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July 27, 2012

Newborn Momento Shadowbox



I recently had baby boy #2!  If you're like me, you like to keep little momentos from important events in your life all while avoiding CLUTTER!  I created these shadowboxes for each of the boys to display in the nursery.  This project would also be great for a wedding, engagement, prom or any other exciting event that you want to remember!

What you need:  
Shadowbox (I got mine from Target. You can find them at craft stores too!)
Double sided tape or pins
Momentos  


I like this shadowbox from Target because it has black felt as the background.  Other shadowboxes have plain cardboard, which means more work for me!  

Momentos I used:  hospital ID bracelets for Mommy, Daddy & Baby, footprints, card from hospital bassinet, hat from hospital, pictures 



I hope the boys appreciate these little keepsakes when they get older & we tell them about the day they were born!  


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14 comments:

  1. What a cute idea! I've saved so many of these things from my kids, and I didn't have anything to do with them. I hope I'll be able to find all those mementos!

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  2. All my kids' mementos are haphazardly tossed in dresser drawers! I hope i can find mine too and make some shadowboxes like Molly!

    Thanks Jordan!


    Courtenay

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  3. Hi Molly,
    Love this! Where did you get that frame. I am not so crafty but I love this so much I will try it. Thanks,Holly

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  4. Thank you Molly! This will be my first crafty. Wonderful idea.

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  5. @Holly, I got it at Target! I've also seen some at AC Moore and Michaels. Good Luck!

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  6. Love this!! I will defiantly be putting one of these together instead of having all of my son's things in a bag in the closet! Thank you so much for sharing!!

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  7. What size is the shadow box?

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  8. What size is the frame that you used?

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  9. antoniafelizmam√°August 10, 2013 at 12:58 AM

    great Idea I Might Include MyBaby Girl's FIrst BirthdayPictureOn There As well
    It Sure Is A Great Idea
    Thanks For Sharing

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  10. I found you through Pinterest. Thanks so much for this idea. I just blogged about making one for my little girl.

    http://bonjourgrade1.blogspot.ca/2013/09/i-have-very-hungry-caterpillar-on-my.html

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  11. Thank you so much for posting this idea. I had placed all the keepsakes in a box for my boys. I already bought the shadowboxes and will do it soon. I also thought to add ultrasound pictures to the mix.

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  12. Thank you so much for posting this idea. I had placed all the keepsakes in a box for my boys. I already bought the shadowboxes and will do it soon. I also thought to add ultrasound pictures to the mix.

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  13. I would love to do this for both of my boys, im 33 weeks with boy #2 :)

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