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scienceissexy
« on: May 22, 2008 08:02:24 AM »

I found this post http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=226651.0 and thought it was such a wonderful idea that I had to make my own for the hubby. I gave it to him for Valentine's Day (I know I am a slow poster!!)

I used chipboard cut to the shape of a deck of cards we got in Vegas on our honeymoon. I then covered the chipboard in different patterened papers and then used my crop-a-dile to punch holes in the chipboard covers and through all 52 cards. I then tied them together with matching ribbons and applied quotes to the front and back covers.


Front:

Says: You make me realize how beautiful my life is!

Inside Front Cover:


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Inside Back Cover:
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Says: It is the things in common that make a relationships enjoyable but it's the little differences that make them interesting -Todd Ruthman

Hope you enjoy! And thanks to kaesea for the inspiration!
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BrushfireFaeries
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2008 08:06:06 AM »

That's beautiful! I'm glad you shared it with us Smiley I especially love the quotes, you chose great ones!
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twentybelow
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2008 08:11:39 AM »

i really like the cover! i made this for a boy before, it took some time, but i decorated each card with scrap paper and stuff that i had. he really liked it. good job!
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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2008 12:24:30 PM »

Wonderful job, and a very thoughtful project to be cherished, well, forever!

I made one for my hubby this past Valentine's Day, and shortly into the project realized what a lot of work it was going to be. It wasn't so much putting it together that was daunting, it was coming up with 52 different things to write, and I've been married almost 30 years! It was a great exercise in being reminded of why I married my man oh-those many years ago.

I used chipboard, too, and at first I wasn't happy that it sort of wrinkled up. As I began to decorate it, though, I really liked the way it took the paint, went in the grooves and made for a really cool effect.

BTW, the quote you used couldn't be more true, the little things really DO matter!






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