I wanted it to look rustic, so I spray painted it matte silver and sprinkled cinnamon on it while it was still wet. ( looks like rust!) Ta-da! A rusty heart.
Next, I had this fake lock and key from a purse I'd bought so I glued the lock in the center of the heart. The key dangles from that.
Then I made a tag using a brown paper bag and scrapbook paper. I tied it on with a burlap string.
In my bedroom, I have a wall dedicated to us and love. I added the rusty heart to it:
It has pictures ( some from our 30th Anniversary photo shoot ):
|Close up of picture...with "I love you" sign clipped onto branch|
A postcard my grandfather sent his first wife before they were married (she died in childbirth):
And signs with sweet sayings:
|Printed on burlap|
On the couch below, my teddy bear sits - it was the very first thing my husband bought me when we were dating...I can't believe it's lasted this long (35 years!).
So, that's my "Love" wall. I'm liking what my "Key to My Heart" adds to it. And if you noticed the pillows on the couch, I am going to recover those. Our room has been fairly girly and Bruce has been a good sport about it. I am trying to make it more gender neutral. The pillows will be one way for me to pull in something Bruce will like.
Stay tuned for that and other projects...one which will be the master bedroom closet. Yikes, it's time to get that baby organized!
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