DIY Shadowbox Centerpiece Step By Step

Making your own shadowbox centerpiece is a great way to save some money on decorations. In this DIY tutorial, we will show you three different designs for DIY centerpieces, all featuring shadowboxes.

For this first shadowbox centerpiece, you will need:

  •  2 shallow box frames
  • Flowers
  • Candleholder
  • 2 fairy lights
  • Floral foam
  • Glue gun
  • Diamond strip

Step 1:

Remove the back of both of the shallow box frames. If your frames have writing on the glass you can use a steel scrubber to remove it.

 

Shadowbox Centerpiece DIY Step 1

Step 2:

Cover the border of both frames with the diamond strip.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Step 2

Step 3:

Place both of the fairy lights inside one of the frames and use a flower to cover up the batteries.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Step 3

Step 4:

Place the second frame on top of the first one to create a box with the lights and the flower inside of it.

Shadowbox DIY step 4

Step 5:

Use a piece of the flower foam and glue it to the top of the candle holder. Once the flower foam is secured to the top of the candle holder you can add the flowers.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Step 5Shadowbox Centerpiece Step 5.1

Step 6:

Place the candle holder with the added flowers on top of the box that you had previously created. You can secure the candle holder to the box with the glue gun or E600 glue.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Step 6

Tada! Your DIY shadow centerpiece is done! Now repeat this process for as many centerpieces as you need. Add candles or other small accessories to personalize it even more.

For this second shadowbox centerpiece, you will need:

  • One 11 inch embroidery hoop
  • Flowers and leaves
  • Glue gun
  • Floral foam
  • Curling ribbon
  • 2 pieces of wisteria
  • 1 shallow box frame box

Step 1:

Secure a piece of floral foam to the top of the hoop with the curling ribbon.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 2 Step 1

Step 2:

Glue the embroidery hoop to the top of the frame box. The box will look like the box from the first DIY with the fairy lights and a flower inside of it.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 2 Step 2

Step 3:

Add flowers around the floral foam. Place the wisteria flowers on the bottom of the floral foam so they are hanging down in the middle of the hoop for extra detail.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 2 Step 3

 

Tada! Your DIY shadow centerpiece is done! Now repeat this process for as many centerpieces as you need. Add candles or other small accessories to personalize it even more.

For this third shadowbox centerpiece, you will need

  • 4, 12-inch dowel rods
  • 2 pieces of floral foam
  • 3 candle holders
  • 1 floating candle
  • 2 shallow box frames
  • Glue gun

Step 1:

Decorate both of the box frames the same way as the first DIY.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 3 Step 1

 

Step 2:

Glue one dowel to the inside corners of the frame. Allow the glue to dry completely.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 3 Step 2

Step 3:

Add glue to the top of all four dowels and place the inside of the second frame on top and allow for the glue to dry.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 3 Step 3

Step 4:

Decorate all of the dowels with the diamond strips.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 3 Step 4

Step 5:

Add one of the floral foams to the inside of the bottom frame and decorate it with flowers.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 3 Step 5

Step 6:

Add the second floral foam to the top of the second frame and decorate it with flowers.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Part 3 Step 6Shadowbox Part 3 Step 6.1

Shadowbox Part 3 Step 6.2

That’s all, you are done! Here are two more options that you can use to decorate the very top of the centerpiece to add variety.

Shadowbox Centerpiece Top 1

Shadowbox Centerpiece Top 2

We hope these Shadowbox Centerpiece tutorials inspire you for your event!  Click here for more DIY centerpiece ideas!

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