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« on: December 02, 2014 12:14:26 PM »

Hi, I thought I'd show you my altered Altoid tin French library - La Petite Bibliotheque. I was inspired by this post
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=404995.msg4768883#msg4768883
by The Mistress T. I had been making tiny books, and I got hold of an old French encyclopedia, so away I went!





I made a bunch of little books using the old leather cover and pages from inside the encyclopedia, and added stamps to some of them. I also made other books using a picture book, maps, and little endpapers from an origami sheet.





I used various cutout pieces for the tin itself, and put washi tape around the edges on the exterior. Inside I added shelves and a little Christmas lightbulb-bead.






I really loved making the little French books, and I loved Mistress T's inspiration!
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2014 12:59:11 PM »

Ooh la la!
C'est magnifique!
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2014 01:05:53 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2014 03:22:47 PM »

OMG! This is soooo great!  Of course, I love all the little books, but I think my favorite detail is the architectural image on the inside of the lid. And I'm just so honored (and a little bit flabbergasted) to have a project of mine be an inspiration.  My goodness.
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