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Category Archives: Altered

The Wizard of Oz Journal

Wizard of Oz journal.  This one was really fun to make.  Lots of ruby and emerald.

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Pride and Prejudice Journal

One for the Jane Austen fans.

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Wind in the Willows Journal

Another new journal that will eventually make its way to the Etsy shop.  I really like this one.

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Alice in Wonderland Journal #2

Slowly making journals to list in the Etsy shop.  Here’s a new Alice in Wonderland journal.

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A Book for Jess

An altered blank book for Jess’s birthday. Made from a copy of The Secret Garden.

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Nested Testaments for Sandy

  My first commission!

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Dracula Altered Journal

A journal I made just for me.  I used a Penguin Classics edition of Dracula, took out the pages, and rebound it with blank pages.

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Zelda’s Birth Day Book

  Made from a vintage photo album for Ellen Lupton’s Indie Publishing book.  Photographs by Melissa Diekema Photography.

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Ellis’s Baby Book

I made this for my sister’s son Ellis.  I used a vintage book about baseball and turned it into a two-ring binder.  Orange is Ellis’s favorite color and he’s a huge baseball fan to this day.

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Altered Picture of Dorian Gray Blank Book

Here are the completed altered book journals I made for Kate’s auction to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program. One is Alice in Wonderland and the other is The Picture of Dorian Gray. Finally finished!  

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Altered Alice in Wonderland Blank Book

The altered Alice book and the altered Dorian Gray are made from the Penguin Classics version of the stories.  I cut out the pages and rebound the cover with a blank pages to make a journal.  

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Dracula Pinboard

This pinboard was made by gluing pages of Dracula to a piece of homasote, then covering the whole thing with black lace.  I glued rhinestones to the ends of the pushpins with glue dots.

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