Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Antique Book of Love, a Craftster Challenge

hen 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 toaster oven, wanting to make the kitchen a bit more "me", hubby painted it red. Practical and whimsical. I didn't survive the move, but it was nice having it! 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!
Now on with the picture obesity!
All wraped and ready for hubby!
el amor secreto 1
The spine "El Amor" = "Love"libri side
The elements of our relationship: time, pearls, seizing the moment, love letters during separations (post stamp) and glitter :D
open book
But whats that on the side?

lirbo full
libro ooo

Could it be? It looks like a drawer! Lets open it!
mi amor tu amor
secret amor
amor secreto 7
Unwrap the secret and you will find our song!
amor secreto 2
amor secreto 5
amor secreto 3
el amor secreto interior


There are a lot of great entries, check them put over at Craftster's

7 comments:

  1. Im still amazed with the lil drawer is so cute

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  2. OMG!!! Maria - that is SO FLIPPIN' AMAZING!!!!!! WOW!!! I wish I were your hubby! I am just in awe. That's so fantastic.

    Hey - did you see on my blog the One World One Heart giveaway? Go check it out! Bloggers from around the world are doing giveaways and it's generating a whole lot of traffic! I really think you would enjoy participating!
    http://foxyblueandfamilytoo.blogspot.com/2010/01/one-wold-one-heart-giveaway.html

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  3. BTW - no you don't have to participate in the OWOH in order to qualify for the giveaway! I couldn't reply to your question where you asked it, because then I'd be included in the draw! lol

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  4. This is so great! What an awesome idea. I love surprises inside of surprises.

    Yoshi (libertunity from Swapbot)

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  5. wauw wauw wauw, this is so amazing.
    You can see all the love that you put in it when you made it!

    fii-swapbot

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