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« on: May 25, 2013 01:58:09 PM »

Front cover,


inside the front cover

and many pages from inside!
flamingo fabric, from my recent lino cut/fabric printing obsession

I bound in some envelopes made of pretty paper to take odds and ends that I didn't want to stick down


more lino cut prints
 

right throughout the book I have bound in these very narrow 'pages' these are sewn in and like this tag, it will allow me stick in new pages into the book as they can be stuck directly onto the little 'pages

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heart shaped buttons!


inside the back cover, image printed onto vintage ladies magazine
and the back cover (this stencil and the front cover from Ed Roths new stencil book)
the bulk of the lettering including on the back, is freehanded..

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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013 06:31:17 PM »

I've only pressed the 'THIS ROCKS' button a few times.  This was one!  I want to make me one of these after seeing this Edel Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2013 07:28:22 PM »

This is great! I love how you used the flamingo fabric, and the little skinny pages that can be used to glue more pages in later is a brilliant idea. I never would have thought of that, but now, I'll have to remember that if I ever set up a travel journal.
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2013 05:04:01 AM »

aw thanks guys, the skinny pages (they probably have a proper name, but I have no idea) are not an original idea, but they work really well, because often I do stuff on random bits of paper and often want to see both sides, so you can add them in, without 'loosing' one side. It works really well for an art journal, when you come across more cool paper etc,

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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013 05:35:07 PM »

Very cool! I love the flamingo page especially!
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2013 05:59:03 AM »

I love all of the whimsy papers and envelopes...it is an art journal ready for more art!

Your prints are also the best part of the journal...lovely work, edel...you have amassed quite a collection of interesting "stuff"
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« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2013 04:09:01 AM »

aw thanks guys, getting compliments on what I do makes me very happy, I am my own harshest critic.
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