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« on: December 06, 2013 04:05:37 PM »



My mum is bookish. No, actually she's very bookish. No, I think the adjective I'm looking for is extremely, yes that's right, extremely bookish.

So in addition to all the non-bookish things she will get for Christmas, like wooly coats and socks and shopping delivery vouchers (she's been known to without meals so that she can finish the next chapter  Roll Eyes and to forget to buy a winter coat because the coat shop is next door to the book shop and she spent all her money on books before thinking about coats Roll Eyes), she'll get a wee fix for her addiction.

The tin is covered in air-dry clay, which was then painted in acrylics, the inside is lined with (shock, horror Shocked)old library book pages. and there's a selection of bookmarks inside.

There is a title to the book tin now, but I photographed it before I sorted that out. I may have to take another couple of pictures, because I now realise I haven't shown the shape, or the pages very well.



Additional photos I promised.
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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2013 05:23:49 PM »

I would love to see more views of this!   Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2013 07:27:58 AM »

This is such a great idea. The clip with the paper flower is so pretty.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013 06:41:49 PM »

Very sweet idea! My Mom loves reading too. This would make a cute stocking stuffer. Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2013 01:33:59 PM »

Additional photos added as requested.
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2013 01:39:10 PM »

I like this a lot!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2014 08:16:48 PM »

This is adorable and such a creative way to package the bookmarks. Great job. Hope your mom loved it!
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