Monday, August 27, 2012

5 Tips: on how to write a '100 things I love about you' list.

Recently I wrote a '100 things I love about you' list to Clark. It was a lot of fun to write and I knew it would be something that he would enjoy reading. Here are some tips for writing one. 

1. Be honest. Don't lie or fabricate this list. It is supposed to be sweet and personal.
2. Don't turn hates into loves.  I have read some list that my friends have done for their boyfriends and they turned things that annoy them about there boyfriends into things they love. Don't do this. If you hate something that they do, don't say you love it.
3. Mix it up. Don't write all the lovey dovey stuff in one section and the practical stuff you love about him in another. Mix it up and it will stay interesting and he will enjoy reading it.
4. Get to the details. This is an important one. No one wants a generic list that can apply to anyone. Pay attentions to the little things he does for you and write those.
5. Have a good time. This should be fun to write not a chore. If it starts to feel like a chore step back from the list and come back in a few days when you have fresh thoughts.

I would recommend handwriting it and not typing it out. It is more personal handwritten. Enjoy writing it and I hope he appreciates the list! 
love, Carlee 

23 comments:

  1. Such a sweet idea! I bet he loved it! <3 <3 <3

    x
    Lost in the Haze: a Fashion Photography Blog

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  2. So sweet! I'm going to do that to my boyfriend. The little things are the best :)

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  3. Love this idea! I'm your newest follower :)

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  4. ahh i love this list! soo cute!

    love from San Francisco,
    Britt+Whit

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  5. Very cute. I feel like this is something I should do before my wedding in November. Might make a cute little gift right before the ceremony :)

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  6. What a cute idea!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  7. This is such a cute idea! I might do this for our anniversary gift because I've been trying to think of something!! And thanks so much for the kind words regarding my etsy shop!
    :)
    Allison
    A's Fashion Files
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  8. This is actually a really amazing and thoughtful idea! Plus I love the tips you gave for writing one (thanks girl ;) When I have a boyfriend (that's a big fat 'WHEN!'.... that should probably be if ever!) I think I will do this (hopefully I will remember if that when ever comes ;)

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  9. Hey, I love your style, I found your blog from a friend of mines blog. I'm looking for some new blogs to follow, so if you'd like to follow each other, leave me a comment and from there I'll give you a follow :) mine's www.elly-vickere.com

    Hope to hear from you soon lovely!
    x

    P.s: I am trying to make more fashion posts, if you could give me some advice on how to take some like yours, where you can get your whole body in the picture, I would be ever so greatful!

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  10. amazing!
    wanna follow each other?
    ummm...cheers!

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  11. this is so cute, I should do it for someone!

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  12. Awww I love the idea of making a love list! I saw the same idea recently but to do a stack of cards... 52 things to love! Great tips! I think I'll make one for my boyfriend!

    xx
    Holly Foxen Wells
    GlamourMash

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  13. I wrote similar list (shorter, maybe should try to make 100 things in the future) and most important thing is to outline lovely details!

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  14. so sweet. i definitely need to write one of these for the people i love most in my life! xx

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  15. Too sweet! I'll have to try this on thanksgiving!! So excited! PS. I'd love it if you could come visit my blog! :)

    -Stephanie
    @LaminLouboutins.blogspot.com

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  16. fabulous list! Adore this post, love. I've got a brand new outfit post inspired by one of my favorite TV characters. I'd love if you'd check it out. xo

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  17. This is such a cute idea!!! SOOOOO sweet! I may need to try it ;) Hope your week is going well pretty lady!
    xoxo Darby
    Obviously Obsessed 

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  18. This is such a lovely idea :) I might do something like this for my boyfriend for our anniversary in November. Thanks for the tips!

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  19. Such a great article, my love.
    I will come back everytime I'll need more insporation :)

    Great tips!

    xx

    Nicoleta

    www.nicoleta.me

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  20. This is great! 100:o will take some time to compost that one unless my boyfriend is clark gable:D
    Definitely going to try, though!

    Love,
    Shubhi's Revels!

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Thanks for the wonderful comment. I read and enjoy every single one. Have a question for me, I will reply as soon as I can. Love , Carlee