I was enjoying the summer, trying to be creative and making the most of time away from school, but what do you think happened today? I was struck by the common cold and am feeling miserable now with a sore throat and fever…Oh well! such is life. Even now I refuse to sit idle, i.e. not make something =), and so have been trying my hand at some beaded earrings that I will share with all of you once they are done. I need to make a trip to Jo-Ann’s to get some finishing touches for those…Hmmmm maybe tomorrow if this stupid cold permits…
For now I wanted to share some thoughts…
I have some ATCs for trade and because for some reason my flickr account won’t let me login I am posting pictures of available ATCs for trade here. Let me know if something catches your eye!
Now on to other things…
I was playing around with a paint sample book from Home Depot and I thought it might make a nice altered book…but not just a plain book but one filled with…
I love to scrapbook and make altered books and I have recently added ATCs to that list! So when I wanted to make a sort of a journal/scrapbook/altered book to record my life in 2009 I was a little confused about the format and material I would put in there.
I have been reading how many artists keep journals and books to try out different art/craft techniques, or how an altered book artist keeps one book just as a test canvas (sometimes that book itself turns out to be a piece of art!).
Here it is! All finished. I have been trying to avoid making an altered board book without a theme as I felt that it would