Create, Create with Paper Beads

Posted on Mar 15, 2010 in Other Crafts & Crafty People | 3 comments

Have you tried turning an old book into a journal?  I have recently discovered how to alter a book into an art journal,  whether it is considered art journal or just plain journal it doesn’t matter it is your own journal and it is your own art.  There’s a lot of information out there I’m sure most of you are already familiar with.  My altered book journal is not finished yet but I am too excited about it, I have to show it to you.  I altered an old knitting/crochet book which is obsolete, I chose this book because first of all it has the sewn binding and it is just the right size.  Anyway, here it is…………

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Here is a good tutorial on how to pick your book for an art journal from EraserqueenStudio:

Since I am the self-proclaimed Paper Bead Princess, I put paper beads on everything as you can see on the cover.

This is one of the unfinished page.  I sewed the sides of five pages put together.

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Here’s one page that I finished last night with paper bead flowers 🙂

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The little paper bead flowers are good for project like this.  I hope I have inspired you to do something with you paper beads today.

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3 Comments

  1. I too put my paper beads in my journals. How can I not when they are now such a big part of my life?

  2. Really beautiful. Something like this is on my list for future projects.

  3. Wow you are doing a Marvelous job! I enjoy seeing what you have done to your journal so far. I’m thinking of maybe starting one later on. Looks fun/exciting 🙂