A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 304,884
Currently Running With Scissors:
524 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Altered Journal  (Read 1545 times)
Tags for this thread: altered_book , journal  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
sprinklez
« on: January 11, 2010 06:29:06 PM »

I found a "backstreet boys" spiral notebook in my old stuff, and I was excited because it hadn't been written in! The cover would not do, though, so I removed the wire and changed it into a pretty distressed journal. Tongue


The back:


And After I finished, I realized I'd made it so the paper was upside-down! Oops! I don't mind, though. Here's a view of that, and how I aged the edges of the pages.


Sorry about the mediocre pictures, I'm still getting used to my new camera. :]
Also, I didn't take the pictures two years ago...I'm gonna need to set the date on the camera. XD
« Last Edit: January 11, 2010 06:30:37 PM by sprinklez » THIS ROCKS   Logged

lovelyxmalia
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2010 07:06:05 AM »

that is a beautiful cover! I love taking old notebooks and revamping them!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

She sees shooting stars...
              & comet's tail
She's got heaven in her eyes.
sprinklez
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2010 09:23:39 AM »

Thank you!

The cover is regular copy paper that I aged using ink (Distress Ink color "vintage photo") and on the spine is burlap. I wish I'd had some fabric glue or something on hand; the burlap did not like my e6000.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

morglanc
Offline Offline

Posts: 1304
Joined: 23-Sep-2006

hey, are you going to throw that away?


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2010 10:01:21 AM »

very cool
THIS ROCKS   Logged

i love personal swaps. i'm looking to swap my art or paper crafts for some re-usable fabric snack bags, fabric sandwich wraps, fabric paper towels, glass pendants, ephemera, or art books.


http://www.wists.com/morglanc

http://morglanc.blogspot.com/
humboldtcherry
Offline Offline

Posts: 1000
Joined: 24-Jan-2010

Marching to the beat of a different accordion


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2010 10:28:43 PM »

Backstreet Boys Grin Cheesy Cheesy Grin   Great Job on the notebook!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Glamour Magazine Celebrates Beauty Through the Decades
Makeup Genius Kandee Johnson Transforms Into Kim Kardashian in 30 Secs!
How to Create Kim Kardashian’s Smoky Eye
DIY Oil Cleanse
Make It Easy: DIY Oil Cleanse
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Easy Tile Coasters
Tute Tuesday: Scrabble Afghan
These Are a Few of My Favorite (Spooky!) Things

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.