Thursday, April 12, 2012

I have just finished my 3rd altered art book.  It is on gardening and garden fairies.  It is for sale.

I thoroughly enjoy making art books.  My first 2 sold immediately for $50 each, so I am hoping this one sells too.  I want to make more of them.  Its a great substitute for scrapbooking when you run out of pictures to scrap.  Here are some of the pages:

 The left page is an example of a picture to color with colored pencils or markers.

The above pages are pockets for personal keepsakes.
 The above pages are an example of journaling pages.

This art book has over 100 pages with a mix of pictures, coloring pages, and journaling pages.  Many inspirational and humerous quotes are sprinkled throughout the book.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Paper Engineering

I have started to do some paper engineering for some of my cards.  Mostly pop-ups, special folds, and special cuts.  It is great fun.  Here are a few of my first attempts: