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TTIC #43 A Love Song for Bella and Edward

It’s time for another Twilight Tuesday Challenge! This week, my Book Buddy Beth created it; and it’s a good one. Here’s what she wrote:

I love music! I relate just about everything I hear in songs to something. I just breathe it in – I FEEL it! So my challenge is going to draw on that. I challenge you to think about the Saga as a whole, and then to decide in retrospect, what Edward and Bella’s song should be. It can be a song about a particular part of their relationship, or their journey as a whole. Be prepared to explain!! This IS a variation of a prior challenge, so I ask that you try and go in a different direction if you participated previously! This will take some thought before project ideas even come into play – I better go start studying my iPod now…


Challenge Portion: Choose a song. Explain why it should be theirs. Share lyrics that are particularly poignant, if you can. Create a project scrapbook layout around this song.

Comment Portion: Do you have a theme song? One that seems to have been written *just* for you? Do tell! You can go as fun or profound as you are comfortable with – it is all good!

See? It’s a really cool challenge! It took a bit of thinking, but just as I was about to break out some CD’s that have lyrics in them, something popped into my head and I thought it was perfect. “I’ll Be Loving You (Forever)” by New Kids on the Block! Yes! I get to combine NKOTB AND Twilight in one project! How great is that?!?!

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Some excerpts from the song:

"I’ll be loving you forever

just as long as you want me to be”

“We’ve come to far to ever turn back now

This love will last forever

I can see it all now”

The whole song I think works… and I don’t think I need to explain why. Pretty self explanatory right?

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Here’s a close up of the Tim Holtz Mask that I used. I love how it came out. First, I used alcohol ink in Espresso, then I used Making Memories acrylic paint on top also in Espresso. Go fig!

And the photo I chose is from Edward and Bella’s 1st kiss. A pretty powerful moment… a pretty powerful song. Forever is a long time…but that’s what Bella and Edward have. Forever.

And as always, our Design Team has fantastic projects to display for this week’s challenge – please go and check them out!

Beth ~ Dani ~ Eve ~ Margie ~ Rebecca

with Guest Designers:

Donna ~ Jacquie ~ Erica (subbing for Margie!)

(Julie, Jen and Tonya are off this week)


Unknown said…
Oh Ali...I LOVE this layout...So beautifully done...And the song is soooo cool! I had forgotten all about that one...Now I am going to have to Youtube it and listen to it all over again...Again wonderful job sweetie...You are so talented!!!! Xx
Eve said…
Too funny!!!
Your project and (song) are amazing!!!! This is why I LOVE Tuesdays!! Thanks again for rockin it Alison!
Jacqueline said…
Ahhh such memories with this song! Perfect that you got to combine your love of NKOTB and Twilight!!! I LOVE this page Ali, the mask is so Amazing!!! Wonderful work hun!! Hugs!
Rebecca said…
OOOOOOOOOooooh lovin that TH mask! How cool is that on your project, great LO!
ellepaulette said…
Oh that NKOTB song brings back such wonderful memories! Love it!
Great job as well on your layout. Love that Tim Holtz mask!!
Ella Preuss said…
Really nice!
Love it!
Awesome layout and song! Ahhh, lovely memories :)
Erica said…
You ROCK!!! I love NKOTB and I think it is SOOO awesome you combined Twilight and NKOTB. Perfect combination, who would have thought. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the layout. The clock masking is just, wow! Fantastic.
Beth said…
New Kids! OMG! AWESOME! I am 15 all over again! :) I don't know if you do this intentionally, but you ALWAYS capture such emotion in your work! It's awesome - I aspire to be like you! :) Rock on, true?
Jen said…
Bwahaha!!! I got a really good chuckle out of NKOTB. Oh wow. Alison you just rock!! You have such a great sense of humor. :D And your layout is fantastic!!! I love the old look of the paper and the whole thing!! Wow. :D
Julie said…
I love that you used New Kids (from my area!) - it's perfect for capturing that "Bella & Edward at age 17" feeling. That mask is really cool, too -- you did such a great job with this!
Juanita said…
WOW, I used to love NKOTB. Such a great song and I love your layout.

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