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The Mom Book

I'm pretty sure I've mentioned this ongoing project on here before--since I remember my sisters shocked comment, and how she called me a Philistine--but I don't know where, so I'll pretend no one knows what I'm talking about. :)

A friend of mine came over the other day and was looking through a book I have out for display in my living room. "Have you blogged about this?" She asked.

Well, the truth is I'm pretty sure I haven't... so today I'm going to show you my 'Mom Book.'
The cover sports my first attempt at a fabric corsage.
I got this idea from another blog, somewhere (I'm on a roll today!), and just loved it! So, naturally, I had to have one for myself.

At first I tore through new pages like an old pro. Each one being unique and exciting.

The book I destroyed is "Life, the Universe and Everything" by Douglas Adams...
I figured I wasn't destroying the only remaining copy.
I 'interviewed' Vicbowin and Albowin
But then my natural creativity slowed to a trickle and I left the thing to go on to bigger, better, newer projects.
There are six sections one for each child, one for me and one for just in case.

Until the other day, when I stumbled across a book in the library called "The Altered Book Collage" Hallelujah! It was exactly what I needed to pick up some new ideas. I've been itching to get some alone time with my book ever since.
One of the idea's from the 'Altered Book Collage.'
This has been one very fun project! I think I might have delved into a whole new world of demolished books and shredded pages. Which means my ancestor's are rolling over in their graves and my sister is mumbling something like---step aside Hitler, because Cannwin has some books to burn.


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