Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Heartfelt Creations: A Keepsake Box

One of our friends had us for supper last week and I saw he had several of these clam shell boxes.  My chops started to water as I saw all the possibilities! 
Be sure to hop over to Heartfelt Creations and check out all the beautiful projects this week!

Designer:  Jan Hennings Keepsake Box (A recycled clam shell box) Heartfelt Creations products used:  HCPC 3401 Bella Rose Scroll PreCut Set, HCD 701 Posy Patch Die, HCD 703 Daisy Patch Die, HCD 712 Bella Rose Die Other products used: Parisian Accent Labels S5-034 and Labels 10 Die (Spellbinder's), Cardstock, sticker and Dew Drops (Robin's Nest), Creative Scraps (Crafty Secrets), lace, burlap, sewing machine, Zip Dry Glue, U-Cut It Foam (Glue Arts), Brown Antique Polish (Plaid) Instructions: 1.)  Start by using a recycled clam shell box. 2.) Paint the entire box using Antiquing Polish.  Let dry. 3.)  Using Posy Patch and daisy Patch Dies, cut flowers.  Curl petals under and one one flower curl the petals up. 4.)  Layer flowers with U-Cut It foam. 5.)  Cut the Bella Rose flourish using light green cardstock. 6.)  Stamp Bella Rose Scroll on light colored cardstock.  Color the roses with a light pink marker. 7.)  Using Labels 10, diecut the vintage image. 8.)  Sew a strip of crocheted lace onto burlap and fray the edges of the burlap.  Adhere to the bottom of the box. 9.)  Cut (2) 10" x 7.50" and (2) 1.75" x 7.50" and (1) 9.75 x 7" pieces of patterned paper.  Adhere to top and sides of box. 10.)  Cut 2 Parisian Accent Labels and adhere to the side of the box. 11.)  Arrange the scroll, flourish and vintage image on top of the box. Adhere. 12.)  Hot glue the flowers in place. 13.)  Using U-Cut-It Foam, adhere the "True Love" sticker.  14.)  Cut light colored cardstock and adhere to the inside. 15.)  Mist the inside with Glimmer Mist. Heartfelt Creations products used:  HCPC 3401 Bella Rose Scroll PreCut Set, HCD 701 Posy Patch Die, HCD 703 Daisy Patch Die, HCD 712 Bella Rose Die Other products used: Parisian Accent Labels S5-034 and Labels 10 Die (Spellbinder's), Cardstock, sticker and Dew Drops (Robin's Nest), Creative Scraps (Crafty Secrets), lace, burlap, sewing machine, Zip Dry Glue, U-Cut It Foam (Glue Arts), Brown Antique Polish (Plaid) Instructions: 1.)  Start by using a recycled clam shell box. 2.) Paint the entire box using Antiquing Polish.  Let dry. 3.)  Using Posy Patch and daisy Patch Dies, cut flowers.  Curl petals under and one one flower curl the petals up. 4.)  Layer flowers with U-Cut It foam. 5.)  Cut the Bella Rose flourish using light green cardstock. 6.)  Stamp Bella Rose Scroll on light colored cardstock.  Color the roses with a light pink marker. 7.)  Using Labels 10, diecut the vintage image. 8.)  Sew a strip of crocheted lace onto burlap and fray the edges of the burlap.  Adhere to the bottom of the box. 9.)  Cut (2) 10" x 7.50" and (2) 1.75" x 7.50" and (1) 9.75 x 7" pieces of patterned paper.  Adhere to top and sides of box. 10.)  Cut 2 Parisian Accent Labels and adhere to the side of the box. 11.)  Arrange the scroll, flourish and vintage image on top of the box. Adhere. 12.)  Hot glue the flowers in place. 13.)  Using U-Cut-It Foam, adhere the "True Love" sticker.  14.)  Cut light colored cardstock and adhere to the inside. 15.)  Mist the inside with Glimmer Mist.
 

20 comments:

Crafterkhush said...

I have no idea what clam shell boxes are.. Will google them after I comment here but it does look gorgeous.. Would you call it an altered project?

Cheryl said...

oh jan this is just beautiful wonderful color tones,hugs cherylxxxx

craftattack said...

Beautiful piece of art, and I know what you mean about the feelings when you see a nice box! Hugs, Valerie

Micupoftea~ said...

What a fun project! Love the texture of the mesh under the image~

Sue W said...

Your projects are always inspirational Jan! Love this idea..........

Olga said...

absolutely gorgoeus creation!!!!

Lisa Lynne said...

I love this box - the "hinges" are a great touch.

Sandy Davis said...

Love the box and that image of the women you used.

Kiki said...

Beautiful project!!! I love it!!!!

Devonne said...

Beautiful project Jan! I have a thing for boxes as well. Not sure what a clam shell box is but it was perfect for altering.

Carla S. said...

What a beautiful box, Jan! I love the papers and flowers!

Audrey Pettit said...

Oooh, how beautiful, Jan! So love the vintage look here. Those flowers are gorgeous. Love the texture of the burlap, too.

Jingle said...

This is very pretty!

Olena said...

Another gorgeous project! Love it! Olena

Kim Dellow said...

Beautiful! What a lovely project. Thanks for the info too. Kim

GLENDA BROOKS said...

This is just so pretty. I love the hinges on the box. Very creative!

Marilyn Rock said...

This is so beautiful Jan!

artistamyjo said...

Wow, this is beautiful Jan. Another Jan creation of beauty.
Hugs

Createology said...

This is beautiful. Sunshine Summer Smiles...

Christine said...

Another gorgeous project!!! I can see why you like this paper!