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Star A1

There's a new book kit in town courtesy of Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts. Just in time for Christmas, it's a star book. Star books have been around for a while but this kit comes complete with pre-cut, pre-scored book pages, covers and side pockets. So easy to put together!

Why is it called a Star Book? When completely opened it creates this:

Star A1

 

You can see how I put my star book together here: Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Star Book

This is how I decorated the inside pages:

Star A

Using the beautiful Graphic 45 Winter Wonderland, I first wallpapered each page. Then used the Star Book kit corner pockets as well as the pockets and inserts from Graphic 45's collection.

Star 6
The page above uses Flourished Frame Karen from Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts. It looks a bit Victorian to me so I decided to first stain it white and then used Prima's Antique Brilliance Lucky Emerald wax on top of the stain. It gave it a green-ish patina look. And now it's ready for a beautiful Christmas photo.

Deer 1

Remember this stitched piece from a few days ago? I decided to surround it with Flourished Frame Marigold from the Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts collection. Wanting to continue the gold and red colors from the deer to the frame, I painted the frame with Prima's Red Rust Effect Paste. It has a bit of tooth to it. Once dried, I used Prima's Metallique Wax Vintage Gold wax on top of the Rust Effect. 

Star B

I cut a piece of chipboard the same size as the circle frame. Using Beacon Fabri-Tac, I added a bit of batting to the center of the circle before adding the stitched image. The frame was adhered to the top of the image (again using Fabri-Tac). 

 

Deer 2

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