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A Message On the Steps of Sacre Coeur?

Here's where you tell me an upside down heart has some horrible, inappropriate meaning, and I'll be forced into a state of embarrassment for the rest of the day. On the other hand, maybe you have no clue, like me, and we'll imagine it's something wonderful together.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Bianca

OK… so I am a dork and I googled it. According to this highly reputable method, I found that it COULD mean the opposite of love… extreme hate. However, one rather poetic response said that since it is an upside down heart and it kind of looks like tear drops it means the sorrow after love is lost. And that’s still lovely… sad, but lovely.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Jessica

Nope, no clue. I think they are cute. (for now!)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Igor

I’d interpret this as follows: when you are in love, the world turns upside down and you just love. Upwards or downwards. It makes no difference when in love:-)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Nichole

Kristi – NO WAY. I think you just made my entire year. Seriously! Thank you!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Kristi

Nichole -

Not sure if you know this or not, but Paris in Color in available for purchase at Shakespeare & Co. My husband and I just returned from Paris (on holiday), so I wanted to pass along the pleasant surprise! I already have a copy (that my husband purchased for our anniversary), or I would have bought one on the spot! Congratulations!


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by marni

i love that it’s left to the eye of the beholder…

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Anait

Perhaps it doesn’t need a meaning or, the artist did not intend one….only that it is visually pleasing and has made us think, which is usually an artist’s goal :)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Milsters

I love that interpretation! I think I will adopt that also. :)

Milsters / Little Pieces of Light

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Shoko

Love this.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Kristi

I’m so happy to be the bearer of exciting news! You should know that your lovely book is prominently displayed at the counter and also on a small round table (near the fiction) in the middle of the shop. FYI…my husband actually spotted it first! ;)

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