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Altered Book - Sylvie

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And today we have Sylvie's altered book using Graphic 45 Paper: Couture and Treasure Gold. Full instruction PDF available to download





Click here to download the PDF:

1. Cut a square with a cutter in the centre of the cover and some of the pages directly underneath to form a frame

2. Glue the pages together using a brush and the book binding glue

3. Cut the wax paper in small pieces. Crease them and glue them to the cover

4. Let dry

5. Add a layer of gesso

6. Use Distress Stains Walnut and Spiced Marmalade to ink the cover

7. Apply Treasure Gold (White Fire, Brass, Sapphire & Ruby)

8. Ink the edge of the book pages with Paper Artsy Fresco Finish paint Old Gold

9. Glue a picture from the Graphic 45 paper in the frame and attach ribbon or lace to the edge of the picture

10. Glue cover to the pages

11. Cut flowers and the lady from the Graphic 45 paper and add to the cover

12. Finally add gems, Glossy Accent, and a metal charm.

You will need

Wax Paper Sheet
Book Binding Glue
Pebeo Studio: Gesso
Tim Holtz Distress Stains : Walnut Stain, Spiced Marmalade
Treasure Gold: White Fire, Brass, Ruby, Sapphire
Graphic45 Paper 12x12 : Couture
Metal Fittings
Kaisercraft Self-Adhesive Pearls: Ice Green, Chino, Bliss
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paints: Old Gold
Ranger Glossy Accents




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