Here are those pictures I promised of my altered book! First, here are some pictures of the front and back covers:
On the first page, I have a sort of introduction- in poetry.
Here's the title page:
And last, here is a picture of my first completed two-page spread. I love traveling, and I wanted to somehow incorporate all (or most) of the places I want to learn about or visit. So I circled place names I found on the page such as France, London, India, New York, Ireland, etc... I also stitched gold thread on the right page, and a blue cord on the other page. I added a folded map of Venice and other embellishments that enhanced the feeling of world travel. It took me a long time to finish, but I had so much fun creating it that I didn't want to stop! I just kept thinking of more things to put in.
And now I'm working on the next page! I'll continue to post pictures of new pages as I complete them. So, what do you think?