Step 13: After the glue has dried, fill the book with items of your choice. Step 11: Remove the pages until the space is completely hollowed out. Arguably, “vintage” is anything 50 years or older while “antique” is considered anything that is 100 years or older. You could hollow out a book, put the ring inside and give it to her as a gift. Some books come with a heart pillow that fits inside: tie the engagement ring to it when you propose and use as the ring pillow on your wedding day! How to Hollow Out a Book to Make a Secret Book Safe. The difference between the two always confused me, so naturally I Googled it. You can also re-use the book in your love nest to stash valuables or your rainy day fund after the wedding. You can just mark a rectangle that is 1 inch from the 4 edges of the book. Step 12: Coat the empty space with Modge Podge and cover with construction paper. Hide the ring in this hollow book safe until you’re ready to pop the question. posted by biochemist at 3:02 PM on July 27, 2009 [ 6 favorites] You could make your own silly little picture book about the two of you; how you met, things you've done, and end it with the proposal and a "they lived happily ever after".

Once the glue is dry, open the book to the solid area, I wanted the hole in the book to fit the case my pearls reside in, so I traced all the way around that case. I tend to Google everything that I …