Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

shadow box "vision board"

Any time is a good time to make a vision board, but the beginning of a new year is the best! Create this shadow box by adding photos, items or anything that will help you keep your goals in the forefront. You can personalise further by adding words to the front glass using your Cricut® and vinyl.
Step 1

First, type in any words and/or locations you want on the front of your shadow box in Cricut® Design Space™.

Step 2

Choose a font and size the design to fit your surface.

Step 3

Now, click ‘Make It’ in the upper right corner and then click ‘Continue’ in the lower right corner of your screen.

Step 4

Place your sheet of vinyl, grid-side down, onto your cutting mat and load it into your Cricut® machine. Select ‘Vinyl’ as your material and follow the prompts to cut out your design. Once the machine has finished cutting, gently peel the vinyl away from your mat.

Step 5

Use scissors to cut away the vinyl around your design. Next, use your weeder tool to peel away the remaining negative space surrounding the design. When you’re done, only the design itself should be left on the backer paper.

Step 6

Cut a piece of transfer tape that’s just a bit larger than each layer of your design. Peel away the tape’s backer paper and place the tape, sticky-side down, over the cut-out design piece. Burnish the vinyl so that it’s completely stuck to the tape.
TIP: Make sure the glass on the shadow box is clean and free of lint or dust.

Step 7

Now, gently peel the white backer paper from the design layer, which now should be stuck to the transfer tape.

Step 8

Hold the transfer tape with the design over shadow box to determine where you’d like it placed; then press it onto the glass. Burnish the vinyl once more to make sure it’s completely stuck to the glass and gently peel away the transfer tape.

Step 9

Add your photos and other items to the shadow box. Hold them in place with the supplied pins, or use adhesive.

Step 10

Raise one photo over another with adhesive foam squares. Stack the squares as needed to get desired height.

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