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Topic: Love is Eternal  (Read 6170 times)
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« 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. Cheesy

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. Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2010 06:09:42 PM »

so pretty! i love the silver heart and key

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« Reply #2 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!!

« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2010 06:40:41 PM »

I think you did a great job  Smiley love the little skeleton arms on the heart!

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« Reply #4 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!


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« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2010 08:26:56 PM »

this is really neat! I love the arms and heart. the secrets are awesome!

If you made it, I'll love it!
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« Reply #6 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.  Cheesy

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hey, are you going to throw that away?

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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2010 08:30:37 PM »

ooooh, awesome!!!!! i love your theme, and how it came out!

i love personal swaps. i'm looking to swap my art or paper crafts for some re-usable fabric snack bags, fabric sandwich wraps, fabric paper towels, glass pendants, ephemera, or art books.


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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2010 09:19:40 PM »

Omg I love this! I like everything about it... now I want one of my own!

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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2010 06:54:29 AM »

Beautiful shrine, beautiful sentiment.

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