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DIY Shadow Box Frame Calendar

Do you have a calendar for 2018 yet? Hi friends. Dana Tatar here today sharing a functional home décor piece. I spent the last couple weeks of December in a vacation haze. I wasn’t really sure of the date or the time many days. Now that the New Year is here, I need to get back on track. I put together a colorful wall calendar to help stay organized.

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DIY 2018 Shadow Box Frame Calendar by Dana Tatar

The strong bond of the Premium Double-Sided Tape and the 3D Foam adhesives are great for use on many surfaces, including wood!

How to Assemble a Shadow Box Frame Calendar

How to stain a wood shadow box frame with watercolor by Dana Tatar

Step 1: Add color to the decorative frame.

How to line a wood shadow box frame with paper and Premium Double-Sided Tape by Dana Tatar

Step 2: Line the inside edge of the frame with paper. Cut pieces of Premium Double-Sided Tape and press onto the frame. Remove the liner from the tape and apply strips of paper over the tape.

How to add a binder ring to a shadow box frame by Dana Tatar

Step 3: Attach a ring binder to the top of the shadow box. Punch holes into calendar sheets and place onto the binder rings. I used monthly calendar sheets from the new Book for Paper Lovers from Flow Magazine.

How to cut and emboss 3D Foam Numbers by Dana Tatar

Step 4: Add the year to the frame. Use a number die to cut the year 2018 from a piece of 3D Foam Creative Sheet from the 3D Foam Creative Embellishment Kit. Remove the liner, sprinkle with embossing powder, and apply heat to set. Alternatively, use the craft foil sheets included in the 3D Foam Creative Embellishment Kit to create metallic numbers.

Die-Cut and Embossed 3D Foam Numbers by Dana Tatar

Thanks for stopping by today! How do you stay organized? Let me know in the comments section!
~Dana Tatar

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®:
3D Foam Creative Embellishment Kit
HomeHobby by 3L®:
Premium Double-Sided Tape 1in. Permanent
Shadow Box Frame (Heidi Swapp); Ring Binder (Tim Holtz); Calendar Pages (Flow Magazine Book For Paper Lovers); Iced Enamels Relique Powder (Ranger); Aqua Plain Jane Stained Glass Medium (Tattered Angels); Harmony Number Die (ProvoCraft)

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