Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Personalized Handmade Music Box

Welcome Club Scrap Hopes Kit Blog Hoppers!!!


This blog hop originates from the Club Scrap Creates Blog, click HERE if you want to start from the beginning and hop along. Here is the project I created for today with the Hopes Club Stamp Kit, Musical Hope Chest, personalized with my dear daughter's photo.


I'm a huge fan of being part of the creative process when designing the Club Stamp Projects. While this kit comes complete with printed paper for wrapping the handmade music box, I used the paperless Components Kit now available! My own photo (printed on copy paper using a laser printer) and old book pages worked well for covering the box. I'll let the pictures do the talkin'. There are handy detailed instructions included in the kit, so I don't want to be too redundant.

Trim a 5x7 laser printed photo. 
Use a photo to cover the box lid.
Wrap old book pages onto the box base.
Rub brown acrylic paint to color the box base.
Install the music box mechanism.
Add a little paint onto the lid so it coordinates with the base.
After adding the lid, attach hardware and wooden legs.
Next on the hop is Cathy at The Artful Gamut. Stop by to check out what she is up to with the Hopes Kit! Enjoy hopping along!

Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy your day!
Kay

42 comments:

  1. Super original, j'adore ! Tu as toujours de beaux projets... Bravooo

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  2. Gorgeous box, Kay! (As always.) Marilee will treasure this, for sure!

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  3. I did see the music box in another post and thought, oh , this is nice, but this is the best one! I love it and thanks for all your instructions. Hugs for Marilee for always be patient to have you make and use her pictures.

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  4. Kay, your projects are always amazing. Love the cute photo and how it matches the kit perfectly!
    I love how you give the look of stain to your project by using the acrylic paint. Great job!

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  5. So cute! I think your daughter may be the "most crafted kit" on the planet! I love all her pictures-and I love the music box-I haven't put my grubby little hands on the kit yet but when I do...

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  6. Love, Love, Love this version of the Hopes Music Box! The brown acrylic paint makes it look more like it is wooden!
    Thanks for another creative choice, Kay.

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  7. Beautiful little box. Your projects are so creative.

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  8. Love this version Kay! The addition of the acrylic paint really makes it look wonderful. I love seeing all of your different versions of this project!

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  9. Thank you for sharing, it's a beautiful box, you give me inspiration to attempt a project like this. Thank you.
    ncjeepster@aol.com

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  10. Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.
    Theresa aka Scrapsbygracie.blogspot.com

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  11. Love it. Going to buy the kit now! Love seeign Marilee grow up...our kids are growing so darn fast...it is so scary!

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  12. This is so sweet. It would we nice to geve to someone special.
    Liefs, Melanie

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  13. A lovely little keepsake!
    I'm sure it will be cherished for years to come!

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  14. Love it. So glad that I ordered a couple of these kits and will have them in time for PSL!! Beautiful

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  15. This wonderful project arrived yesterday, I hope to make some day this weekend to make one too! Yours is so precious!

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  16. I always love your altered versions of these projects, Kay, and Marilee is such a beautiful young lady, your photo projects will always turn out stunning!

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  17. Kay, I am always impressed with how you can take the same kit and make something so unique with each item. I love the photo and text combination. I want to try it but it really goes against the grain to rip pages out of a book.

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  18. I don't know how you do it over and over but once again you have blown my mind with a fantastic project! I love your musical box!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Lisa K.

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  19. So sweet. Thanks for yet another lovely project to make. Got someone in mind for this one!

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  20. Love your box! I'm continually amazed at your creative genius!

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  21. I love how you designed this box. It is nice to see another great design for the Club Stamp project.

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  22. So loved your music box! The picture you used is adorable! Thanks for sharing the tutorial = love the paper you used!

    Carmen L

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  23. I love this box and your daughter is beautiful!

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  24. What a treasure. I'm sure it will become a lasting one. What a sweet picture you chose for it.

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  25. Kay, this is awesome! A great gift!

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  26. Great project Kay.
    For book lovers like Debbie H. Club Scrap had papers with a book page print or catalog page print many months/years ago. I don't know if there are any sheets left.
    As alternative, I would love to send some pages from my stash to you out of the many books I have ripped up. This is one of my favorite things to use in my mixed media projects.
    Send me a Snail Mail envie with return postage and address.and I will fill it. Let me know what kinds of book you want pages out of. foreign language, dictionary, class book, novel, sheet music, kid's books, book of poems, 1930S Sears Catalog. I will try to find the right pile of pages in my stash.
    Any one else interested in this semi-rak, e-mail me @ julie benge at hot mail dot com (no spaces normal format)

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  27. You always have such lovely projects, Kay! This pic of your daughter is absolutely adorable! I LOVE the book pages you used and will have to find some myself! Thanks!

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  28. really cute remake - loved your alterations!

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  29. Kay, this is absolutely beautiful! I really love the feel that the book pages give to it. I'm definitely going to have to try this one!

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  30. Kay, I haven't done this project yet, but I am in love with your book paper for covers. I'm definitely going to keep this in mind when I get my stamp kit!!.

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  31. Another awesome project! Love the book paper version!

    Blessings,
    Melitta

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  32. Kay, I want to be you when I grow up! You have amazing talent for putting things together and making it look easy. TFS
    I love the music box.
    Elizabeth

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  33. One of his first steps in improvising the learning technique was to provide personalized music CDs. Kurt Penberg has given kids many kinds of gifts in the form of toys and music and other interesting things but mainly he stressed on personalization of the products.

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