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my first altered book
these pics are from my first altered book, which i made as gift for my husband last christmas. i found a book on dollhouses at goodwill, and it had a lot of great photos--but that ended up being both a blessing and a curse because i felt guilty about covering them up! it started to feel a little constraining.

it's still not quite finished, but maybe now that almost a year has passed i can revisit it with fresh ideas.

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sandy
sandy · San Francisco, California, US · 8 projects
thanks you two! yeah, altering books is fun, but really time consuming! this one still isn't done. next time i may have to find a very little book to work with. ;)
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Not A.
Not A. · Westlake, Ohio, US · 18 projects
This is so cool! Yah, me and Methatsall made altered board books, but in my opinion, yours looks like a BILLION times better! Good job!
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Courtney Couture
Courtney Couture · Keller, Texas, US · 20 projects
i love altered books! we had to do an altered board book project last year inart class it was awesome!
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sandy
sandy · San Francisco, California, US · 8 projects
thank you both!! alissa, i didn't even know the author had a doll house museum. i'm so sad it's closed, i'm sure it was amazing.
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1398 projects
What an amazing book, great find!
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Alissa B.
Alissa B.
That is gorgeaus! The author of the book, Flora Gill Jacobs, had a museum down here in D.C. until May 2006. I went there a lot as a child, and it was one of my favorite places on earth...so still and quiet, a little microcosm filled with tiny people, furniture, and animals. I look forward to seeing more of your work in the future Happy
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