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One More Book!

Kimmie has got a whole load of challenges going on this week to celebrate her birthday! Challenge #1 was to alter something. Well, I was stood at my craft desk trying to work out what I could alter and the answer was staring me right in the face. I had made this accordian book in a box for Tony for Valentines Day and thought this might fit the bill! This is a picture of what it looked like before:

I painted it with red acrylic paint and then used various papers including HOTP and Basic Grey. Alot of the embellishments are what I have accumulated over the years!! And this is what it looked like when I'd finished it!

I must admit, I was really pleased with the result and plan on doing some more of these in the future.

Will be back later to post a's been all go here at the moment with everyday stuff (got to go out again in an hour!) and have been up until Midnight most nights trying to catch up on my challenges ....think I'm beginning to get there!!


** Isa ** said…
You have been making ome fantastic stuff Jo!!!

Hugs xxx
Kraftin' Kimmie said…
What a wonderful gift idea! You put a lot of time and effort into this and I'm sure he'll appreciate it!! Great job and thanks for joinin' in the Kreation Celebration!!!
Vicki said…
This is absolutely stunning, love, love love it. Well done you. xx vicki xx
All Pink girl said…
Wow this is fabulous ,i bet he will love it ,Dawnx
Denise ~ said…
Jo, this is super! I love this idea. Where do you get these boxes and books? The colors are perfect and the page layouts and photos are great. I love it! I'm sure Tony will too, what a great gift!

Denise xx
ink'n'rubba said…
Fabulous! I'm sure it will be very much appreciated.
Jose said…
Lovely work Jo, Im sure Tony will be thrilled with it
Frances said…
Awww, that's so sweet how could he possibly not love it.
Jackie said…
It's gorgeous as is all your stuff :)

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