Friday, November 7, 2008

Mind Wide Open Challenge

This is the image that Gail posted at Mind Wide Open for this month's challenge along with the word prompt "Beloved"

And this is my entry.....



I covered a cigar box with decorative paper and embellished the the top with vintage lace, trim, a velvet leaf and black glass buttons. The verse comes from the Song of Solomon ("My beloved is mine and I am his") --Steve often leaves me sweet little notes around the house for me to find and I thought this is the perfect box to store them in!

They're just stashed in my dresser drawer right now! :-/



Gail will be posting everyone's entry tomorrow, November 8 and you can begin voting for your favorite then! Check out all the beautiful creations---they are all so wonderful!



Have a great weekend!

31 comments:

  1. Oh, oh, oh...I so love that! The colors and the style...perfect. I will definately go vote...

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  2. Thats soooo pretty and has all my favorite elements on it!

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  3. OMGoodness Myrna!! This is just GORGEOUS!!! I just love it....what a wonderful place to keep your love notes too ~ hope you both have a great weekend, xxoo, Dawn

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  4. What a beautiful box and perfect for your love notes from your hubby. The embellishments are so pretty. Love it!

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  5. Oh so lovely..... My favorites colors.... Have a wonderful weekend. I'm off to finish some odd and end decorating.....

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  6. Wow. Just...WOW! I absolutely love what you've done with the image. So clever and such lovely embellishments. Absolutely stunning. It's going to be so hard to vote this time, and yours is definitely a top contender!

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  7. Ooh this is just lovely! I had been debating between making a box or a suncatcher. You've created a wonderful interpretation here!

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  8. What a wonderfully lovely piece and it's intended purpose makes it all that much more special!

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  9. Just beautiful and your quote is so perfect. Really gives this a story.

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  10. I love your entry, it is really beautiful! Good luck!

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  11. how charming...at MWO, I didn't even realize it was a box....how sweet :)

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  12. Awesome box--a perfect place for love notes!

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  13. Oh my goodness Myrna...you and your Steve are living your true LOVE STORY...Hugs, ;-) Bo

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  14. Wow - your box is just wonderful, love what you have done, great work. Thanks for comment on my blog.

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  15. hello! I just found your blog...YOu have beautiful art. I will surely come back to see you again. :)

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  16. really beautiful work!!good luck!:0)

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  17. Beautiful!! Love how you cropped the image to fit your box! Very creative and clever idea!

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  18. Myrna!! That is beautiful. I just love everything you do.
    Becky

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  19. Your piece is amazing - I love the way you placed her face on the side and all the gorgeous details. :o)

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  20. I have no idea where I got that balance beam and of course you may use it and you don't have to mention me at all.
    I appreciate your prayers. I have started a new job and could definately use them.
    Hope you get back in balance again too.
    Hugs
    Becky

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  21. Oh, I love how your box turned out, it is just perfect Pinkie

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  22. Myrna.....that box is SO BEAUTIFUL and I especially like that I know it will hold treasures from your real life beloved, Steve! Great job! I voted for you!
    Toni
    PS: Got a job!

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  23. This is my first comment here, but I wanted to tell you I voted for your piece. I chose it because it is the only piece where the woman doesn't look trapped - so thanks for setting her free with your creativity :).

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  24. It's even better in person! Myrna is so gifted...;)

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  25. SENSATIONAL and i love the fact that you will be keeping the love notes inside.
    xxx

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  26. Hi Myrna - it pleased me to no end to go and cast a vote for your GORGEOUS box - what a lovely interpretation of the theme with the scripture, and what an incredible job you did actually creating it...flawless!! I LOVE it that you will use if to store treasured love notes from your Steve - oh how blessed you are...and how blessed he is too!!

    Have a great weekend!!

    Hugs and Blessings,
    BeckyS.

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  27. I voted for you with out hesitaion! Don't sell yourself so short honey, your a very good artist! I voted then stopped by your blog. Keep on creating your beauty.

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  28. congratulations, well deserved win. aloha Lilla

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  29. Congratulations, Myrna!!! It`s really a wonderful piece!! :o)

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