How to Display Your Enamel Pins with These Easy DIY Shadow Boxes
Greetings viewers and welcome to Svgand.com! If you’re an enamel pin collector, you know how quickly your collection can grow. It’s important to find a way to display your pins in a neat and organized way. Shadow boxes are a great option for displaying your enamel pins, and with a little bit of creativity, you can make your own unique shadow box. In this article, we’ll show you how to make your own DIY shadow boxes to display your vintage cameo pins or enamel pins.
Materials You’ll Need
- Shadow box frame
- Foam board or cardboard
- Fabric or felt
- Glue gun or craft glue
- Pins or brooches
Step 1: Prepare the Shadow Box
Start by removing the back of the shadow box. Cut your foam board or cardboard to fit the size of the back of the box. Glue the foam board or cardboard to the back of the shadow box.
Step 2: Cover the Foam Board or Cardboard
Cut your fabric or felt to fit the size of the foam board or cardboard. Glue the fabric or felt onto the foam board or cardboard. Make sure the fabric or felt is tight and wrinkle-free.
Step 3: Arrange Your Pins
Arrange your pins or brooches on the fabric or felt-covered foam board. You can group the pins by color or theme, or arrange them randomly. Play around with the layout until you find one that you like.
Alternative Ideas for Enamel Pin Display
If you don’t have a shadow box or simply don’t want to make one, there are other alternative ideas for displaying your enamel pins. Here are a few ideas:
- Display your pins on a corkboard.
- Use a picture frame with fabric or felt backing to display your pins.
- Attach a strip of ribbon to a wooden dowel and hang your pins from it.
- Show off your pins on a hat or jacket.
- Attach your pins to a canvas and hang it on the wall.
With a little bit of creativity and some basic materials, you can create a unique shadow box to display your enamel pins. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different layouts and designs until you find one that you love. And if you don’t feel like making a shadow box, there are plenty of other alternative ideas for displaying your pins. Happy pin collecting!