Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Altered Book - lesson three

I am linking this post to Elizabeth's blog so here are all the photos from lesson 3.
Most have been on various pages of my blog these last two weeks but for ease here they are all together.

I am missing one - the reinforced page two, which I forgot about until today so that's on the agenda for tomorrow, along with the start of lesson 2.

A huge thanks to Elizabeth for the how-to and for pulling so many of us together in this wonderful project.

Inside front cover -



The niche left-hand page not quite complete) -

Closer look at my altered dragonfly - (still find it hard to believe this started out as silver-coloured metal -


So that's where I'm up to - onwards, and upwards.

19 comments:

SophieNewton said...

Stunning dragonfly and the journal pages are gorgeous too. Happy WOYWW x
Sophie no.88

May said...

This is coming together beautifully.. Love the dragonfly!

Happy WOYWW Hugs May x x x No9

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I am loving your altered book so far! The first pages are bright and cheery with their subtle butterfly edges. I really love the dragonfly pages with the niche and the blues. Great book so far! Keep it coming! Judy #134

sandee said...

Wow, that dragonfly is simply stunning, what a fabulous job you did on him, loving his little niche! Your AB is off to a wonderful start! I thought I had joined all the class's blog but I must have forgotten yours, so sorry, but I joined now! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

What an impressive niche. I appreciate all you have done to make it. That dragonfly is gorgeous. I bet you used AIs to make it so beautiful. And is that free motion stitching I see in the background? Or could it actually be a paper towel? Whichever, I really LOVE the texture it helped create in the niche.

At first I was having a terrible time leaving comments on blogs last night. They didn't want to post. NOW I get "service unavailable when I try to leave a comment. It's really frustrating. But I so appreciate your Link in the class.

Peggy Cain said...

Wednesday’s sure do come around quick! Trying again to make “All” the rounds. I love love love the dragon fly it really turned out beautiful! Have a great day!

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

Gorgeous dragonfly! Wonderful patina to it! Exciting to see all the AB projects ! Patsy from
HeARTworks

fairy thoughts said...

your AB is looking fabulous, love the front inside cover paper.
janet #13

Judy said...

This book looks great Ann. I looked back to your beaded doll...zowie!!
Maybe we could do a swap at some time?

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Your niche is great & the dragonfly came out beautiful! I also like the reinforced first page spread with the butterfly border. So colorful!

ScrappnBee said...

It is coming along fabulous! That Dragonfly Rocks! Thanks for sharing your progress!!! Have a happy WOYWW! Amanda 57

RosA said...

Hi Ann,
Your book looks like it is coming along nicely! I am SO in love with that pink/red washi paper below, it's just gorgeous! (Hmm, something else I need!)

Sarah said...

Really well done- great altered techniques and a wonderful dragon fly! Thanks for sharing your desk and a bit of your life! Sarah (a late WOYWWer at no.1)

Ephemera said...

Stunning pages Ann, your niche looks wonderful, a perfect resting place for your beautiful butterfly. xx

Jacqueline said...

Oh Ann., your book is gorgeous!! I haven't even started on the decorating if mine yet but that's the bit I'm REALLY looking forward to :)

Thanks for sharing.

Jackie x

Lisa Richards said...

I'm just beginning to learn about book altering. I have many old books that would work well. Thanks for sharing! (#175)

Karen said...

ooo this is looking lovely already Ann!!! I am behind so am at this minute waiting for my niche to dry :) x

peggy aplSEEDS said...

wonderful! that altered dragonfly is awesome!

Terrie said...

I'm finally getting around to see everyone else's AB, and all I can say is WOW! Yours is looking so great so far. That niche is excellent and the dragonfly is just amazing. Have no idea how yo altered it, but it turned out beautifully. Great start.....looking forward to more!