Happy Birthday Grand Piano Easel Card

4/9/22 Top Rocker at 613 Avenue Create!
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Hi friends! Happy Tuesday! I hope you’re having a most excellent week! I’ve popped in today to share an awesome Tape Runner DT inspiration project! I created a gorgeous birthday card featuring the gorgeous Pinkfresh Studio Anemone Magic washi tape and die, and all panels were adhered with Retractable Tape Runner! My inspiration came from the Grand Piano Card tutorial from Splitcoast Stampers HERE (with a printable piano template) that was showcased in one of their newsletters several months ago. You know me and fun folds – I’m always on the search to try new ones!

As mentioned above, all panels were adhered with Retractable Tape Runner. Foam pads and foam strips were used to adhere the smaller flowers, sentiment strip and piano keys section for dimension. I printed the piano template on Neenah Classic Crest 80# Solar White cardstock and cut out the piano and one set of piano keys. I traced the card base and easel panel onto CutCardStock Basis Black cardstock, punched a four-layer circle ‘stop’ for the easel, and assembled the card. I applied the Pinkfresh Studio Anemone Magic washi tape to 110# Solar White cardstock, cut the flowers with the Pinkfresh Studio Anemone Magic die, and adhered them to the top of the piano. The final step was adding a foiled sentiment created with the Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System, Spellbinders Glimmer Gold Foil, Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil Mini Everyday Sentiments Plate and Die Set.

I cut a panel from 80# Solar White cardstock for the back of the card (not part of the tutorial) for a handwritten sentiment and signature.

Here’s a shot showing the easel tucked under the stop for display.

And one more peek… so loving how this turned out! I’m in love with this piano design and Pinkfresh Studio washi tape and die – and having awesome adhesive is for sure a win-win!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #202204 – Anything Goes w/ optional twist of April Showers (no twist)
2. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge Blog: #4-April 2022
3. A Place To Start: #042022 – Anything Goes w/ optional Key It Simple (no twist)
4. Classic Design Challenge: April #4
5. Crafting Happiness Challenges: #122 – Anything Goes Always
6. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #98 – April Anything Goes
7. Crafty Catz: #589 – Anything Goes w/ optional Lots of Layers
8. Jan’s Digi Stamp Challenges: April Anything Goes
9. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #179 – Anything Goes
10. Pinkfresh Studio Challenges: April Geometric Shapes (rectangular piano keys :)
11. QKR Stampede: #441 – Anything Goes
12. Your Scrapbook Place: April Anything Goes

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Tape Runner products used:
Retractable Tape Runner

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: CutCardStock Basis Black cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock
Dies/Punches/Templates: Pinkfresh Studio Anemone Magic die, Splitcoast Stampers Piano Card template, Stampin’ Up 3/4″ Circle Punch
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Mini Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Big Shot, Pinkfresh Studio Anemone Magic Washi Tape, Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil SystemSpellbinders Glimmer Gold FoilSpellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil Mini Everyday Sentiments Plate and Die Set, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Darice Double-Sided Adhesive Foam Strips

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get your craft on! Be sure to check out the ah-mazing Tape Runner, Retractable Tape Runner and Highlight Tape Runner at TapeRunner.com! Check out our Etsy store, and Follow us on Facebook and Instagram! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

13 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Grand Piano Easel Card”

  1. So clever and unique! Thanks for entering your lovely project in The Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge and we hope to see more from you soon.
    Donna
    Admin for Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges

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  2. Just incredible, love it!!

    So glad you have posted this to us at 613 Avenue Create.
    Please come back again!
    The best of luck with your entry.
    Jackie, DT member at 613 xx

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  3. Oh my goodness what a stunning shaped card with the piano! Really loving those gorgeous flowers you’ve used as well! Always love the SCS resources for sure! TFS!

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  4. Absolutely stunning Leslie! Love the touches of gold, the unique fold… Thank you for sharing your wonderful piano creation with us at Jan’s Digi Blog Challenge. Hope you will join us again soon. Good Luck and Happy Crafting !
    Hugs,
    Jan
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan’s Digi Stamp Shop)

    Liked by 1 person

  5. What a gorgeous and creative card! Love the floral bouquet!

    Thank you again for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, I hope you play along again this time!

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