Hey, friends! Dovas, is a reputed editor at Bored Panda. And here's the story about how he proposed to the love of his life, Elena!
This story is not about gifting your girl friend something expensive it is about making your love and life partner feel really special!
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Here’s the piece of wax that I started with:
I kept my tools in a box that I could pack and hide quickly if she came home
We both love the outdoors, so I knew it’d have a nature theme
I’ve never made something so small, so I worked slowly – it took me more than 40 hours!
I had to work with a magnifying glass to see what I was doing
I used a camera lens blower to remove dust and scraps of wax
All finished – time to bring it to the jeweler’s
After casting it in gold and adding a green tourmaline gemstone… It looked like this! Success!
The stone has a deep evergreen color, but burns with a brilliant forest-green when it catches the light
Now for the box… after all, presentation is key
I’ll paint the panels and then add a second layer of wood over them
For my first time painting since elementary school, I don’t think I did too bad!
I covered the inside with paper that I marbled with green, blue, yellow and purple watercolors
I invited Elena out for a walk in the woods near our apartment…
Luckily for me, she said yes!