S365-2 "love... a magic word"

Scarlet Letters- deep crimson red, taken from the hair - 175.58.23
Aged Page - beige with a touch of yellow, taken from the circles in the frame of the poster - 241.239.216
Taupe Tome - taupe, taken from the background - 196.175.146
Fairy Tale Yellow -yellow almost the shade of wheat, taken from the crown - 239.219.156
Leaf Through Green - mossy, khaki green, taken from the book - 186.191.150
...All used

circles = at the journaling spot
birds/fish= right above the title and on the bottom right corner.
book pages = as a photo background
tearing = the book pages are teared.
spirals=as a spine for my journal book
chalk=chalk ink on the background stenciled paper
stencils= on the background paper
tile-style letter stickers
stitching/needle work
buttons=on the top right corner + under the photo
hearts=there are on the buttons
Document something about books/reading
Use a book title as a jumping off point for your story.
Put your journaling in a little book.= I made a whole spiral journal book
Begin with "Once upon a time." = I start with it.
Inspiration Words: read, together, magic-- use these as inspiration for your journaling, not just as a title. = there are all of them on the page and in the journaling spot.

See more close ups at... http://scrap-crafts.blogspot.gr/2013/10/csi-case-s365-2.html

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Comment by Debbi Tehrani - DT on November 8, 2013 at 7:31pm

A beautiful page and love story, Chrysa! The little book you made is brilliant!


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Comment by Kylie gW - DT on November 1, 2013 at 4:41pm

This looks amazing with the open book - and thank you for sharing your memories!

Comment by Debbie Standard - DT on November 1, 2013 at 10:42am

Beautiful photo and page! What a wonderful story!

Comment by Val Thorpe - DT on October 31, 2013 at 7:58am

Chrysa... that is so beautiful... what a lovely story and one that I am sure your children will be so happy to know. I love the "forbidden" traffic sign but you know what they say - curiosity killed the cat :D I am so sad that you felt you weren't good enough for him and I am so glad that he proved you wrong. This is a wonderful love story... thank you so much for sharing it with me and the others. :D 

Comment by Chrysa Kalligianni on October 31, 2013 at 3:46am

Val Thorpe-DT, there is a trick on the journal spot the "read this" section that you mentioned... you propably already understood the "forbiden" traffic sign the circle and the phrase, make together... but I'll tell you what it sais...  "Once upon a time, we met each other in work... I fell in love with you from the very first moment... but I believed I wasn't worth for you. Till the moment you actually turn your eyes on me... and asked me out! We are together ever since writting the book of our life... the one that we will pass to our children to read in the future, hopping they will be as lucky as we are to have the magig of love in their lives!"

Comment by Val Thorpe - DT on October 30, 2013 at 11:55am

Such a clever idea to use the book as a design piece. Love the photo on the one side and the Read This on the other. Now I am curious to know what it says :D Lovely layout.

Comment by Lisa L on October 29, 2013 at 10:45am

Very nice layout!

Comment by Sylvia Mellander Ekman - DT on October 29, 2013 at 9:54am

Yes! Me too! The spiral note book is such a cool design element. Love the tilted shot too. And the magic....<3

Comment by Monica Brady on October 29, 2013 at 6:23am

I love the spiral notebook - clever idea! The photo is stunning and that background paper is gorgeous!

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