait for my kit to arrive! These stamps are a different style than ones I have at home. They will be so much fun to design with.

  3. Honestly, every MMH that comes out is so unique and fun! I love the playfulness of this kit! Your cards are wonderful and adorable! I must get some add ons !🤗

  4. Love them all, but the butterfly one is my favorite! It is so colorful and cheerful. Need to make some shadow box cards – it’s been a while.

  5. what a great set and great ideas on how to use it! I love the graphic and clean look of the stamps in the set.

  6. These are so fun! I love these charming designs! This looks like such a fabulous kit with so many possibilities!

  7. These look so fun! Thanks for including all yaur comments about why you chose certain items and specific inks and papers.. It’s really helpful as a newer card maker who doesn’t always consider these things. Love the geometric sin this kit.

  8. Dear Jennifer – I am not sure where you get the time or energy, but I can say that you always impress. You helped to coordinate an auction this weekend, got this video with numerous cards in it prepared and were a mom, businesswoman and wife… shew!! Love these cards. Glad I get the kit from HA monthly… this one looks like another winner. I wish I could order all the extras, but maybe I will win one of the hop prizes and get some goodies at no cost! Love the fish, butterfly, other butterfly, cat/dog and dragonfly cards. This is a SENSATIONAL way to do movement cards!
    Thanks!!
    Lori S in PA

  9. I love this idea and as you showed a good way to use up scraps, etc. for the backgrounds. So pretty. Thank you.

  10. You are so creative!!! I love the muted stencil look on the dog and cat card and the colors you used for the background of the dragonfly card!!

  11. These cards made with Hero’s new kit are gorgeous! Love the bright colors you’ve used. I look forward to watching the video, my “bedtime” ritual is watching crafty video’s before I head to bed. Thanks for all of the inspiration!

  12. Well Jennifer….I never miss any of your videos and as soon as I started watching this one….I immediately order the kit!! I will refer back to your many exciting examples to make interactive cards with this kit!! You rock the card making world!!

  13. Amazing cards. Love them all. Fantastic tips on making shadow box cards. Thank you . You are amazing. Love the new kit.

  14. I love how easy these cards are. Lots of WOW! With very little effort. This months Hero Arts kit is very different and apealing. Can’t wait to try these ideas.

  15. Thanks so much for sharing these shadow box cards. Your video makes it look so easy. I can’t wait to try making one myself. Love the style of this Hero Arts kit, too. It works well with the bright and cheerful colors you’ve chosen.

  16. I love these bright colors and the simplicity of the stamps. I will be making a shadowbox card very soon. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

  17. So fun. Such a different set. Not what I’m use to but I love the colors. I can’t wait to receive my kit. I Love the easy shadow box.
    Thanks Jennifer. (as always)

  18. very fun! thank you so much for the video and all the inspiration .. when I grow up I wanna be JM!

  19. I am going to have to try this. My great grandkids would like something like this. This Hero Arts kit is packed full and the ideas are flowing. Thanks for sharing.

  20. Love the Hero Art Kit, they always come up with something unexpected. You make the shadow boxes looks so easy, hoping I will come up with something half as great. Thanks for a wonderful video.

  21. Such great cards again, Jennifer! Thanks so much for participating and sharing your talent. I love them all, but that fish card has to be my favorite!

  22. I love all these cards. You are so talented and creative. The only problem is I always want to buy all the stamps and dies you feature!

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