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Altered Book by purplefeltpen Altered Book by purplefeltpen
This is an ooooold old book that I "rescued" from my high school library right before I graduated... they were going to throw it out! It was covered in a really ugly dust jacket that revealed a KICKASS cover when removed. I knew I had to do something with this book. It took a lot of willpower to make the first "alteration", because it's been drilled into my head my entire life to respect books... once I got started, though, I couldn't stop!

I used scrapbooking materials (paper, hole punches, adhesives, etc.etc.) and decorated the pages. Some of them look plain at the first glance (I know you're thinking I didn't do ANYTHING for the fleur-du-lis page... first person to find the secret there gets a gold star =P )

There's another two sets of pages that I didn't put up in here. The first I left out because it was god-awful and I am ashamed of it. The second I left out because it's my favourite and I can't get the colours to come out right in photos or with my scanner, and I want to wait to post it until I feel like it's being adequately represented!

This is pretty much an ongoing project for me to play with whenever I feel like it... it's so theraputic to put together!
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Gir-of-Spades Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
i guess im the first to guess, but did you rotate a few of the fleur-du-lis's??
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Riddlecat Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2009
ooooh, thats cooool, Jenn Jenn, you got all these cool projects going on,I really like what yuve been doing tothe pages.

ya going to keep updating whenever to add more right?
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purplefeltpen Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2009
:D Thanksss

I will update when I have more pages done, I haven't worked on the book for a while now, and it'll probably be even longer now that the oekaki is up hehe
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