Friday, February 11, 2011

Book Heart Art

Have no idea what to call this, so Book Heart Art it is! I am actually very proud of myself for this one! I really love it, and put a lot of thought into it, and it turned out great!

As much as I would like to say this was ALL my idea, its not. I originally saw this image (below) and knew it would be fun to replicate. I thought it was really sweet, and then I added a little spin of my own to it...

Every Heart has a Story to Tell...
I heard this in a song and thought it was so true. And how perfect is it with the story heart!
For the heart, I actually used pages from the book A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks. I love that movie, and have seen it so many times, that I was totally over the book. It had been sitting in storage for years, so I didn't really consider it a loss. I mean, I love the story, and I think its sweet, simple, and romantic- which is perfect for this project.

And I actually searched through the book to find this page with this verse on it. I think it is beautiful, and the perfect face for my heart with a story

Isn't she purdy!
I started with this piece on the wall, where it was totally drowned out. It didn't stand out at all. Then, I moved it to my carved shelves where it looked okay, but still wasn't at its home.

Then I had a brain fart... DUH! Why don't I put it on the bookshelf with all the other books!?!?!?
I know, I thought WAY too hard about the whole process of this project. But I just couldn't help it! I love it when I get into a mood where the creative juices are flowing, and I am just beyond inspired. I also know that more than likely anybody who sees this thing in my house isn't going to see any of these thoughts or details when they look at it (which is totally fine) but this thought process makes me love this piece even more.

AHHHHH. Perfect placement. Perfect idea

Totally in Love...

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  1. This is totally sweet. I love the simplicity of it.

  2. What a totally gorgeous project! I love the way you "tweaked" it. Your verse adds the perfect touch, and the quote is wonderful, as is the font. I think it ended up in the perfect spot as well.

  3. Wow. I love this. So perfect for book pages. Wonderful.

  4. Wow, I love it too. So simple, so pretty. Thanks for sharing.
    Dannyelle at

  5. This is so touching, thanks for sharing!

  6. I love this! What a beautiful idea, and I loved how you made it your own. I will definitely be doing this project some day. I am a bibliophile, too. The verse you chose from the Nicholas Sparks book is great as well. It is from Corinthians, in the bible. Found you on Craft-O-Maniac's link party! ~Lori

  7. I really love this idea! So simple and effective! Your verse is perfect with this!

  8. AMAZING! this looks so beautiful. I love that the text is so perfect. I am a brand new follower. Can't wait to see what else you post :)

  9. What a beautiful project. Simple yet elegant. Suz at Inspiring Creativeness sent me the Versatile Blogger award and I'm sending it to you. Please visit my blog to get the details. Lesa at

  10. This is beautiful.. I have a daughter graduating from college and may have to try this as a gift.. Great job.. Thanks for sharing.

  11. I love, love, love this! having that text on your heart is genius!
    thanks for sharing @ ccc

  12. Howcan I receive your post in my email? Thanks Angela (I am from Brazil)and I liked so much your blog...

  13. This is so sweet, I love the idea...

  14. Oh my goodness.......this is absolutely beautiful! I can't wait to make one!!!!!!

  15. this is fantastic! love your blog. I am now a new follower

  16. Hi! I absolutely LOVE this project. I made my own version of this today. I also linked to your blog from my own. Thank you for the inspiration!

  17. Hi there, do you sell these??

  18. Love this. I am duplicating it for my great niece's wedding! My one question is what font did you use?


  19. Absolutely terrific idea I just love it! The bible verse is 1st Corinthians 13:4-7.

  20. Where did you get the shadow box that you used for it? I love the whole thing!

  21. This idea could be changed up even more. Love how simple and clean it is and love how you matched your favorite love story for the heart!!! But you could totally use this simple idea to match it with peoples personalities for gifts.......or for hollidays........or for a childs room. Use pictures from a favorite childs book for the back ground...... under the words and use the words from the book for the heart... so many ideas. ............ Yours is beautiful !! :)

  22. I LOVE this, in fact, I saw it on pinterest wayyyy before I even knew or understood what pinterest was! I saved the idea and made a little heart of my own which hangs on my inspiration wheel. Since then, I started a blog and recently made some bookmarks with the same style hearts. I want to give you credit for inspiring me, so I plan to give a link back to you here in a post. Just wanted to let you know...and to say thank you for sharing! (Now following you) Roxana @ fourelevenrox

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