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« on: April 08, 2014 05:38:09 PM »

Here's how the box started. The "binding" slides out to reveal the chamber of secrets (see what I did there?).  ;-)



Here it is after painting.  I love how this one turned out!  I used watered-down acrylic paint for the stain, scrapbook paper decoupaged for the decorations, and sharpies to further embellish the book.  I used a piece of handmade paper for the inside but I did not Mod-Podge the top so it kept its soft feel.

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Front open:


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The binding and "pages":



Thanks for looking!  Please check out my blog!  :-)
http://craftygirlcreations.weebly.com/1/post/2014/04/wooden-harry-potter-book.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2014 06:28:28 PM »

Beautiful! I love the 3-dimensional effect that you achieved with the decoupage.
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2014 06:39:35 PM »

LOL - yes - love your "chamber of secrets"!
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2014 07:46:49 AM »

Nicely done! The stain looks really good.
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2014 09:39:28 AM »

Thanks guys!  The recipient was pleased.   :-)
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