Sweet Little Baby of Mine ~ Shadow Box

Nov 14, 2013

Sweet Little Baby Shadow Box

Baby Close Up

Last night, I finished my first fully constructed shadow box. The shadow box, mini canvas and baby are all constructed of plaster, then painted with acrylic paint and aged with an acrylic glaze. The inside of the shadow box is accented with vintage crocheted doilies, ledger paper from the early 1900’s, flocked flowers, tulle trim, and a vintage perfume bottle perfectly sized to hold baby’s first curl.

The space just below the baby can be personalized with a child’s name if desired. The name will be typed onto vintage notebook paper that has been perfectly aged using my vintage Underwood typewriter.

The vintage perfume bottle is not attached to the shadow box. It sits sweetly inside just waiting to hold baby’s first curl and there is still space left to place other treasured mementos, next to the bottle.

Baby Side view

Baby Side View Close Up

The Outer Shadow Box Measures Approximately 7.25” H x 4.75” W x 1” D and the Inside Canvas Measures Approximately 4” H x 2” W x .5” D. The plaster baby is created from a mold I made from a vintage doll in my collection.

If you wish to purchase this original piece I have it listed in my Etsy Shop. And I currently have a coupon for 15% off your entire purchase through Sunday. Just enter: JUSTBECAUSE at check out.


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  • Theresa Grdina

    LISA!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! I love it! You are so creative!!!!!!!