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« on: September 18, 2011 05:36:58 AM »

For a swap-bot swap I hade to make a profile suprise for my partner. She likes shabby chic and notebooks (the paper kind) so I made her a notebook cosy. It felt really weird to stain, bleach and torn it after I made it. A bit scary even because I wasn't sure it would turn out alright. Just in case I'd screw up I made "before" pictures too. But I think it turned out quite nice.













This before the staining, bleaching and torning:



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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2011 06:58:48 AM »

It looks lovely! Im sure your partner will love it  Smiley I would have been worried about staining and roughing it up too but you did a really nice job.
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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2011 08:58:06 AM »

Very cool. You picked such beautiful fabrics, lace and buttons. It's just perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2012 11:51:54 AM »

beautiful! i love all of the fine delicate detail! it gives it a nice classy/vintage look Smiley
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