Military shadow box ideas are plentiful, especially if I base it on the design and purpose of the traditional one. It is such an amazing fact that military men and women are given these boxes that showcase their awards and accomplishments in honor of their military service. I have watched families in real life and even on screen being honored with the country’s flag stored in an intricately made work of craftsmanship. But while tradition continues to the present and I have seen these kinds of boxes prominently displayed on people’s living rooms, there have been many ideas that have sprung from such military box.

 

Based On Military Shadow Box Ideas

It’s not a wonder at all that many showcase ideas and gift ideas are based on such military box. After all, it is such a great way to place keepsakes and memorable photos and continue the legacy outside its original military purpose. It is a convenient, dependable, and really pretty way of displaying memories instead of stacking them on boxes. It also serves the dual purpose of providing the pleasure of watching priceless memories in life and also keeping these items away from harmful elements with the passage of time. What served well for men and women in uniform will actually do so too with the civilians.

 

Special Occasion

Because of its ability to be customized for the recipient these boxes are great gift ideas for graduation, wedding, birthdays and other special occasion. The idea of shadow boxes actually adds dimension, clarity and beauty to these mementos that will also keep them protected for many years. Plus these boxes come in variety of sizes, depths and shapes with a standard dimension of a half inch to one and three fourth inches coming in square and rectangular shapes or even more irregular ones.

 

More Ideas Based On Military Shadow Box Ideas

More and more ideas come to mind considering the many events of one’s life that can be showcased in a box. For example I can highlight athletic medals in a shadow box along with few photos of athletic achievements. I can also think of many collections that can be displayed though the box such as stamps, shells, coins, sports memorabilia and antiques. Another great idea would be news articles of memorable events that have to do with myself or a loved one. For a gift idea, I can also collect all items that remind me of the recipient, arrange them all in box and cherish the look on his or her face when she or he receives the prized possession.

 

The Best Gift

10463439-iraqi-coin-military-shadow-boxThe best part of giving is taking a moment to consider the recipient. This is apparent in a shadow box. Some people spend so much money thinking that the more they spend, the more they can please people. Yet what touches people’s hearts are still beautiful memories and could easily be forgotten as time goes by if not for a little effort to store it in a box. That’s what I find great behind the concept that gave birth to a lot of military shadow box ideas.

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