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« on: January 19, 2013 02:41:31 PM »

I took a little fellow from the Alpha Stamps Little Darlings collage sheet and put him on a spool, but he looked so small and insignificant that I decided to put him in a shrine. Luckily, I had a nice tea box that seemed to fit him perfectly. I covered the back and sides with scrapbook paper and organza ribbon roses, painted feet to match, and then popped him in the center. I liked the green of the box that was showing around the edges, so I added in some moss, and then some tiny hearts and small pearls. A few vintage buttons and a pink metal rose finished off the top nicely.


I'd usually cover the sides on the inside of the box, but this box had shiny silver sides, and I like the way they reflect the back panel, so I left them alone.


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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2013 02:46:47 PM »

Love! It is so pretty.
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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2013 02:48:13 PM »

So sweet.  I especially love the trim and the single little rose.
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« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2013 03:30:36 PM »

Love him!

That collage sheet is my absolute fave. Seriously. It's fab.
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« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2013 05:47:29 PM »

So often Valentine's stuff looks overly cutesy to me. NOT this - it's pretty and sweet and romantic. I especially love the buttons on the top.
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2013 06:26:12 PM »

So adorable! The tiny hears on the ground are the clincher for me. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2013 08:52:30 PM »

So often Valentine's stuff looks overly cutesy to me. NOT this - it's pretty and sweet and romantic. I especially love the buttons on the top.

I agree! Everything blends together very nicely. The tiny hearts in the moss are perfect Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2013 05:17:11 AM »

Just love it!  I may need to get that collage sheet, it's so versatile!
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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2013 07:24:37 AM »

The tiny hearts in the moss are perfect Smiley

Thanks! Those tiny hearts are actually the punched out part of the heart ribbon you see around the spool, only from the pink version. Just another lesson in saving everything!

Just love it!  I may need to get that collage sheet, it's so versatile!

You know it! I use that sheet of kids all the time. I'm going to see if they'll make another one, just like it, but with different kids.
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« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2013 10:45:35 AM »

So cute! This is the very essence of adorableness!
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