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Cinderella & New 6×6 Shadowbox

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Cinderella Kit, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Sale

Wow! Not only a new 6×6 Shadowbox (with beautiful artwork by Design Team Member Rhonda Secrist Thomas) but a FLASH SALE, too!

ALL Boxes & Tins are on sale! And psst! That cute Mouse & Pumpkin Borders Set shown with the new shadowbox, at right, is also included in today’s Giveaway!

The sale includes things like the ever-popular Small Paper Mache House (shown at left — and more highlights are shown below). The sale ends Friday night, February 10th (2017) at midnight PST! See ’em all! Over 30 options!

I love what Rhonda did with the new 6×6 Shadowbox! Filled with so many little treasures (in that row of cubbies, which can be used across the top, down the side, or across the bottom of your shadowbox). And all of those pretty pink posies! (And pink and black and silver chipboard silhouettes!)

Here’s a preview from Rhonda’s Blog Post:

There are so many wonderful items to choose from in this month’s Cinderella Kit. Decisions, decisions. Do I go with the pitiful Cinderella being pushed around, or the magical beauty taking on her destiny? How about both!

And luckily I was using this 6×6 Shadowbox as my base which gave me lots of room for plenty of details and embellishments. And I’ve always been a huge fan of pink and black.

I didn’t want all of my chipboard silhouettes to be the usual “black” so I decided to do some with a bit of color. I used a couple of shades of pink from Tim Holtz Distress Paint Line and for my black silhouettes I used more Distress Paints in Black Soot and Tarnished Brass. It gave a bit of dimension and character to my shapes.

I always like dimension and one favorite “tool” from my creative kit is to use adhesive foam to make images stand out, and also some stand out further than others like the black silhouettes below.

Vintage pocket watches are a great way to create a mini magical creative spot. I used an authentic one but Tim Holtz also has a wonderful faux version.

I love the mix of Lilac Cream Variegated Tiny Paper Roses with other flowers, and a Tiny Metal Mouse peeking out (in the pocket watch). (And of course, the clock about to strike midnight!)

Read more in Rhonda’s blog post and see everything she used to create her lovely artwork in her supply list!

 Highlights from the Boxes & Tins sale!   View All

Configurations Box – 6.75 x 8.75

Large Faux Book Box

Tiny Round Paper Mache Box Set

Tiny Matchbox Theatre – 3 Inch

Hooray for the Cinderella Shadowbox Giveaway!

Beside the basic structure:
6×6 Shadowbox
I’m also including this flurry of pink, silver & black items in the Giveaway package:
Small Cinderella Silhouettes Set (ok… they don’t arrive pink, but Rhonda’s artwork shows them painted pink in the close-up at left!)
Large Once Upon a Time Book Charm
Wild & Free Let’s Be Wild, Cosmic Love & Lights and Into The Wild Scrapbook Papers (used as background papers throughout Rhonda’s shadowbox… and that last one listed is also shown at right)
Midnight #1 Collage Sheet
1 Inch Pale Pink Paper Roses
Fairy Godmother Wand
Thin Looped Pink Dresden Borders
Metal Shoes w Louis Heels.

Oh, yes: The Mouse & Pumpkin Borders Set I promised! It looks so great painted black and silver.

And peeking out behind that pumpkin border, you can just see a bit of Cinderella’s skirt as she is running from the ball, from the Cinderella Silhouettes Set (with a colorful frosting of Sweet Pea Flower Soft. (Yes, both of those are included in the Giveaway, too!)

See photos of everything from Rhonda’s project (including the subset in this Giveaway) in her supply list.

To enter the Cinderella Shadowbox Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY, February 10, 2017)!

And tell me: What will you make from your 6×6 Shadowbox?

Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won the Cinderella Kit Plus Extras Giveaway? That would be Emily D! Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

Posted by Leslie, February 9th, 2017

41 responses to “Cinderella & New 6×6 Shadowbox”

  1. barb macaskill says:

    I am pretty sure that I would do a Rapunzel themed shadowbox! My 4 year old granddaughter, Jenna, is obsessed with Rapunzel so I know she would love to help me make this! Thanks for the chance to create something special for my special girl!!
    macaskillbarbara @ yahoo .com

  2. Jennifer J says:

    So sweetly beautiful!

  3. So cute. Not sure what I will do with but I definitely want to use the watch. Maybe Alice and wonderland with the white rabbit. The watch would be cute with that theme

  4. Anne says:

    Fairy princess box!

