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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Handmade Book

I started making this book months ago. I needed something to work on at crops when I didn't have other projects to do, so I made little altered pages. I finally put them all together and made a book to display them.

I used a 7 Gypsies book board for the cover, and embellished with a Crafty Secrets image, old fabric and trim, and Prima flower.


I bound the book using a piece of printed canvas and embellished it with old tatted trim.


As you can see, I made quite a few little pages for the book.


Here are just a few of my favorites:


I used images of birds, old postcards, and pages from a small art book.


I layered the images with old paper, journaling spots, rub-ons, trim, buttons.


I'm still going back and embellishing some more.


This little book was fun to put together. I don't know if I'll ever consider it "finished," as I'm always finding something else I want to add.
 

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3 Comments:

Blogger dianapena8 said...

Very Beautiful! love how you made a book out of all those pretty page =D

November 2, 2011 at 5:00 PM  
Blogger Julie Boeck said...

What a fun book! You've given me a great idea!

November 4, 2011 at 11:20 AM  
Blogger Audrey Pettit said...

Gorgeous! Wow, do I ever LOVE this little book of yours, Erica!!

November 9, 2011 at 6:44 AM  

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