I received a really sweet surprise in my inbox this morning that totally made my day! It was an e-mail from one of my blog readers, Wendy. She wrote to let me know that she had used my DIY Decorative Books tutorial to make some of her own set of books and she was happy for me to share the photos of her books with you. Yah!
So before scrolling down to check out Wendy’s books, take a peek at the message she sent to me…
And here are the books that Wendy created…
I think she did an amazing job on her books, don’t you?
After reading my tutorial, Wendy set out to find all of the supplies needed to create her own set of books. Since she’s a crafty person she already had most of the supplies on hand. What she did have a hard time finding was the Reader’s Digest books to use for her project. This has me puzzled. Are there some people out there hoarding Reader’s Digest books, I wonder? Luckily she found some for $1.00 each after coming across some at the last thrift store she tried.
Wendy used the graphics supplied in the tutorial but decided to use three different stencils, one for each of the books, along with the Golden Molding Paste to create her raised stencils. I love that each of her books are different! There are so many different ways that you can customize this project to suit your tastes.
Wendy, thanks so much for sharing your decorative books with all of us. They are gorgeous! As well, thank you for the inspiration.
If you have used one of my tutorials, please drop me a line and let me know about it! I would not only love to see what you have created but share your project with my readers (of course with your permission!).
In other news…
You probably didn’t know this but my first year Blogaversary is coming up in a few days. I know! I can’t believe it has already been a year! As thanks to my wonderful readers I will be having a giveaway on the blog on Friday. Please stop by to check it out and enter my giveaway.
Have a good night!
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