This blog is a place to archive project processes and techniques from Painted Threads with descriptions of how work was produced. I am including comments that contain questions and answers pertaining to the work from many of the original blog posts.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Birds & Bees copper book

I decided to make a change to the books by backing the copper covers with painted grungeboard for extra stability.
I used a strong adhesive, putting it on the grungeboard and the back of the copper cover.I pinched the copper to the grungeboard all around the edges to make a good bond.
To finish the covers, I used a paper stump to wrap any extending metal edges around the grungeboard and also to help make a strong bond between the copper and the grungeboard.


  1. Wow, those are so pretty! I just discovered your blog via a link on Paper Friendly. Your felt ball tutorial is fantastic, I'd love to link to it if you didn't mind.

  2. Hi, I've just discovered your blog. These little books are absolutely stunning!

    Thank you so much for explaining how to make them.

  3. I'd love to link to your blog.
    Love your work! The process is such fun to read about.
    thank you.

  4. I love this work !
    ♥RINI♥ the Netherlands


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