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Mary Bell
« on: March 27, 2005 04:32:05 AM »

I bought this journal for 29 cents at a junk store. I think it is hand made. I used it to make a sort of loosely organized visual journal for my Mom using my image transfer method. It was more difficult than I expected as the paper was rather fragile.



Sorry for the uneven angles of the scans the journal was an awkward shape for my scanner.
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2005 08:54:55 PM »

I think it's cool.   did you make the paper?
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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2005 09:51:45 AM »

I just have to say that that passage from John is my FAVORITE. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2005 12:38:39 PM »

its so amazing how you made something that only cost 29 cents so beautiful. did u take the pictures too ? theyre beautiful.
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Mary Bell
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2005 02:36:44 PM »

yes the photos are all mine...
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« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2005 11:20:45 AM »

how did u transfer the image to create the effect?  Smiley
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Mary Bell
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2005 04:13:35 AM »

how did u transfer the image to create the effect?  Smiley

It is pretty simple really. I print my photos on t-shirt transfer paper and just iron them onto the paper. Nothing to it...but it gives an effect a bit like a polaroid transfer - especially if you iron them on to something where they don't stick real well...many possibliities actually...
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« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2005 01:21:22 PM »

That's a great effect.  I'd never thought of using t-shirt transfer paper to add a picture to a journal... but now I'm inspired by how well yours turned out and I have too many ideas.  I'm definately going to try it.
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