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Changes are always coming into our lives. Sometimes we know something brewing and other times we are knocked off our feet. There have been several times that I have been blindsided and devastated in my life. It's at these times we have to step back and take a breath. It feels like we will never … Continue reading Changes
When I rip out the pages of my altered book, I usually end up with a couple pages that don't rip as close to the seam as I want. What to do with those pages? Add tags in your altered book! I chose to glue two tags together with the … Continue reading Stencils and Tags in an Altered Book
This is one of my favorite collages in my altered book because of the doll with the mask. She's taken off her mask to reveal a luminescent face underneath. I haven't written anything (yet) on this page but I know there is more to learn when I take off my mask. I have been playing … Continue reading Adventures in Mask Making
After not having any creative flow due to the "crud" last week I was excited to get back to my altered book. Here's how I decide what to do next on my page. There are parts I really like and some I don't - that will happen on most of your pages. That's just how … Continue reading Anatomy of a Page – How I Decide What’s Next
How about a sponging and stenciling tutorial for our altered book? That's what I thought this morning. Sponging is really fun and messy. You can use this in your altered book, on your walls, or paint your furniture. The only real "rule" is to put on enough layers of sponging. If you aren't "feeling" it, … Continue reading Sponging and stenciling in our altered books
Here's a great page from Pintrest that I really liked. Mosaics with a black background. Randomly cut up scrap paper and glue it down on black scrapbook paper. Here's mine. I couldn't find any black paper so I used gray. It's not the same but it worked for this page. I'm going to … Continue reading Mosaics in your altered book