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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In the Library

It's my lucky turn to host the challenge at Craft Room Challenge, I'm pretty excited because our sponsor for this challenge is Rogue Redhead Designs (RRD), And both I and Helene this challenge's Guest Designer are on the Team for RRD :-)


I've chosen the theme In The Library, so I'd love to see your creations with books, text, mini books etc.

I've altered an old book that I've had sitting on my studio shelf for years, waiting to be altered ;) My classes with Finnabair have left me seriously inspired to get altering, and so I make no apology for her heavy influence with this piece. I've used the RRD set Relish Reading one of my all time favs.

Front Cover
Heaps of Flowers and Metal Hardware on here, and then Finnabairs tricks to blend everything together, for an organic look.

Inside I've decorated some of the pages, Here's at the back of the book:

Inside Book

I added a little cut away, and then stamped and added some prettiness. Please hop over to the Craft Room and check out the stunning DT work, they've done me proud.

I'm entering this over at  Simon says Stamp and Show- Anything Goes :-)

And the Artistic Stamper Blog- Texture :-)

Unruly Reader Quest 1 -  Metal Harware :-)





18 comments:

Nicie Ibarra said...

Debi, your book is absolutely gorgeous!!! I love it!!! :)

Astrid Maclean said...

What a great altered piece! Fabulous colours and glorious textures!! Thank you for entering it to the Artistic Stamper challenge!

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Debi,
wow this is stunning, gorgeous pieces and love the lilac colour!
Thanks for the theme, it's great,-))m

Artyjen said...

Fabulous texture on your book ;) Thanks for playing at The Artistic Stamper :)
xoxo Sioux

Terry said...

What a stunning book cover! Love the colors and what fun this had to be!!! Enjoy the day!

Zoe Sanderson said...

Debi your book is a dream, so pretty and textured a delight. Thank you for a great challenge theme perfect for Shar's delicious stamps. XOXO Zoe

Von said...

What a fabulous altered book :)
Von ☺

Esther said...

Debi this is just a whole load of prettiness ! Simply gorgeous..thanks for a fab challenge theme..Esther xx

butterfly said...

What a great theme, Debi - and your altered book is just glorious! What an amazing make!
Alison x

Maria said...

Oh wow, Debi this is stunning! You've put everything together so beautifully. A great choice of theme too, thank you!

Maria xxxxx

2amscrapper said...

This is glorious! I love the colors you chose and the amazing composition with all those flowers.

hazel said...

Wow Debi, this is amazing. The colour is fab and I love how you've decorated it and thanks for a great challenge theme.
xxx Hazel.

Emma Williams said...

A wonderful altered piece...just beautiful and thank you for joining in with our challenge over at The Artistic Stamper!
Emma x

Anna-Karin said...

Wonderful altered book! So many great shapes and textures. Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

craft-roomjulia said...

Hi Debi, aplogies for being so late with my comment, I have now totally run out of steam!!!! Your altered book is out of this world, just stunning I absolutely adore everything about it. Thanks for such a great theme. Julia xxxxx

Laurart said...

What an amazing altered book - This is wonderful and so inspiring! Lots of love from Laura xxxxx

Lucy Edmondson said...

What a beautiful book, Debi!

Lucy x

Marjie Kemper said...

How fabulous! Love that rich color and all that gorgeous texture, Debi. Just spied it in the UPA wrap=up.