Cartas de Amor (Love Letters)

Hello everyone! I know it's Saturday & don't I normally don't post on weekend, but I've been working on this wonderful project for several weeks now. I'm exhausted!  However, being that it's February & almost Valentine's Day - the word LOVE has been constantly on my mind. 

A few weeks ago, I created 'Cartas de Amor', which means "Love Letters" in Spanish. It's a collection of personal love letters from 18 bloggers, including myself. In addition, there's a whole bunch of gift ideas, delicious desserts & more! The reason I decided to do it in a magazine format was because I really felt it would look much better than in a blog post. 


I hope you'll enjoy it & tweet about it, add it to Facebook & share it with others.
 

My guy has always been a ROMANTIC throughout our relationship & so I wanted to capture the idea of what LOVE was for other people. There's something special about a handwritten note that far outweighs any email - taking the time write on a piece of paper is refreshing. It's truly an act of love to write a love letter. In fact most of the great poets did it this way.

It is such a blessing to have all these women share LOVE letters with all of us!  Cartas De Amor
is now live!!!! Please take a look here.




Please feel free to BLOG about it & if you do, let me know! I will re-tweet your post to my followers! Thanks!



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47 comments

  1. Wow this is awesome! great creative way. I loved what you have done with those letters. You are an unlimited inspiration for me Jen <3

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  2. What can I say...awesome concept, inspiring and really gorgeous. Thanks so much to all of you who shared something so private and intimate. Love is a strong word and Jen - you show it in all your work too, so thank you for sharing and creating. Magical --- Donna xx

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  3. Wow, Jen! What an inspiring collection you put together. I may have to go write a love note right now!

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  4. This is such a lovely idea. So romantic and creative. :D

    Always,
    Mostly Lisa

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  5. This is so amazing, thank you for sharing!

    xx
    Rose
    Blonde in this City

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  6. So honoured to be apart of this Jen! Thank you again for including me, so grateful.

    Blessings,
    Stephanie

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  7. I love this Jen, you are just so creative! I have never seen anything like it and everything from the unique content to the fun design are fantastic. I totally understand what you mean when you say you love "love." :) I so really appreciate your openness with all of us readers! Thanks for putting me in a great mood!

    Happy Valentine's Day to you!!

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  8. great post!

    http://glamourgirl-bg.blogspot.com/

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  9. What a lovely idea!! I loved reading through the letters and getting a better sense of some of the bloggers I follow. So romantic. You are so inspired Jen!

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  10. Oh wow this is so awesome! I loved it! I'm thinking you should do something for every occasion like this! Such a creative way to fuse everything that you love together!

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  11. Hi Jen! In spanish and in Portuguese is the Same! :)
    Happy Valentine´s Day from Portugal.

    www.isabelpiresdelima.blogspot.com

    Isabel (Interior Designer)
    xoxo

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  12. This is so completely fabulous. I love the creativity. I wasn't even aware that this could be done until now. Truly an inspiration.

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  13. Such a beautiful idea Jen! You're right that there is something so nice about a handwritten note.
    Loving love letter!
    xo Tiffany

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  14. This is wonderful Jen!!! Amazing job...Romantic and inspiring. I hope to find a guy like that someday. ;)

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  15. those letters are truly beautiful and moving, thanks for sharing them!! And the magazine looks great!! xoxo

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  16. What a brilliant idea Jen! I LOVE it!!! I really need to start finding all our love notes and compile them into a mini book ;)

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  17. This is so amazing Jen, love it!

    http://girlsnextbestfriend.blogspot.com

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  18. This is amazing!! Such a great idea. Perfect for Valentines day. I really loved reading through the collection

    xx Ani
    catchtwentyone.blogspot.com

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  19. What a fun and precious project! I have a box my hubby made me sometime 17 years ago full of love letters he wrote to me when we were dating! Precious memories!!!

    So inspiring for Valentine's Day!!!

    Thanks!

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  20. What a fun and precious project! I have a box my hubby made me sometime 17 years ago full of love letters he wrote to me when we were dating! Precious memories!!!

