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Book Page - Art Journal page

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Book Page - Art Journal page
Swap Coordinator:Jjean (contact)
Swap categories: Journals 
Number of people in swap:4
Location:Regional - U.S.A.
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.98
Last day to signup/drop:July 8, 2013
Date items must be sent by:July 23, 2013
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Using a Book Page as your background create any theme or medium for your page.

Book Page can be glued on whatever type of heavy paper your are using.

Create an original 5" x 7" journal page on card stock (2 pages glued together), watercolor paper or any acid free heavy paper.

Have fun, include your favorite type of art, collage,sketches,stamping, painting, masks etc. please, no digitally produced pages but you can use a printed out image.

Add embellishments but not too thick: ribbon, thread, washi tape, 3D elements, etc. Any charms should be attached to bottom of page. Leave a 1" border free of decoration on left hand side of page.

Sign your user name at the right bottom.

NOTE: Photo above by Nicki Slater

Discussion

art3osb 06/20/2013 #

I tried to join but it comes up as a private swap and is asking for a password.

Hag53 06/21/2013 #

I tried also with the same result...

Jjean 06/21/2013 #

So sorry, had the wrong box checked. Have it fixed now, so please join...thank you.

Artstamper 07/ 4/2013 #

Are these always vertical with the blank 1 inch on the 7" side?

Aumonae 07/ 5/2013 #

I prefer to have the inch margin on mine on the 5" side.... I don't like the tall and skinny.... does it matter? Can we ask our partner what they prefer?

art3osb 07/ 8/2013 #

I've made one that was a different size for my partner but I would rather not leave a margin. It takes away space for artwork. It can be vertical or horizonal. It is up to the person making it. If I'm wrong @Jjean you can correct me. There is a group or two that I know of that requires a margin. I do one every now and then.

art3osb 07/ 8/2013 #

Oh, wait, this one is in the group. I'm use to doing her public journal pages. If there is a margin requirement I will do one but if we don't have to then I would rather not.

art3osb 07/ 8/2013 #

heheh, it does say leave a 1" border on the left side of page.

Jjean 07/ 8/2013 #

Sorry, did not see this....I would ask my partner if there is a ? about the 1" border....I make mine on the left side...

art3osb 07/15/2013 #

Oh man, I have my page made and it still looks kind of bare. Not sure what else to do to it. I forgot about the 1" border again, darn it. The way I made it though there is a border on it. Since it is a book page I hate to cover up the back so the it isn't thick. What if I laminated it? It isn't thick but it makes it sturdy and safe from being ruined. Hmmmm, gotta think about it. I might have to redo it.

Jjean 07/15/2013 #

Will send you a PM

art3osb 07/17/2013 #

I got mine done. Going out tomorrow.

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