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Christmas Wonderland! (And Christmas Magic Shadowbox!)

Filed under Art Projects, Christmas, Collage Sheets, Featured Artwork, Giveaways, Newsletters, Teri Calia

I’m handing the newsletter over to Miz Bella, to tell you about Teri Calia’s Christmas Magic Shadowbox (and the related new Christmas and shadowbox goodies)!

Design Team Emeritus Teri Calia is once again offering up something that you’ll want to make a bunch of to hand out as gifts for the holidays! (Really, this one is easy!)

How adorable is the Christmas Magic Shadowbox?! Made with the Mini Wooden Printers Type Tray Shadowbox, that sits on a Miniature Wooden Easel. Teri backed the tray with paper from the Christmas Wonderland Pad and created two new collage sheets for this piece, Christmas Favorites and Tiny Christmas Labels. The Christmas Labels are in a vintage style, — from “Naughty to Nice Elixir” to “Bottled St. Nick Laughter” — and they fit a wide variety of bottles.

Aside from loving the piece itself, my most favorite part of the shadowbox is…the mischievous cat pawing at the tissue from the gift bag! Its cuteness is just too much to handle, I can’t look at it for very long or I shriek like a banshee that I need one and scare Slim Daddy.

I’m also wanting to try out the Flower Soft, which is perfect for fluffy snow. Teri said it works great on top of the Dimensional Snow Writer as well, as you can see in the snow under the bottles.

Christmas Magic Shadowbox Supply List

Visit Teri’s blog to see more pictures and read about her Christmas Magic Shadowbox!

Posted by Leslie, October 15th, 2015

64 responses to “Christmas Wonderland! (And Christmas Magic Shadowbox!)”

  1. Francine perri says:

    I would love to win this my fav breed wold be a la. I have a chic lab named bosco who will be 13!!

  2. Connie says:

    We have a border collie and great pyrenees on our sheep farm. Would love to see either one miniaturized!

  3. Ina Good says:

    I am a cat lover I have Smokey a beautiful Tabby so that would be lovely to see in minature and I have arctic my faithful loving companion cat who will be 20 this yr. I lovingly call him the old cat…He is perfect for Halloween because he is a black cat with beautiful green eyes so black cats are perfect for Halloween minatures!

  4. Jennie says:

    A Puggle!

  5. Traci says:

    I Love that little printers tray-gotta have it! I also Love cats so any cat item I will buy so get them anything cats and I will buy them. I have 6 cats and they are a variation of Tabby except one who is calico. Love my kitties!! >^..^<

  6. Peg says:

    Love the entire thing Christmas is my favorite holiday. I would love to see an English Springer Spaniel that looks like my Chloe 🙂

  7. cathy smith says:

    I am ready for Christmas! What fun!! I would love to see a lab, a scottie, or a terrier. Those all awould be gifts – but the cat in the box works just fine for me!

  8. jean marmo says:

    Oh my goodness! In love with this! That mini painters tray is delightful!! Our fave has to be a golden retriever. We have one who will be 15 in December!!

  9. Andrew Francesconi says:

    I love this giveaway. I love making miniatures especially at Christmas. My favorite dog is my black Lab. Would love to see a miniature one. Keep up your ideas.

  10. Kim Lucak says:

    Sweet, love the shadowbox and Christmas 🙂

  11. Sunny says:

    GREAT idea, especially since it’s time to start making Christmas things.

  12. Jen R says:

    Love to see some Cocker Spaniels in different coat colors

  13. jennifer says:

    Such a sweet shadowbox! We love labs in our family and also boston terriers!

  14. Karen says:

    Very cute little shadow box and would be fun to make one for myself. As for pets, I love both dogs and cats, but for now, a Corgi dog would be very cute – I could put a big red Christmas bow on her.

  15. Karen Crowder says:

    Always the cutest “little” things.

    My fur babies are a sweet, sweet pit bull and a chocolate lab mix.

