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« on: April 25, 2007 11:26:57 AM »

I just completed the Jane Austen swap and wound up altering a Tag shapedscrapbook into a Jane Austen book about her life and works- lots of pics- but I was so proud of it! My first altered type book-

The before pic- found these on clearance in Wal-Mart- plain white pages in a travel themed book-


A few of the pages as I reconstructed the base pages-



The new front cover-


Each page had facts about her life, or pictures, quotes, or details about her books and movies-







The completed booklet redesigned- (waxed paper sticking out is for shipping purposes)


So, what do you think?
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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2007 12:17:44 PM »

oh its gorgeous!  Shocked i love all the antique torn looking paper. you have nice handwriting too.  she is going to love it.  you have inspired me to complete my first altered book as well.
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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2007 12:31:28 PM »

Thanks JA
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2007 12:12:43 PM »

oh that's really good... i love the base pages - it all looks so detailed and interesting.
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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2007 08:16:50 AM »

Thanks, I tried to pick papers that were either regency pattern inspired, or with writing allover, as this was a Jane Austen swap after all! Still peeling glue off me!
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