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« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2013 12:06:53 PM »

Sweet idea and I think it's something I may do some day soon!  I am sure the recipient was very pleased!  

Not a critique just a curiosity, why not use pages from the book to cover the box?  Was the paper not strong enough?

The reasons I didn't cover the outside of the book are 1) It was a book of Shakespeare, and my partner lives in London, so I didn't want to obscure the words "William Shakespeare" on the spine; and 2) I wanted it to still look like a book to the casual observer, so the sewing box part of it would be a surprise.

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« Reply #21 on: March 16, 2013 12:58:28 PM »

Oh, no I meant instead of the scrapbook paper.  Are book pages too flimsy for something like this?
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« Reply #22 on: March 16, 2013 03:17:08 PM »

Oh, the inside! I think it would depend on the paper. The thinner pages would be somewhat see-through, but I can image they would work well if you used several layers, in a collage.
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« Reply #23 on: March 17, 2013 08:50:40 AM »

Thanks! Can't wait to try it out! I voted for you, i love it!
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« Reply #24 on: March 17, 2013 10:08:50 AM »

Thanks! Can't wait to try it out! I voted for you, i love it!
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« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2013 08:39:44 AM »

That is so cool!
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« Reply #26 on: March 26, 2013 12:57:31 PM »

I LOVE it!!! And from what I see it looks like you got a lot of the votes!!! Very awesome work Leslie!
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