The Celestial Book

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I altered this book for a friend.
It began with an mdf door hanger, used to frame the night sky map.


Layers of chipboard, texture pastes, Crackle paste, beads, stars, DecoArt paints and Patina Antiquing Cream ( my new favourite!) later.


I created the embellishments with moulds, paper clay and hot glue gun.

The chart had a coat of clear gesso then glossy accents to seal it in place. I highlighted raised areas with Treasure Gold, then a coat of Decoart Soft Touch Varnish.

I enjoyed altering the cover,  now for the inside!

I am entering into the April Country View Crafts challenge, Rust.
Jan x

6 thoughts on “The Celestial Book

  1. Jan, this is amazing! I wish I were a butterfly on your wall to see how this all came together! Love the rust and the colors! You really got to get this into Country Views Rust challenge this month! Can I come craft with you???? Hugs!

  2. See Jan, now you will have to do a class for us. I am 15 mins from Coventry, can be over in a flash. No pressure!!!

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