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February 17, 2011

Think Spring - Altered Music Box

I've had this Prima Music Box in my alterable "stash" for quite some time, and thought it would look pretty all decked out in some wonderful Flowers using stamps from Heartfelt Creations.  A few weeks ago when I picked up some Roly Rosies by Imaginisce, I also picked up the Petal Roller.  I just *love* this little tool!  The long end of the tool has a slit, so you just insert your paper (think back to the days of paper quilling), and roll.  Now petals are all nicely rolled in no time!

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I used Red Line Tape to adhere the beautiful Memory Box papers and Grosgrain Ribbon to the Music Box, created my flowers using Heartfelt Creations Posy Patch Flowers, Elegant Single Leaves and Aztec Gold Sunflowers 2 and coordinating dies. I added some Zva Creative Pearls under the flowers and some Rock Candy Stickles to my flowers.

Here's a photo of the flowers I stamped and die cut (Pink not shown)

Rose Flower

Banana Flower (cut same for Pink)
Create Flowers as follows:

Rose color:
Stamp middle Sunflower image in Black on Rose card stock, stamp Posy (size 3, 4, 5, 6) on Rose; cut Posy and Sunflower with coordinating dies. Curl edges with Petal Roller, layer on top of each other, with the Sunflower as your base.

Banana and Pink color:
Stamp smallest Sunflower image in Black on Banana/Pink card stock, stamp Posy (size 3,4,5) on Banana/Pink card stock; cut Posy and Sunflower with coordinating dies. Curl edges with Petal Roller, layer on top of each other, with the Sunflower as your base.

Stamp 3rd smallest leaf twice from HCPC 3314 Elegant Single Leaves PreCut Set on Celery, cut with coordinating HCD 704 Perfect Petals Die.  Stamp 2nd smallest leaf four times on Celery, then die cut; curl edges with Petal Roller, set aside.

All Rolled ready for leaves/stickles and pearl center
Stop by the Heartfelt Creations Blog to see more samples from the Desgin Team and read about their Design Team Call!

Music Box – Prima Marketing
Stamps – Heartfelt Creations HCPC 3303 Posy Patch Flowers PreCut Set, HCPC 3314 Elegant Single Leaves PreCut Set, HCPC 2293 Aztec Gold Sunflowers 2 PreCut Set
Card Stock – Pink, Banana, Rose, Celery
Ink – Ranger Black Archival
Other – Zva Creative Pearls, Dimensionals, Memory Box Paper (Cherry Picnic), Spellbinders Blossom Two, Heartfelt Creations HCD 704 Perfect Petals Die, HCD 701 Posy Patch Die, Big Shot, TPC Studio Wedding Silhouette Pearlized Brads, Petal Roller (Imaginisce), Rock Candy Stickles, Red Line Tape, Rose Grosgrain


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Beautiful decorated box, the flowers are stunning. Gorgeous for those little keepsakes. Love the curling. Tracy Evans x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a wonderful spring feeling box. Thanks for the flower tutorial.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

FABBY GF! These flowers are oh so beautiful, gotta get me that tool. What eye candy.

Terry said...

Lisa, the flowers are beautiful and that tool sounds amazing! Love this!

Basement Stamper said...

Great tutorial on the flowers and beautiful music box. Wish I could find my quilling tool form my quilling days as it would come in handy!

Rose said...

WOW Lisa, this is awesome. Great tutorial too. I need one of those tools for sure. Love your colors and the bling and ribbon on the music box, excellent work.

Danni said...

Oh Lisa! This is just stunning! Wow!! A true beauty!

Karen W said...

This is just gorgeous!

Tina said...

very cool flowers - very chic looking.

mommy scraps alot

Anonymous said...

I saw the elegant cross you did on the Heartfelt Creations site - absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.

slbt17 said...

beautiful Lisa!
Sandra ltb

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous! Love those flowers! thanks for the details on how to create them!

Jane Bosi said...

This is amazing, Lisa!! So beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Lisa--Love what you created on your music box--it's STUNNING!

Marsha Fisher said...

This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!

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