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DIY: altered book art. Instructions: Gather sequins and mod podge or paste. Make a line of glue on the bottom part of the pages, tightly packing sequins next to each other, filling most spaces. Make more lines above the previous ones, gradually increasing the space between the sequins, scattering a few here and there for an ombré effect.

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45 Of The Most Beautiful Examples Of Book Sculptures

Old and heavy books always seem like a mysterious and infinite well of wisdom and imagination for me. That moment, when you pick up an old book from a shelf and wipe away thick layer of dust from it‘s cover, is full of magic. However, book is so much more than pages full of words. …


Lisa Kokin makes art with found materials (e.g., button sculpts, book collages, altered books. To make these "sewn found photos," she cuts apart the photographs then reinvents the fabric of the subject’s life by sewing them together in a unique way.