    So inspiring for Valentine's Day!!!

    Thanks!

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  21. What a fun and precious project! I have a box my hubby made me sometime 17 years ago full of love letters he wrote to me when we were dating! Precious memories!!!

    So inspiring for Valentine's Day!!!

    Thanks!

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  22. THis is so cute! Thank you so much for including me in there! I cant wait to blog about it and post about it!
    So adorable! Love reading all the other love letters!
    xoxo,
    Olga

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  23. THis is so cute! Thank you so much for including me in there! I cant wait to blog about it and post about it!
    So adorable! Love reading all the other love letters!
    xoxo,
    Olga

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  24. Jen, qué idea más bonita! it is such a nice idea! I loved it. Thanks again. not all of us are so lucky to have such a great love in our lives, but who knows, someday...

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  25. great job!! hope you do this every year!

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  26. These love letters are a really lovely idea, very creative and romantic, I loved reading them all... xv

    http://vickiarcher.com

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  27. Loved being a part Jen! Just blogged about it :-)

    xoxo
    eileen
    www.acreativedayblog.com

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  28. This is fabulous! Amazing job. Thank you for bringing the love letter back:)

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  29. This is so beautiful and heartwarming. I love handwritten notes - my husband actually proposed with a love note! Thanks for sharing xx

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  30. What a creative way to share your private and loving moments, Jen! You are such an inspiration! Xx

    Pink Carnations

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  31. Ladies - thank you all for the support - im so elated to hear you like it!! xoxox

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  32. Thank you for including me and my wee one!

    I'm a little slow this morning having just gotten back in town, but I did just launch a post: http://smallshopstudio.com/2013/02/11/cartas-de-amor-best-valentines-ever/

    xoxo

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  33. Jen, this is just beautiful work! I'm going to share on twitter/facebook right now. Wishing you a very happy week of love,

    xo Mary Jo

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  34. Can you make this into a coffee table book?

    I'd totally buy it!

    xo
    www.carlyonqueue.blogspot.com

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  35. I love this series dedicated to the lover in you! Thanks for including me and my guy Jen! We celebrate love year 'round.

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  36. This is so awesome! I had the most beautiful note from my husband that said "casate conmigo" (marry me?).
    I treasured it and carried with me every single day in my wallet. Sadly I was stolen and my note was gone :(
    I always regret not framing it. But still it's my heart!
    xo,
    Marcela
    http://tucasablogonline.blogspot.com

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  37. @MARCELA: oh! so sorry to hear that! My husband did the same thing, but I framed it right away....luckily.

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  38. What an amazing idea!!! I wish I could've been part of it... Going to read them now!

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  39. Cartas de amor - is a wonderful idea, full of creativity.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings from Spain.

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  40. Cartas de amor - is a wonderful idea, full of creativity.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings from Spain.

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  41. Beautiful! Cheers to love!

    www.adrisworld.com

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  42. It turned out so beautifully!! I love all the styling, the colors, the layout, and of course, the love notes. This brought a smile to my face on a dreary Tuesday morning :)

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/HFinnJewelry

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  43. This is SO fantastic! Thank you for sharing!! xoxo

    Mandy aka Waiting On Martha
    www.waitingonmartha.com

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  44. What a great post. I blogged about it today. It also inspired my love letter for my husband. Thanks Jen!

    alplovesdesign.blogspot.com

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  45. What a great post. I blogged about it today. It also inspired my love letter for my husband. Thanks Jen!

    alplovesdesign.blogspot.com

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  46. Happy Valentine's Jen! What a lovely way to inspire others above giving and receiving love...Absolutely so excited to post it today on my blog. Good Luck on the mag too!!

    Handan from Haken's Place

    http://lifeasarts.blogspot.com/

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  47. Darling - I just saw this! Such a precious idea. Seriously sweet and makes me want to run and right a hand written note to my own beloved.

    I'd love to connect when I'm in NYC next month. Let's be in touch!!!

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