Book price: fifty cents. Supplies: what I have on hand.
|Going through my scrapbook papers stash|
|BEFORE: Inside cover--my cutout images layed out|
|AFTER: Inside cover|
|Supplies on hand: white paint, mod podge, gloss sealer spray|
|Positioned my cutout images right on the paint, let dry, and then painted on mod podge|
|Added a scrapbook paper and images on the right, mod podge, let dry, then gloss sealer on both sides.|
I decided to put some cross-stitch on the cover--my theme is heART Journal, and then I found these stamp-like images on some scrapbook paper stock and that's when the mod podge came out! I cut out the ones I liked and this became my cover and inside cover decorations. As I work on this ongoing altered book project, off and on, it will probably take a few more weeks to get all the pages prepared. I'm going to label the months in here for 2013, and boom! I've got an art journal, made from a fifty cent book and all my scraps.
|A scrap piece of tea-stained aida cloth, some floss, and a design I just made up as I stitched.|
|The original cover|
Eat, Write, Dream, and Stitch the unexpected.