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« on: September 23, 2010 09:33:35 AM »

I was lucky to attend a book reading/signing with JK Rowling at Carnegie Hall in New York - - I created this scrap page about the experience

The journaling is hidden under the owl - it is pretty long, but you can read all about the signing on my blog
http://reelgirlsanimalhouse.blogspot.com/2010/09/harry-potter-and-deathly-hallows.html

Some special notes about this layout:
I found a Harry Potter font online, printed it on cardstock and cut the letters out by hand. I cut the image of Hedwig the owl from a children’s poster, adhered it to chipboard and then used Helmar Crackle Medium on it. I fashioned the Gryffindor House banner out of felt, fabric and embroidery floss, I found the image online but really wanted it on fabric. So, using Helmar V2 spray I attached a piece of fabric to cardstock and ran it through my printer. The book page is from a 1915 textbook called “Chief Contemporary Dramatists” that I found at a thrift store. The feather, pressed flower, owl and banner all represent different things from the Harry Potter books. On the edges of my cardstock, I used Tattered Angel masks and ink.



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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2010 09:46:39 AM »

Wow this is really cool...definitely one of the best layouts I've ever seen!  And what an awesome experience to base it from!
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2010 10:07:30 AM »

Sweet! I love that crackle medium. Everything looks just effortlessly laid out- which takes a lot of talent! Really great job!

And, wow, very lucky you  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2010 11:31:28 AM »

I'd give almost anything to meet JK.
What a way to save this memory.
I never heard of a crackle medium but I sure want it now!
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2010 02:07:02 PM »

so wonderfully awesome!!  love the page & wish i had had your experience!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2010 05:57:41 AM »

wow, this is really cool; I love your page. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2011 04:33:11 PM »

Awesome page! I really like how you included the journaling!
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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2011 05:53:37 PM »

Very awesome! I looove Harry Potter way too much and you've inspired me to get working on my scrapbook!
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« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2011 11:57:46 PM »

One of my favorite LO's ever. I am so jealous, in a great way, that you met my hero. You have some amazing cutting skills. I have that font and I can't even get it to cut that pretty on my die cut machines.
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« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2011 02:33:48 PM »

WOW! It is all so cohesive and so artistically done.  How lucky you were to meet her, and what a nice piece to commemorate the experience.
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