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Iowa Shadowbox

Iowa Shadowbox DIY Supplies:

  • 12"x12" Shadowbox Scrapbook Frame (we used frame #MCS/44--ask us about it!)
  • 12"x12" Scrapbooking sheet, we used a golden-colored sheet
  • 12"x12" white vinyl sheet
  • "Iowa" vinyl by Decorating Your Life
  • Jet Setters Scrapbooking stickers--we used #JST-014 "Iowa"
  • Accu-cut machine, located in our craft classroom (stop by for a demo!)


  1. Cut out "Hawkeyes"  with our Accu-cut machine in the classroom.
  2. Apply "Hawkeyes" to scrapbooking sheet
  3. Apply Iowa vinyl on scrapbooking sheet
  4. Add pictures of your choice
  5. Apply Stickers around Scrapbooking sheet in your choice of design
  6. Place entire sheet in the opening of shadowbox frame, press the wood piece against the back to keep it in place
  7. Close frame and fold clasps over to secure

Helpful hints:

You can coordinate the photos you select with different stickers so the colors are similar and compliment each other. Not an Iowa fan? No problem! We have paper and embellished stickers for other states you can choose from...even other countries! Stop by and ask a Craft Specialist!