Books!

I am addicted to them. I love reading books, I love making books, I love seeing them on the shelf in my home, I love the smell of them in the library…Crazy about them! The one I am reading now is “Sailing to Sarantium” by Guy Gavriel Kay. 🙂

And here are some of my latest works.

This one is all about texture.

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Altered book:

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Necklaces:

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Earrings:

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As I said, I am crazy about books. 🙂

 

Rainy day

Strange weather here. Yesterday was very hot, and today was cold and rainy. And I am never in a good mood when it’s dark and cloudy. I need sunshine to keep me motivated and inspired, so nothing much was done today. Except for a couple of small leather books. I even made a necklace using one book, which is not something I usually do, but I had to try. It turned out not too bad.

It’s tiny, only about an inch high. I am sorry I didn’t take a better photo, as it has my handmade papers inside, and with a love poem or something else written in it, it would be just perfect. But I will do that some other day.

And here are my latest journal pages:

I used the same quotes in my journal as I used for the bookmarks I made for the Swap at Milliande’s.

I made these couple of days ago, and they are on their way to England. The theme was “Love, Faith and Hope”, and to be honest, I had no idea what to make at first. I even threw away one set of bookmarks because I wasn’t satisfied how they turned out. Then, as I was making some stamps, I decided to use them in this project, and in just half an hour or so, the bookmarks were finished! I painted some recycled cardboard, decoupaged text, played with my stamps, added a few touches with pen here and there, and voila! Happy me. 🙂

I hope you had a great weekend! 🙂