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Title: Love is Eternal
Post by: DanniQuee on January 26, 2010 05:49:43 PM
I've always been two things, a firm believer that love can continue even after death and an opponent of all things pink and frou-frou. So when making this shrine I decided to take my belief in the first and work it into a concept while trying to stick to my guns about the latter.



I actually had no idea there was a challenge on until this past Saturday, when I happened to see Audio's project on her blog. So, thanks Audio. :D



My matchbox was made from cardstock and measures in at 2x3x1. I had a bunch of wee blank matchboxes on hand, but no vials that were small enough to fit inside. I sculpted the heart and skeletal arms from air dry clay.



Secret number one rests inside the vial...



Oh, a small tab... Secret number two must be behind it...



A wee portrait of a happy, muchly deceased, couple. :)



Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: beckashell on January 26, 2010 06:09:42 PM
so pretty! i love the silver heart and key


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: audio on January 26, 2010 06:15:09 PM
Danni! That is sooo awesome! I love everything about it, expecially the heart and arms!! It feels like I haven't seen you around in forever!!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: panthermoon on January 26, 2010 06:40:41 PM
I think you did a great job  :) love the little skeleton arms on the heart!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: Wulf on January 26, 2010 07:47:24 PM
Maybe I just have a similar aversion to pink and frou-frou, but I think yours is the most romantic one here! And I really like the secret hidden behind the secret. A decoy secret!

Wulf


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: Juliana13 on January 26, 2010 08:26:56 PM
this is really neat! I love the arms and heart. the secrets are awesome!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: AlwaysInspired on January 26, 2010 08:28:48 PM
Wonderful secrets! I really like the outside of the box! I'm not into pink or frou frou either.  :D


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: morglanc on January 26, 2010 08:30:37 PM
ooooh, awesome!!!!! i love your theme, and how it came out!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: theartofarejay on January 26, 2010 09:19:40 PM
Omg I love this! I like everything about it... now I want one of my own!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: rackycoo on January 27, 2010 06:54:29 AM
Beautiful shrine, beautiful sentiment.


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: amaryllisroze on January 27, 2010 08:30:23 AM
I'm a complete fool for skelly love, so this speaks to me.

(says the girl who had skeletons on her wedding cake)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: DanniQuee on January 27, 2010 02:06:17 PM
Thanks everyone!

Amaryllis, that's awesome! We had skeletons on our save the date magnets and invitations, but none on the cake. ;)

Audio, it's been a while since I've been around, you aren't imagining things. ;) I've been dealing with a menagerie of medical issues and haven't been online or making as much as I was. Things are finally starting to calm down now, so I'm hoping to end my craft-less time. :)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: SimplyFabulous! on January 27, 2010 07:47:57 PM
I'm not big on skeletons, but this is awesome!  Great job!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: raeraethejetplane on January 27, 2010 09:12:47 PM
Aww this is adorable!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: amaryllisroze on January 28, 2010 03:47:08 AM
The whole thing had a day of the dead theme....our families were a bit confused.


Thanks everyone!

Amaryllis, that's awesome! We had skeletons on our save the date magnets and invitations, but none on the cake. ;)

Audio, it's been a while since I've been around, you aren't imagining things. ;) I've been dealing with a menagerie of medical issues and haven't been online or making as much as I was. Things are finally starting to calm down now, so I'm hoping to end my craft-less time. :)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: NightOwl21 on January 28, 2010 02:07:13 PM
<3 yes down with pink and frou frou.

adore the heart and arms! I love to see stuff like this, it makes me have faith in this again X)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: redsartistcottage on January 28, 2010 08:10:22 PM
dig it!  great work. ;)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: PinkPug,INK. on January 29, 2010 01:01:51 PM
I love that the heart has skeleton arms!!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: panthermoon on January 30, 2010 09:19:24 AM
I have to agree with you about love after death... and I don't like pink at all... I love the heart & skeleton arms  :)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: Mistress Jennie on January 31, 2010 07:49:07 AM
I love the winged heart!  Nicely done DaniQuee!


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: Knickertwist on February 01, 2010 06:38:44 AM
I love thost boney arms too :)


Title: Re: Love is Eternal
Post by: I Sew Cute on June 16, 2010 02:49:44 AM
This is such a great treasure... very sentimental & awesomely made!