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Topic: Antique Book of Love "Mi amor, Tu amor"  (Read 5567 times)
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« on: January 26, 2010 09:23:43 PM »

When I first saw this challenge I was stuck, Valentines Day has never really meant much for me. In high school it was all about the chocolates. When I met my husband he was deployed on our first Valentine's Day, and our second, and our third. So you can see why Im so stuck this year. We are not a flowers and chocolates kind of couple. We are practical but enjoy whimsy in our lives. Like our microwave oven, wanting to make the kitchen a bit more "me", hubby painted it red. Practical and whimsical. Sooo.. the point is I want to give this challenge entry to my hubby, but it must be like us. So instead of making a big Love Book, I made a mini Love Book. Thou small it contains the essential elements of our relationshio, and of course , a secret!
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All wraped and ready for hubby!

The spine "El Amor" = "Love"

The elements of our relationship: time, pearls, seizing the moment, love letters during separations (post stamp) and glitter Cheesy

But whats that on the side?


Could it be? It looks like a drawer! Lets open it!



Unwrap the secret and you will find our song!

The open box, secret and all Cheesy


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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2010 09:27:24 PM »

awesome! i love that is looks like an old leather journal
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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2010 09:35:13 PM »

I totally luv small things n this is so nice, luv the secret n the compartments its really pretty
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2010 03:20:53 AM »

This is amazing! So much detail... Great take on the challenge!
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2010 05:37:31 AM »

This is great! I love the look of the old book style! You added so many nice details.
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2010 06:14:31 AM »

Thank you! I browsed trough our photo albums before making it, so I had a lot of things in mind, like forgotten details and lost memories  Cheesy Good stuff  Kiss 
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2010 06:59:24 AM »

That little drawer in the side is an awesome secret! I love how this looks like an old family heirloom. So sweet!
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2010 08:27:47 AM »

Another amazing box! I love the hidden drawer.
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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2010 11:45:57 AM »

One of the things that I keep being amazed by over and over again, is the size of the things people have made. In these crisp, macro photos everything looks huge and there's no sense of scale. You have to keep reminding yourself that it's only an inch and a half long! I at first tthought "That can't be a drawer in the side, it'd be too tiny." But it is a drawer! Brilliant and very, very sweet.

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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2010 01:24:06 PM »

Your tiny book is so whimsical and sweet. The tiny drawer with your song hidden away inside is perfect!
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