House Warming Gift

This Shadow Box is a sweet house warming gift for this little family as they start a new adventure in a new town and a new house. A promise of many memories to be made in this beautiful home.

Box Size 8x12 inches. 5 peg dolls. Starts at $150

Baby Shower Gift

This was one of my first Shadow Boxes ever! A very special Baby Shower gift for a very good friend who was expecting her first child. The back drop was the view of a patio in their favorite beach house, also the venue of a combined birthday party and baby shower.


Box size 8x12. 3 peg dolls

Starts at $120

Wedding Proposal

This Shadow Box was painted with the view this couple had when he popped the question "will you marry me?" The peg dolls have been painted in the same outfits they were wearing, recreating a scene they will forever remember with a smile.

Also, just so you know... She said yes! :)


Box size 8x12 inches. 2 peg dolls

Starts at $105


Grandparents and their grandchildren

This Shadow Box was created as a special gift for the Grandparents. A recreation of all their grandchildren  standing in front of their treasured home. Each peg doll is wearing an outfit or details that are meaningful to them, from Grandpa's Golf shirt to grandma's wooden spoon.


Box size 8x12 with 7 peg dolls.

Starts at $180



RV Adventure Life

This family wanted to have a special Shadow Box that would represent their adventurous life living in an RV. They wanted their kids to always remember and treasure the great times they experienced together living their own adventure.  They decided to add the kids bikes to the Shadow Box. Dad is a tennis coach and mom always receives colorful flowers from her sweet three boys. Of course, their furry friend is also part of the family portrait.

Box size 8x12 inches. 6 pegs

Starts at $165


Anniversary Gift

Another portrait of happy grandparents surrounded by all their grandchildren, standing in front of their home. This Shadow Box was custom made for them to fit 10 peg dolls.

Each of the grandchildren is holding something precious to them, a sketch book, legos, a soccer ball, a phone. This was an anniversary gift for a very blessed couple.

Box size 8x20. 10 peg dolls

Starts at $250


Remembering Home

This beautiful family were on the way to starting a new adventure in Germany when this Shadow Box was ordered. Back drop to their little family is their favorite beach in the Pacific North West and a way for them to remember their home while living up new adventures in their new home!

Box size 6x8 inches. 4 peg dolls. Starts at $110


Family home

This Shadow Box and Peg Doll family is bursting with details. As a back drop is their beautiful home in Arizona, featuring their amazing cacti which I loved painting. Each little peg dolls is holding something typical for them. The mother is an amazing cross stitch artist and is holding her embroidery hoop in the one hand and a glass of red wine in the other! Her husband is holding a plate of steaks (red wine AND steaks??? The perfect combination! :)) and the kids are each dressed in their favorite outfits and holding their most loved stuffy toys.

Box Size 6x8 inches. 4 peg dolls. Starts at $110


Our memories are precious to each one of us. Share yours with me and I will bring them to life in a personalized, custom painted piece of art that will bring you joy for years to come.


My Shadow Boxes are based on photographs that you send me, places that are important to you: childhood homes, favorite vacation spots, the view in which an important moment took place, a wedding proposal... Any and all of these images can be painted unto a shadow box that will serve as a back drop for a unique set of custom painted wooden peg dolls that are made to look just like you and your family. They will be painted wearing their favorite outfits. The favorite plaid shirt your husband never takes off, or the cardigan grandpa puts on for every trip to the store. I can also paint them holding things in their little hands as can be a favorite stuffed animal or a tool, camera, book or any other item that is typical for that person. 

My peg dolls are all carefully hand painted using water based acrylic paint and then covered in non toxic varnish. This finish makes them extremely durable and safe, even for mouthing toddlers. This means that your children will be able to embrace their imagination by playing with the little peg dolls that look just like them and their loved ones. How much more meaningful can pretend play get? They will be able to reenact familiar scenes at home or even work through or understand situations better by acting them out with their little dolls.

Once this very constructive and educative play is over you can set your little peg dolls back into their frame and once again they will become the cherished piece of art that will bring you joy over years to come.

 Let me create a special heirloom piece of art just for you!

The painting you sent to us really is so extremely special. I smile every time I look at it. It was the perfect gift and it brought back the joy that we had living there that had been slowly sucked out by the transaction with the buyers. We will treasure it always. Thank you again!
— Home buyers that received a shadow box as a closing gift from the realtor