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« on: May 30, 2012 10:39:03 AM »

I made a few of these, but, silly me, only took a picture of the one I sent to lindyv321.  Oh well, I plan on making more of these, anyhow!  I sent one to my best friend, and gave another to my SIL.

Someone gave my mom a bag of crafting stuff that she gave to me, and inside was a hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.  Well, I already own all my Harry Potter books in hardback, and it was in the bag of crafting supplies, so I decided to desecrate the sucker!  I used some of the pages for tags, and the title pages became bookmarks!


I started by cropping the page down to fit just the image and title.  I cut off some of the words on the top of the page, as well, to make a little smaller than the entire page.  I mod podged the image onto a some old cardboard.  I distressed the edges using Tim Holtz's Walnut Distressing Ink Pad and then a black paint dabber.  I put dots around the edges with my Elmer's Painters paint pens.  I also added some color to the black and white image using water colors.



I will definitely be making more these, and probably save them for Christmas as stocking stuffers!

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012 11:11:34 AM »

 That bookmark is awesome! I absolutely LOVE it. I now NEED distressing ink. You always so such an amazing job with it and make it look so neat!
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2012 02:29:44 PM »

That's really cool!
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2012 07:22:38 PM »

Oooh, what a great idea!  These are awesome!
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2012 08:19:43 PM »

Can I be on your list? I would love one of these in my stocking.
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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2012 07:17:27 AM »

Thanks everyone! 

Can I be on your list? I would love one of these in my stocking.

lol, yes you can be on my list.  ^_^
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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2012 09:59:36 AM »

It's AWESOME! I've always loved the book illustrations. Way to go!
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« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2012 09:04:29 AM »

I love this idea!  Simple, yet profound.  I'm always seeing these hardback books at thrift stores. 
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« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2012 04:02:23 PM »

great idea! i picked up a copy of socerers stone, and was so disappointed to find waterstains when i got home, now i'm hoping that i didn't throw it out!
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« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2012 03:44:58 PM »

oh these are so beautiful! you did a lovely job Smiley
distressing ink IS a good idea...
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