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« on: June 28, 2013 01:03:13 PM »

Made this Mini charms textbook for a swap.  Was really fun!



Put texture on it, then painted and black washed.  The center decoration is cut out from cereal box cardboard and covered with hot glue and paint is all! (uh oh, secret is out)  Then glued a big jewel in the center. 


Made pages around the edge with paper and paint.  Then it didn't feel quite done so made a special trip back to the store for book corners for the final touch. 


More cereal box pieces as sides


Started out as a plain old paper book box from Hobby Lobby!  I love seeing the texture difference.


And for fun I added a -charm- bracelet inside.




Tada!  Thanks for looking  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2013 01:26:01 PM »

i would have never have thought to do that with hot glue, but that looks great, I am totally going to have to try that! What a brilliant result.
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2013 03:00:17 PM »

Oh wow, I can't believe how awesome this looks! I've never seen one of the cardboard boxes look even close to this amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2013 03:19:29 PM »

Cool! I want that bracelet too, haha.
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2013 12:30:59 PM »

Grr! Americans and your Hobby Lobby - colour me jealous and amazed. I clicked "This Rocks". You should do a craftalong for these - way awesome talent!
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