I made my first altered book in April, here it is F4A322 Heaven for Dolly by f.schles at Splitcoaststampers and enjoyed making it so much that I decided to make another. For the CTO616 to use angles, there are angles in the corners. The steps down to the sand are at an angle and the boat on the sand is angled in the opposite direction. It is pretty easy to see that it is a beach scene for the F4A332. The background is one part of a scene stamp. The steps are part of another stamp, and the boat is fussy cut from a third stamp. I mixed real sand with modeling paste to make the sandy area. I used the faux wood technique to cover the front of the book. When I was thinking of what to make for the beach theme I was planning to make someone reading at the beach...instead I put the beach inside of the book. As usual, I got a little carried away. TFL, Francie
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Thu, Jun 30, 2016 @ 9:54 PM
This is sensational!! I don't even have the words to tell you how amazingly impressive this is!! Your sky with the big ol clouds, the beach fence, the sailboat...everything!! I LOVE how you made the shadowbox from a book! WOW! That is all I keep wanting to say, WOW!
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Thu, Jun 30, 2016 @ 10:10 PM
From a book to a shadowbox!! WOW, WOW, WOW, this is simply incredible Francie. Every inch of this is a mini masterpiece. Real wood doesn't look as good as your faux wood!! Your colouring is brilliant and I love, love, love the combination of stamps. Like Robin said, I just want to keep saying WOW!!!
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Fri, Jul 01, 2016 @ 8:42 AM
Oh my goodness Francie this is out of the world!!!! This scene is brilliant and the framing and coloring are amazing. You sure know how to go all out with colors, images and style. And then putting this in a book, fantastic!!!!