Altered Board Book Basics and Beyond For Creative Scrapbooks, Altered Books & Artful Journals
by Jan Bode Smiley & Friends
ISBN: 1-57120-309-5 MSRP: $12.95
Create & Treasure/Paper Crafts
10 X 8 Soft Cover 48 pages color
C & T Publishing (www.ctpub.com)
1651 Challenge Drive
Concord, CA 94520-5206
C & T Publishing is branching out into the paper arts field with the launch of a new category, called "Create & Treasure.....Where Memories Meet New Ideas" with the first offering by Jan Bode Smiley and various other artists titled "Altered Board Books Basics And Beyond".
Jan starts with a great introduction and explanation of what board books are and how to alter them. She then she proceeds with tool, supply and material lists. Jan leads you through all the steps in creating your own personal altered board book. Her instructions are easy to follow and show you how to create paper, painted, textured and fabric backgrounds. Learn how to create text for your book, create niches, how to set eyelets and even how to dry plant materials in your microwave.
Examples of other artist's altered board books are an inspiration to any one interested in trying their hand at this fun and easy venture. Lots of information and examples can be found in C & T even offers the blank board books for sale.
Great addition to my ever growing library!
Michele Emerson-Roberts ©2005