Saturday, March 10, 2007

New Projects- Beading and Books!

I have finished up one project and am well on my way to finishing the next! I have several new projects coming along and tomorrow my art groups meets and I will get the next Altered Book from the local RR that I am participating in.

Here is a picture of the beaded braclet created as a gift for my Mother-in-Law.

I had seen a bracelet very similar to this and tried to get the same effect on my own. I think that I will call it Twining Vines.

This next project began it's life as a child's board book. I have striped the top layer of each page and collaged each with pieces of torn text pages. Then I applied various shades of green paint.
This book will become a collection of gardening quotes and photos from my own garden. I have been playing with the photos on the computer and applying different filters to the shots. I am in the process of printing the photos now and I will post the final project soon. For now, here are the front and back covers of the book.

The front cover .


The back cover.

3 comments:

MargaretR said...

Your Mother in law is going to love thata bracelet. You are so busy with all your projects.

Ro Bruhn said...

Beautiful bracelet, very delicate and lovely colours, who said blue and green should never be seen.

Patti G. said...

You must LOVE your MIL that is a wonderful bracelet! She should really appreciate and enjoy it! Your book is super too! Wheeeee!
Hugs,Patti

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