Sunday, 14 January 2018

Hello and welcome back!!! I have prepared this handmade book...
Ciao e ben tornati!!! Ho preparato questo libro fatto a mano...



Step by step:
Paso a paso:

I took pages and folded them in half...
Ho presso dei fogli e li ho piegati a metà...

 I cut some pieces of cardboard...
Ho tagliato dei pezzi di cartone...

I used adhesive tape for books...
Ho usato del nastro adesivo per libri...

I created a design with the hot glue gun...
Ho creato un disegno con della colla calda...

I added 3 coats of tissue paper...
Ho aggiunto 3 stratti di carta di seta...

I used PVA to glue the papers...
Ho usato della colla vinilica per incollare i fogli...

 I took Scrapiniec chipboards and gave them, some more dimension...
Ho presso degli adorni di legno della Scrapiniec, e ho dato loro più dimensione...

Silicone mold and ceramic powder...
Stampo di silicona e polvere di ceramica...

I added some faux green painted in white...
Ho aggiunto dell'erba finta colorata di bianco...

I used: White Shimmer Moister, Turquoise Interference, Brown Antiquing Cream (Deco Art), Violet and Green Glitter Paints...
Ho usato: Shimmer Moister Bianco, Interference Turchese, Antiquing Cream Marrone (Deco Art), Colori Glitterati Viola e Verde...

I applied some Finnabair's waxes, as well (brushed iron and white gold)...
Ho anche applicato, delle cere della Finnabair (ferro morbido e bianco oro)...

 I added lots of Swaroski's stones...
Ho aggiunto molte pietre della Swaroski...

I glued down the pages, onto the cover's book, with PVA...
Ho incollato i fogli, alla copertina del libro, con della colla vinilica...

I am sharing my project with:
Condivido il mio progetto con:

http://minialbummakers.blogspot.it/

http://creativeartistemixedmedia.blogspot.it/

http://rheddscreativespirit.blogspot.it/


Thank you for your visit and have a good time!!!
Grazie della visita e buona giornata!!!


20 comments:

  1. Wow Nora, the cover of your journal is stunning, you have achieved an amazing result with the glue and the silicone mold and Scrapiniec pieces create the most wonderful focal point. Beautiful work! Thanks so much for joining in our challenge this month at Mini Album Makers. Anne xx

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    1. So kind of you Redanne, thank you very much!!!

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  2. Wow this is stunning! So much attention to detail. Beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog.
    DT Lynda x

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  3. A beautifully crafted book Nora..I love how you created the design on the front cover..
    Thank you so much for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit..x

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    1. Thank you Sandra, I am glad that you like it!!!

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  4. Beautiful book and cover. Love how you constructed this book with great instructions. Thanks for joining the challenge at Mini Album Makers.

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  5. Adorable - and I love to see how you created this beautiful cover!
    Susi from
    FROEBELSTERNCHEN
    ART-JOURNAL-JOURNEY-CHALLENGE

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  6. Your work is always so over the top creative! It is an adventure to come to your blog!! Thanks for sharing your work with us at Mini Album Makers Challenge!

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    1. Thank you so much Gloria for your lovely words!!!

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  7. A fantastic looking book. Wonderful textures and fabulous metallic effect.
    Thank you for joining in with our January challenge "Anything Mixed Media Goes" at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Happy New Year and good luck x

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    1. Thank you very much!!! Happy New Year to you too!!!

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  8. Nora, your talents are unending and your inspiration overflows - what a joy to see! I truly love how you used the hot glue to create this work of art. The tissue really was a great choice to cover the sculpture. I'm totally amazed by this piece! We are so thankful you shared with us at Mini Album Makers and make sure to check out our current giveaway on the blog. Big hugs, Autumn

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    1. Autumn, I am trully thankful, for your generous opinion about my crafting skills... Hugs...

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  9. Wow! What an amazing textured cover you've created, and it's so wonderful to have the step-by-step photos to see it coming to life. Brilliant work and a great tutorial. Thanks for joining us at Mini Album Makers.
    Alison x

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  10. So beautiful cover! Great textures! ;-)

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