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. Such cute cards and such a neat technique. I’m stopping by on a work break, but look forward to swinging back by a bit later when I can spend a bit more time and watch your videos.

  2. You have done it again Jennifer! I love the card ideas, tips and tricks, and tutorial you posted for the Shadow Box cards. I loved the tunnel card video/tutorial you did not too long ago and am in love with how easy and creative this latest Shadow Box tutorial is. Thank you for all the wonderful ideas!

  3. Thanks for sharing your time and talent. I can’t wait to make a Shadow Box card for my niece. Your videos are always helpful and easy to follow.

  4. Beautiful cards again Jennifer. I wait patiently each week for your next installment so I can watch and learn. I am amazed at how you can pick up any product and make it into something so beautiful. You have inspired me to try so many things. The latest being the gel press for backgrounds. I have come up with some designs and really pleased with the results thanks to you. I am a long time fan and admire your work. Can’t wait to see what is next!

  5. I’m so happy I found you on YouTube. You are my inspiration. You have made some of the most beautiful cards I have ever seen. Your videos are so easy to follow. I just cannot say enough about you because if it wasn’t for you I wouldn’t know what a shaker card is. These shadow box cards are next for me. Thank you for the inspiration

  6. Jennifer, you always inspire me. I did purchase the Hero Arts Kit so I can create these cards. You are the reason that I love to do card making, I have learned so much from you. Thank you

  7. Well, I am giving this a try. I have so wanted to do one of these. I just love the way you put them together. I just know now that it takes practice, years of it. So, I am practicing. Thank you so much for your inspirations. They are so wonderful

  8. I love how you used this kit! These shadow boxes seem so easy to create! Fantastic cards!

  9. Hello from Freeland, Michigan! I love your techniques for card making! Your instructions are always on point.

  10. A great return to shadow card ideas. I haven’t done one for a long time and will now. Cute cards.

  11. You never disappoint, Jennifer. Love the products in this month’s Hero Arts kit. I learned a new way to create
    a shadow box. Always inspiring us.

  12. Thank you for another informative video on how to make a shadow box card. I am always looking for ways to make fun and unique cards for my grandkids,

  13. Another amazing set of cards, Jennifer! I love these fun shadow box cards! A clever design! I will certainly try it out soon! Thanks so much for the inspiration! Stay safe! 🙂

  14. I love these cards!!! I am going to use this concept to make a birthday card for my sister-in-law. Thank you.

  15. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the shadow box folded cards…thanks for sharing your amazing talent with us. This will definitely be high on my list of cards to create…..thank-you so much for the inspiration.

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