After dating my girlfriend for a long time, I decided it was time to step up my gift game and develop a completely new gift for her. I wanted a gift that could bring together as many elements of our relationship as possible but I also wanted it to be a physical gift. This then lead me to the creation of the LoveBox: a music box that plays our favorite song (La Vie en Rose) and displays pictures of some of our favorite memories.
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