Monday, July 4, 2016

Piano Happy Birthday



Hi everyone,

It seems this year I seem to be acquiring a number of dies with a music theme. A few months back I received some Tonic Studios music theme dies for my birthday from my daughter in London and then had to purchase the rest of the collection as I loved them so much.  Just recently I found this Poppy Stamps Happy Birthday sentiment  die done in a music theme which I thought would work well with my other dies I had. Then while at our local Papercrafts Show I found the Memory Box Piano Border die which I just had to add to my collection.



As soon as I saw the Piano Border die, I thought about making a Piano Shaped Card. I had made one many years ago so now I had the die I just had to make one. I cut my card to the desired size so the piano border would fit along the bottom and then cut around the right hand side and top to create a piano shape. The piano border is actually attached to the inside of the card and then the bottom part of the front was cut off so that the border/keys could be see when the card was closed.

I added the Happy Birthday Melody die cut on the lower part of the front of the card and then added a rose above this.

To keep the the front of the card closed when needed I added a tiny magnet under the white layer on the inside and on the inner flap. 


Here is a look at the card when it is opened to reveal the inside of the card. I stamped a birthday sentiment on the white panel and added a few music notes.

Stamps: Happy Birthday To You - Stamp World
Paper: White; Black; Red; Green
Dies: Piano Border - Memory Box; Happy Birthday Melody - Poppy Stamps; Musical Notes - Tonic Studios; Rose - Penny Black; Easel - Elizabeth Craft Designs
Other: Black Ink; Red Ink; Green Ink; ECD Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape; Magnets; Foam Tape


2 comments:

  1. absolutely dramatic and stunning....one of your best ever

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  2. Wow Frances - that's great that you are collection music themed stamps. I look forward to all your creations with them. This one is just wonderful! Love that it's a shaped card, too.

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