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Book Page Initial Art

I have been intrigued by old book pages lately ever since my Christmas Cards and trees that I made last month. I have a whole slew of ideas that I am working on but this one was the first and it is really simple and easy. First you need a old book page and a template for a letter. I started with an "M" since I had previously cut this out for another project and it has nice straight lines.
Then I chose a fabric that I thought would work well with the print. I figured something small and geometric would be the best as not to be to busy.
Then I cut a piece about 1/2" wider on all sides of the M and then adhered the M with double sided tape to it. Next I ran it thru my sewing machine and stitched in light pink to the fabric.
I trimmed the fabric about 1/4" from the paper and I had my Initial. I placed in a frame with a book page underneath and it is ready to hang or give as a gift.
Perfect for a Child's room or as a Wedding present. They could be cute as an entire name as well or just three Initials. They are so easy and inexpensive to make,
That I made several more just to have them on hand for a gifts! So go and cut up a book and Enjoy!

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  1. This is such a cute project!

    I would be honored to have you add it to my blog party

    Amaze Me Monday Blog Party

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  2. I love this idea! Thank you for the idea!

    Megan
    mommyminded.blogspot.com

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  3. I really like your Initial Art! Great ideas! Thanks for sharing and come see me sometime!
    Laurie
    http://sceneofthegrime.blogspot.com

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  4. This is such a cute idea...thanks for sharing it at my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS PARTY...please be sure to post my party button so all your friends know where the party is.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  5. Good job on these. I may have to try to it

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  6. Really cute idea! Thanks for sharing.
    Angela

    http://amcinnisartworks.blogspot.com

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  7. So cute! I love all the book page crafts floating around blogland! Would love for you to come visit me at Sew Chatty and link up to Made with Love Monday. I host every week. I am leaving the party open longer this week so that people can link up multiple projects if they wish to. Hope to see you there! http://sewchatty.blogspot.com

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  8. There are so many cute Letter Art Projects!!! I can't decide which one to try, LOL!
    ~Kimberlee
    www.TheSpunkyDiva.com

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  9. This is so great. Can't wait to do something like it for my space!
    Thanks for sharing your ideas.

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  10. Hi Janet, The book initials came out spectactular! I would like to invite you to link up to my new blog party, Masterpiece Monday, at my blog, Boogieboard Cottage. The link will be up until the 9th. I hope you can join in the fun!

    Happy New year!
    Mary

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  11. Cheap, easy and great idea. Terry

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  12. I simply love this wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Very cute! The layering really made it special, custom, and well-thought-out.

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  14. Very Creative... Would love for you to add it to my party The Treasurista's Thursday Treasures. www.thetreasurista.blogspot.com

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  15. You "AMAZE ME"! Thank you for linking up to the "Amaze Me Monday" blog party!!

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