An old board book into art

Hey, have I ever mentioned that I love art? I didn’t think so…


I recently went to the thrift store and bought a handful of old children’s board books.


Then I came home and put gesso all over it.


Then I decided to paint and decorate the background so I could make a pretty book.


Here I used some modeling paste and a doily to make a cute pattern and dimension.



Isn’t that so pretty!


Here’s alittle peek into my book. It’s My Promise Book, filled with a few promises I’ve made to myself.


I love upcycling things and taking trash to treasure. Especially when it’s meaningful.


2 thoughts on “An old board book into art

  1. Hi Kelly,,

    My mom (Clarice Cassada) sent me a link to this altered book that you did. A very inspiring book. Great job! I love doing altered books!
    Have you heard of Soltura by chance?

    Dena Cassada Comden

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