  16. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    Love this giveaway so much. A Bengal kitty allows me to live with him. His name is Spyro.

  17. KIM says:

    My cats would defiantly be checking out that shadow box also.
    Anything new brought into the house has to be checked out by them.
    I would like to see a gray British Short Hair,like my cat Gracie.

  18. Kristie N says:

    My favorite, mini things. I think a Bichon would be adorable is this kind of setting. Love this giveaway!!!

  19. Emily Ann says:

    Love the miniature box! I was going to say a tuxedo cat but I see you already have that! Very cute!

  20. Gail S says:

    Immediately fell in love with the Christmas tray. As for fur babies – Schnauzer. I have 2 – Cooky & Coco.

  21. Noreen says:

    Thank you so much for drawing my name! I particularly like the Jack O’Lantern beads. Teri’s shadow box is so cute, and my favorite detail is the tiny old books.

  22. Julie F. says:

    Love this adorable mini shadowbox! The kitty is the cherry on top. I love all animals, but have a couple of Pugs that are senior citizens, along with us.

  23. Laural says:

    I want to make this right now! Wonderful pets are a must in a home..cockatiel-Willow, dog-Chiweenie-Abbee, tabby orange cat-Miss Kitty and black cocker spaniel-Cricket, I love my menagerie

  24. Lana says:

    I’m owned by 202 pound Great Dane and his brother is an exotic shorthair cat (different fathers, please don’t tell them). LOVE this giveaway, just like all of your giveaways, it is gorgeous…but I miss the Halloween ones. :~(

  25. Lori D. says:

    What a great giveaway! I adore miniatures. I’d like to see a butterball German Shepard puppy in mini form. Maybe a whole litter! Thanks for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  26. angelic says:

    Love Christmas and shadowboxes. I would love to see a golden retriever as a miniature.

  27. Lou Anne says:

    This is a fabulous idea! I love this giveaway. I’m a cat rescuer so any type of cat would be appreciated.

  28. Tanya says:

    My miniature would be a German Shorthaired Pointer. My 13 y/o German Shorthaired Pointer just crossed over to the Rainbow Bridge this morning and I already miss him terribly.

  29. Kristie says:

    Love the Christmas items. I would want a Yorkie. They fit just about anywhere. 😉

  30. Charlene says:

    What a cute shadowbox… Kittens of any kind all curled up sleeping together.

  31. Dennis L says:

    Cute shadowbox! Would like to see a boxer, but without cropped ears. We currently have no fur babies.

  32. Bonnie Ashurst says:


    Thank you

  33. Cats, cats & more cats!! Always!

  34. Ginette P. says:

    I’m already working on my Christmas ornaments. Made Laura Carson “Perfumerie” and I’ll be decorating it for this year village.

  35. Janet Turner says:

    I can’t wait to start on Christmas projects. I love the great ideas that you share in your newsletter. Thank you!

  36. Scotties please! White and black. We started the year with two white girls and two black boys. Sadly, we lost one of our girls and one of our boys this year. I’d love to make a little shrine with black and white. 🙂

  37. Karen Mallory says:

    That shadowbox is so cute! I would love a Siamese cat. Mine passed this year. She was 14 years old.

  38. Mary Helene says:

    I would love to see a standard size poodle for the project. So glad to see Christmas projects.

  39. Sandylynn says:

    Wow, it’s like being in a candy store. Love the shadowbox. It looks like it would be so much fun to gather all the goodies for it and do.
    Bumper is a apple head long hair black & white chihuahua with a too short muzzle and a tongue that sticks out because of it with ears that flop forward. One of the joys of our family.
    Your site is always so much fun to look thru not to mention how easy it is go a overboard at.😁

  40. Carol Rowland says:

    Miniature Schnauzer – you so seldom see them and they are great companions.

