logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Danetta, jamie501, Susan Hunt, KateSun, dias
57978 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,978 Registered Members
417 Forums
116,433 Topics
828,055 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 345
Styxx 141
Mona - Astronomy 133
Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor 104
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 71
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 54
Angie 51
Angela - Drama Movies 25
Sheryl T 24
Deanna - New Age 21
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#790494 - 10/31/12 10:34 PM Altered Books of Interest
SandraJ Offline
Jellyfish

Registered: 10/31/12
Posts: 116
Loc: Oregon
Is anyone interested in altered books? I mean the kind where you take an old book that maybe the library has thrown out and you decorate different pages in whatever method you choose. You can paint, draw, paste pictures, doodle, cut niches and add icons, create a theme, etc. I've always wanted to try this but I guess I haven't got up the nerve to cut/mark on a book! Any suggestions on how to get started?

Top
#796343 - 12/17/12 01:52 AM Re: Altered Books of Interest [Re: SandraJ]
non Offline
Newbie

Registered: 05/24/08
Posts: 1
Loc: United Kingdom
HI, I personally started with a cheap book from a charity shop. I took out one signature and then starting from the front I painted 6 pages with gesso then treated it like a blank journal.
Hope this helps.

Top
#796527 - 12/17/12 10:18 AM Re: Altered Books of Interest [Re: SandraJ]
SandraJ Offline
Jellyfish

Registered: 10/31/12
Posts: 116
Loc: Oregon
Hi, non! Thanks, I was hoping someone would start some conversation on this topic. You and I must be the only people interested in altered books. I have an old book that I got for free at a used book store (it was going to be thrown out). I just haven't done anything with it! I sure wish we could post pictures to these entries so we can share ideas! Tell me what you are doing and maybe I'll get the courage to start working on my book. We can at least talk about the changes we make to our books. Sandra

Top
#796763 - 12/18/12 06:59 PM Re: Altered Books of Interest [Re: SandraJ]
clairehobby Offline
Shark

Registered: 12/12/12
Posts: 381
hmm,i have no ideas about starting it,maybe your old excercise book at childhood can be made use of,excercise book just homework about your course.right?
_________________________
Nbeads, finding the best beading accessories for you.

Top

Moderator:  Mia - Paper Crafts 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Lent in 60 seconds
by Styxx
Catholicism
Cosmic Valentines
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Astronomy On This Day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
What Did You Write Today?
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Fiction Writing
01:14 AM
Careers in Tennis
by Sandy - Golf+Tennis Pro
Tennis
11:03 PM
Would You Buy a 4,017 Handbag?
by Nancy Roussy
Women's Fashion
09:29 PM
Luggage set...
by Nancy Roussy
Women's Fashion
09:23 PM
What kind of tea did you have today?
by Angie
Tea
08:45 PM
Organize And Challenge Yourself To Read
by Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor
Reading
08:11 PM
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
07:57 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
2 registered (Mona - Astronomy, Styxx), 62 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.