  5. Sharon Kaczorowski says:

    My granddaughter would love me to make something special for her with this kit. She’s a princess fanatic! Pink is her favorite color as well.

  6. Kat Cashwell says:

    This is adorable!! I think I would have to do Cinderella! those cutouts are amazing!!

  7. Kim Lucak says:

    The Cinderella shadow box is so adorable!!! Very sweet 🙂

  8. Laural says:

    Rhonda has outdone herself again..I love this beautiful and intricate design

  9. Jen R says:

    I would love to make a Cinderella themed shadowbox.

  10. Luanne Shoup says:

    Make a fairy queen throne!

  11. Deb Young says:

    I’m overwhelmed by the number of projects I’ve added to my “to do” list since discovering Alphastamps a few months ago. Adding this one. Have had my eye on the Mouse and Pumpkin border. Also love the pink and black.

  12. Barb A says:

    Love the shadowbox, but I would make it into an Alice in Wonderland scene.

  13. judy says:

    I have always wanted to do a project kit. This would be a wonderful way to learn from the pros. Thanks for the chance to win~

  14. Carla says:

    Definitely Cinderella!

  15. Peg D says:

    I really don’t know. I love Rhonda’s Cinderella box. It is beautiful but I have no little girls around who would love it or to give it too. I am liking the Alice idea. I have a mountain of Alice stuff from papers to stamps that have followed me around for awhile now. But I am also thinking toward next holiday season and Spring. It would make a lovely garden box with birds and flowers or a house box with some of those windows from the oddities house. It is a wonderful giveaway 🙂

  16. Jennie Ingram says:

    Maybe a Beauty & the Beast shadow box!

  17. LeAnn says:

    I like the fairy tale idea but would probably make mine Halloween themed.

  18. Traci says:

    Easter themed-just in time for the holiday. >^..^<

  19. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    It would have to be Alice in Wonderland, maybe the scene from the Tea Party with the Mad Hatter. What fun!

  20. Lisa R. says:

    Lol Cinderella shadow box!

  21. francinep says:

    I would love to make a Steampunk style shadowbox thank you

  22. Michelle Gajdacs says:

    I would love to do a Cinderella themed box.

  23. Russell Stone says:

    Easter’s on its way.. just sayin.. I think a bunny could find a home in that box. 🙂

  24. Mary Mac says:

    Something with Alice in Wonderland

  25. jean marmo says:

    Simply darling. We have a granddaughter arriving in March – our first grandbaby! Can’t wait to do projects like this with her!

  26. Beth JOnes says:

    What special treasures you all offer!!!

  27. Norita says:

    I would do the ultimate pink blingy Cinderella….Glitz for days…the girl deserves it!

  28. Karen Mallory says:

    What a great giveaway. I love shadow boxes. I would love to make a Cinderella one with mice and pumpkins!

  29. Cheryl Lee says:

    This is very sweet indeed! Love the pink and black also. I am not that into fairy tales, but I love this and would probably make it for one of my little great-nieces. Thanks! And congrats to Emily!

  30. Cathy Sweeney says:

    Would love to make this for my granddaughters room. She really loves this kind of thing. Great giveaway!

  31. Carol Slowik says:

    Mine would be filled with scenes from the ball!

  32. Daylan says:

    The shadowbox will be a fairy tale (including Cinderella) or Alice shadowbox. Thank you for this opportunity!

  33. Denise Bryant says:

    Love this shadowbox! I’d have fun making a special Christmas shadowbox! I’ve been collecting extra special tiny holiday trinkets for a few years now, and I’d put them in this shadowbox!

  34. Nancy E says:

    Just love this!

  35. Kimberly says:

    I love the Cinderella theme. I’d go with that

  36. Emily N. says:

    I love shadowboxes. I’d make a scene that is continued from cubby to cubby with miniature characters in each box.

  37. chark says:

    well, I’m loving this theme, but maybe a Halloween one. Beautiful project!

  38. Jo says:

    So pretty – and perfect for Valentine’s Day! But I would probably make a Halloween themed one from all the stash I have! 🙂

  39. Marilyn Hughes says:

    I would probably do something in miniature with the flowers and flower pots you carry. Maybe a mini garden with the silhouettes as a backdrop.

  40. Jan K. says:

    I would love to make a Valentines assemblage box using all the pink, white, and red fru fru I can find! Love this give away! Thanks!

  41. Marykay chisum says:

    It’s time again to start thinking about spring flowers and garden gnomes!
    Or is it time to think of Halloween and frightening things ?