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Sunday, December 02, 2012

Hard Core Cropping! Journal Cover

 
This is the altered book cover that I made for the Hard Core Cropper's Challenge. Inspirational blog found HERE . I have a hoard of books that are waiting to be altered and this was a great excuse to rip one apart.
 
 

A close-up of how I distressed the Coredinations card stock used as the background paper.
 
 
I just looked for a book with the right color cover then ripped out the whole set of pages. I used washi tape with stars down the spine. After attaching the background paper, I stamped and embossed, colored, and cut out the round ornaments. I adhered them down and glued down the strands of thread. I added a Merry Chirstmas and some stars (also Coredinations cardstock) to fill it out. Now it's ready for pages which I envision to be pockets that will hold Christmas recipes, lists, and reminders.
 
Very happy with this project! It was great fun!
Wy



2 comments:

  1. Oooh I absolutely love this color combo!! Great antiqueing

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  2. Well done with the challenge, love your colour choice, and all the baubles.

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