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KaoticKrafter
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« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2011 04:34:13 PM »

Thanks for the answer Smiley

I am not usually patient enough to wait, but I try to.

Another questions (I really appreciate your help!!)-
Do your acrylic painted pages stick together? Mine have been lately and I am not sure if it is the humidity or the paint. My modge podged pages are sticking too Sad

anywho, I really appreciate the help!
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« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2011 02:17:20 AM »

I'm totally impatient too!! it gets in the way of my projects ALL the time.
Hm thats weird... i would guess probably something to do with the humidity. I haven't had a problem with my pages sticking together.

here's an exerpt from this website: http://stampinmama.typepad.com/stampin_mama_a_mama_that_/2006/07/our_love_affair.html

"Are you having a problems with the acrylic painted pages sticking together. If so, a couple of things you can do - get some Dorland's wax and rub it over the pages then buff with a soft cloth. Or dust the pages with Pearlex. Not only will the pages shimmer, but the dust will help to keep the pages from sticking. Or tip-in a pretty piece of tissue paper between the pages. Just some ideas . . ."

hopefully that will help!
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« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2011 03:56:08 PM »

Thanks! I have just had some scraps in their, but I like the idea of the tissue paper. My MIL and SIL suggested spray the pages with cheap hairspray. As one is an artist and the other taught 3rd grade for 30+ years (sending home art projects), I plan to give it a try once I remember to buy some cheap hairspray.

I appreciate the answers to my questions Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2011 09:58:31 PM »

sounds like a great idea! good luck with it, cant wait to see what you come up with!
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« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2011 09:24:05 AM »

Waa! How did I miss this!  Huh I've seen other people's altered books but this is one of the best ones I've seen yet! I really, really love it!  Grin That's it I'm wisting!  Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2011 04:24:10 PM »

You did such a great job.  I'm glad you gave it to her - I'm sure she loves it!! Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: December 11, 2011 02:12:17 AM »

Thank you!  Grin
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« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2011 12:39:22 PM »

Your book is awesome and I hope your friend appreciated all your hard work you put into it.  It looks so good!! Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2011 11:34:26 AM »

This is wonderful!  I'm always looking for inspiration for my own journals, and this has definitely been clipped to my Evernote Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2011 07:39:58 PM »

Love it!
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