  41. Roxanne says:

    Oh my soooo cute! Love the whole Christmas shadow box!
    I would love to see lil’ Greyhounds! They are Very hard to find. I’ve been doing Italian Greyhound rescue for many years. They are the sweetest furkids! Somehow I actually found a greyhound craft die! 🙂 Thanks for the chance!

  42. Terry McM says:

    Would love to see a Yorkie! I lost mine a few years ago, and still miss my Maggie! Love the Christmas box,


  43. Sharon McDonagh says:

    I currently have two sweet cat sisters…but grew up with dachshunds, so that’s my vote for a miniature.

  44. Laura West says:

    I love this, our sweet boy is part akita and part german shepard. I don’t think I will ever see a miniature like him, but anything close I would definitely love to see!

  45. karen says:

    How about a yorkie. I love your creative energy. Wish I had more. Thank You

  46. Megan Warren says:

    I’d love a grey striped tabby to match my furbaby.

  47. I would love to see a border collie or great pyeranese (?) in miniature

  48. Cynthia Xavier says:

    I’ve never done a shadowbox but I want to do this one. It is adorable! I have a kitty named Lily. She is a tuxedo grey and white with green eyes. She is the love of my life.

  49. Marilyn H says:

    I’d love to see a beagle and a tortoise-shell kitty.

  50. Luanne says:

    I’m thinking a shadow box would be a cute Christmas gift all done up!

  51. Connie K says:

    Cha-HaHa!! I have two tiny chihuahuas – Ruby and Reese, Ruby because she is red and Reese because she chocolate & peanut butter colored. They are litter sisters and they bark when the wind blows!! Love them to pieces:)

  52. Sokat says:

    After years of adopting mix breeds from the pound, our newest fur babie is a Jack Russell. Wow, given the level of energy, any shadowbox highlighting him would have to have lots of scenarios where he is the king of the house.

  53. Gilda says:

    I lost my 20 year old cat several years ago and have not been able to get a new pet just yet. I love daschunds and think that would be a great miniature. This is a fantastic giveaway.

  54. Christy says:

    An Irish Wolfhound and an Akita. Love the Christmas shadow box.

  55. Phoebe Diamond says:

    A bunch of Tibetan Terriers in all cold mixes. My two boys are sweet and furry with lovely tails. Zorro is black and white, Rocky is white and sable. They are the best!

  56. Lisa R. says:

    This is a really cute giveaway!! My fur baby is a chocolate lab. Would love to see more cat and dog minis in different positions. I love the kitty that hangs off the edge with his paw. Fingers crossed for this one!! I really, really, want this one. “Sigh”

  57. Nancy S says:

    I just love,love,love the Christmas shadow box! My fur babies are a Chihuahua and a Dachshund. What fun it would be to include them in a Christmas vignette.

  58. Barb J says:

    I would love to have a Welch Terrier! And I would put his picture in my Christmas shadow box.

  59. Carol Slowik says:

    I just love Christmas and this giveaway! When the kids were growing up we had a golden retriever named Jiminee a red and white siberian husky named Bilbo Baggins and a cat named Misha. I would love to see any dog or cat breed as I love all animals!

  60. Starqueen says:

    Beautiful Christmas shadow box with gorgeous goodies! I love my black kitties, but I would love to see a Golden Doodle (or any Doodle) in miniature.

  61. Beth Jones says:

    Love, Love, Love Christmas!! Always make ornaments and “pretties” Smiles,Beth

  62. Leah Fein says:

    Thank you again for offering these chances to win things. I would love to see miniatures of black-and-white tuxedo cats that’s my favorite kind of cat

  63. Sara H. says:

    I love this shadow box! I will one day own a black giant schnauzer once I own a home with a giant yard, so how about a black schnauzer or a Scottie. They look so similar, especially when/if they are mini.

  64. Michele says:

    How purrfect! I have 3 black and white male tuxedo cats so I can relate to this darling shadow box! Christmas is my favorite holiday for decorating and this shadow box would be the best!