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Music Box Memories layout. By Louise Crosbie

Music Box Memories layout. By Louise Crosbie

When I was a small child, I used to go with my grandmother to visit my great aunt and great uncle (Her sister and brother in law). It was a strange little house with one of those beds in an alcove that had wooden doors that closed it in. It was small and cramped but it was one always a lovely day. My aunt had a love of music and she had a little log cabin shaped music box that played “The Blue Danube” which she would wind up and play as we danced around the little bed sit. She seemed to have endless patience for it and it is one of those memories that will stay with me forever. When she died, she left a note on the music box instructing that it should be mine. I was only 10 when that music box came to me. I do wish I had had more chances to dance with my Great Aunt Mima. 
This is her in my layout. I used music themed paper along with some scraps of sheet music and music craft tape.
(I didn’t want to damage the photo as it is an original old postcard style with her writing on the back so I used little Photo fasteners.)
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Supplies list 

Scrapbook Papers: Stamperia - Music, Blue Fern Studios - Chesterville Hargrave

Distress ink: vintage photo, soot.  

Blending tool and blending pads
Foliage: BoBunny Foliage laser cut
Flowers: 49 and Market – Garden Petals/Salmon
Metal word plaque embellishment and fairy (from my personal stash)
Selection of washi craft tape, scraps of lace  and torn sheet music.
Modelling paste
Stencil: Dusty Attic; Damask

Acrylic paint.

Metal photo fasteners.

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Comments

Liling Payne - September 24, 2020

Such a beautiful layout and story, love the autumnal colours used and the vintage feel of the whole layout

Louise - September 21, 2020

Thank you.
I keep Art journals. The story is in one of those with a copy of the photo.

Margaret - September 20, 2020

Beautiful layout and moving narrative. Is the story attached to the layout? Think it’s important that those “stories” are passed on.

Maxine - September 20, 2020

Beautiful layout and story

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