If there is anything you need to know about me, it is that I love chocolate. Dark, milk, and even white (if I am in a pinch), chocolate is definitely one of my favourite things!
But truth be told – it is not the top of my list! So, when I set out to use a wooden chocolate kiss shape as the foundation for a mini-album, I knew exactly which favourite things I did want to feature – my little family! So out came the camera, a bit of lipstick, and with a bit of convincing, my models let me take their pictures with bright kisses on each of their cheeks!
Let me back up for a minute – this piece was actually part of a CropChocolate challenge, and I wasn’t too excited about the project right off the bat! I really wasn;t sure what I was going to do with the wooden kiss, but as part of the DT, I wanted to be supportive of the challenge. So, with some creative consulting with my hubby (the man is really creative – he really puts my craftiness to shame…but don’t tell him I said that), we decided to break out of the mold (literally), cut the wooden kiss in half, carve out portions to add a brass heart and turn it into a mini album…so how did we do?
Now, I have to tell you that we didn’t win the challenge, which was a bit heart breaking because there was a Cameo up for grabs! ;) But this is a project that I am really proud of for two reasons – the first is because I think we really did create something unexpected and beautiful. More importantly though, this is a project that was really team effort for my family – we created it together! So in the end, it is a project that not only celebrates my favourite things, but it also helped me to build more memories with them! Cameo or not, I don`t think there can be any loosing here!
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