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Friday, September 16, 2011

Play It Again or Once More With Feeling

In between coughing spasms, med reactions and sleepless nights from the worst case of bronchitis I've ever had, I managed to finish my special birthday project for my 93 yr old aunt. I got the template from Card Carousel and only modified it by adding a base so I could attach a music button that plays 'Happy Birthday'. I cut a thin piece of styrofoam to hold a large bouquet of Wild Orchid flowers inside the lid and decorated the outside with some peel offs and ribbon. I used more peel offs and ribbon, plus the music charm, on the acetate display box.  Voila! Now to find a mailing box so I can ship it off in time for her big day. It took me three tries to get the piano together correctly, but I think it was worth the effort.






13 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh. What a work of art.

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  2. SUE! WOW...that is just amazing!!! It is so beautiful, and so unique! I know your aunt will LOVE it...

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  3. Wow! She is going to love this! So clever :O) I hope you feel better soon! I have a cousin with pneumonia, she's just a toddler, and I guess a lot of people are getting it, so take care! Hugs! Leah Ann

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  4. Oh my gosh! Wow! That's amazing! Feeling a bit gob-smacked! Good job, and thanks for sharing!

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  5. Sue, this is a stunning creations, love it! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

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  6. What lovely work Sue, get better soon.

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  7. WOW! I can't say that emphatically enough! TFS
    Helen -- Firenze Cards

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  8. You obviously put a lot of time, love and patience in this "grand" creation! What a great gift. I am sure your auntie will treasure it! ♥ Sue Kment

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  9. OMG. This is STUNNING Sue..So much detail.. Your aunt will love this...Hope you are feeling better..Loz

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  10. What a special treasure for your aunt. This is breathtaking! What a fabulous job on everything in this piano. You are just too clever!
    Huggeroonies,
    Kathy

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  11. This is absolutely magnificent. Wow, what a work of art. You did yourself proud girl. Iknow your Aunt will be pleased out of her shoes. This is indeed something to show the world. It is magnificent. thank you for sharing it. hugs Cathy

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  12. oh my... Sue, this could be her BEST card ever in her long life! Seriously!!! Absolutely beautiful!! :-) Hope you are getting over Bronchitis by now... i now have a sore throat...:-(

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  13. Cute and stunning creation Sue. Love it totally :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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