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« on: June 14, 2011 07:06:38 AM »

UPDATE: This is the cover finished! The rest of the finished pages are in this post...or here http://www.flickr.com/photos/phizzy/sets/72157627137355132 Smiley



Just finished preparing this altered book for Glastonbury Festival next week. So excited! Grin

It's an old 1970's Ladybird book on leaves that I picked up for 1. Bit dearer that the original 18p it cost! I'm going to alter the cover more after the festival since it'll only get scuffed up in my bag over the weekend no doubt!

I thought it might be fun to share some 'before' photos. I've condensed the photos to save loading them all up individually, but if anyone would like me to get proper pics of the backgrounds for use with ATC's or other projects, just let me know and I can get proper photos up for you Smiley

This is inside the front cover


And just the plain cover so far
















The link to the full set on flickr is here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/phizzy/sets/72157626835422517

Thanks for looking! I can't wait to see how this turns out, I'll have to remember to load yet more photos here when it's done! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011 07:26:49 AM »

It's beautiful so far....I can't wait to see what you do with it and am jealous you get to go to the festival!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011 07:43:17 AM »

Wow, it's going to be gorgeous. It already is!
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2011 08:54:37 AM »

I love all your altered books and am in awe with your skills. It's gorgeous now and I can't wait to see how it'll look once it's finished. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2011 09:13:26 AM »

fabulous colours Phizzy! 
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2011 01:12:43 PM »

Thanks! I can't wait to get there and start filling it up! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2011 07:28:45 PM »

Wow - cool bands.

I went to the Redding Festival eons ago with my sis on our first trip to the UK. All I remember is freezing rain (it was August? I think), mud puddles,  (nice) skinheads, more mud, lots of beer and lots of rain. Everyone knew we were Americans because we were dressed East Coast-style for the summer - shorts, tee shirts and sandals. And my sister, who worked in radio at the time, made me stay until the bitter end to see the Sugarcubes - her new fave band. I hung out in the VIP tent with Gay Bikers on Acid (the band) because it was warm there.

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« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2011 02:01:19 AM »

Ha ha, yep sounds like a typical English festival! Wellies are usually a must! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2011 08:33:20 AM »

A few finished pages. All of the paper bits and bobs I used were from the festival guide, daily newspaper or handouts Smiley

I met Marcus Bonfante and had a lovely chat with him. Check out his lovely message! Grin








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Wow, that's quite a lot of photos! I'll leave the rest out, but should you wish to see them, they're here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/phizzy/sets/72157627137355132
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2011 05:56:21 PM »

It's gorgeous, Phizz. I wish I could journal like that.
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« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2011 03:26:34 AM »

Thanks, racky! Have you tried journalling? I bet you'd be amazing!
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« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2011 05:22:13 AM »

Thanks, racky! Have you tried journalling? I bet you'd be amazing!

Gosh no, I can barely handle the Sketchbook project.  Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2011 06:04:24 AM »

 Cheesy

Yeah, I must get on with that too! It's lurking in a pile of paper on my table. At least I hope it's there... Roll Eyes
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I wish I'd have seen a project like this before I went to PinkPop Festival last month... I would have never considered making a festival journal, but it's a great idea! Although I doubt it would look as amazing as yours - Every page is beautiful, I love all the bright colours! Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2011 07:37:13 AM »

Thank you! They're so much fun to make, they become addictive! Cheesy
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