Monday, May 24, 2010

More altered Hands

I worked on a new background this weekend, then accidentally removed all the steps from my camera. So, I had nothing prepared today

until I put this page, front and back, together. It takes a little over an hour to sew one of these. I hope you aren't tired of seeing them.

Lots of magazine images, a handmade milagro, bottle cap, and button were used on these spreads. Hopefully I will have a tutorial on Wednesday, if I can recreate the process.

Today's blog is another one I found during OWOH. Imagine my surprise when I visited today and found Lyndah's most recent post talked about altered books (and her fear of them). Her blog is well named: Bloom, Bake, Create. She is a Master Gardener who lives in Indiana. She is a member of the Southern Indiana Master Gardener Association, loves to bake, and creates art, mainly anything that revolves around her photographs and photography. She has some pretty cool cats, too. So go check out her flowers, veggies, cats, and creativity. It's a great read, too.

14 thoughtful remarks:

Cindy McMath said...

Elizabeth, another great page for the hand book! Of course I zeroed right in on the BINGO card - LOL Great composition and really love what you've been doing with the sewing.

Cindy :)

Terri Kahrs said...

I'm enthralled every single time you post one of your new pages, Elizabeth! Sometimes the best posts are the spontaneous ones! Hugs, Terri xoxo

peggy gatto said...

This is definitely a "hands on" book, love your additions!!

Mollye said...

Maybe she will be inspired by you to overcome her fear of doing a book. They say there are no accidents in life!

Dawn said...

I am amazed with al the hands and it's so personal to you don't care what others think although i do think lots of others also love your hands AB

Love Dawn xx

Marilyn Rock said...

I would never tire of your Hands ab. Your pages are very creative.

Donna: said...

Every NEW hand page/spread gets better and better !

Diane said...

These pages are just so fun and creative, Elizabeth. I can tell that you're having fun with them.

Seth said...

Such great pages. And I love how the stitching on one side becomes a central piece on the other side! Very clever.

Stephanie Mealor Corder said...

Gorgeous, thanks for sharing more- I don't think I could EVER get tired of them!

Healing Woman said...

I love the way you have assembled this book. It must be challenging to create on the back side of each page, since you have stitching to deal with. Having said that, maybe it is the challenge that is the best part!

I never tire of anything to do with hands or faces. Looking forward to even more pages.

Sherry said...

I'm really liking this book - can't wait to see it all put together

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

2 more wonderful pages Elizabeth :) Hope to 'see' you tomorrow for WOYWW
Anne x

Dianne said...

really enjoy seeing your stitched pages!