postheadericon How to Create a Love Altar

A love altar, or a shrine is a confined space dedicated to your love, or senpai. A senpai is the Japanese term for an older person who you adore.

How to Create a Love Altar

1 Find a large closet space, preferably hidden from those who don’t understand the depths of your love. Make sure your mom won’t find it when she’s cleaning your room.

How to Create a Love Altar

2 Determine the person who you want to make an altar to. This person is referred to as “the object of your desire.”

How to Create a Love Altar

3 Recognize that your feelings for this person are special. No one else can understand how you feel about this person, and you are experiencing something more pure and unique than anything in history.

How to Create a Love Altar

4 Acquire photos of the object of your desire. Staged photos are not as special, so try to get pictures of them when they don’t know you’re doing it. A good idea is to take pictures as they are waking up in the morning, because they will still be too sleepy to notice what you’re doing.

How to Create a Love Altar

5 Acquire mementos of them. This can be anything from from a page of their notebook to a strand of hair. Make sure you store them in a safe place before you set them up. Use your imagination!

How to Create a Love Altar

6 Buy a nice, small wooden bookshelf from Ikea or similar furniture retailer. These small shelves make for a very classy and professional looking altar, making it clear how much effort you have put into this endeavor.

How to Create a Love Altar

7 Make the Altar. Put the photos in the center of the bookshelf, surrounded by candles as well as the mementos that you have collected. Be sure that the photos are the centerpiece, so that your eyes are naturally drawn to them.

How to Create a Love Altar

8 Enjoy basking in the beauty of your special someone.

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