from Paula's blog, Freckles and Flowers: Altered Books in May

lovely button embellishment - great way to display Grandma's vintage buttons - - - Freckles and Flowers

Wow, perhaps I can start a collection of most-beautiful-prints from my vast collection before I start giving it away! Or a scrap quilt of the same... as a heritage artifact.

British artist Mandy Pattullo creates gorgeous pieces of stitched and pieced textiles using vintage fabrics and embroideries.

This has to be the most beautiful book ever! each page is amazing (and mostly blank) mixed media journal by DJ Pettitt

mixed media journal by DJ Pettitt some great ideas here for fabric journal

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Alphabet quote journal ~ Linda Kittmer ~ use a favorite quote that starts with each letter of the alphabet.

mixed media art, textile design, stitching on fabric, heart, stitching, stitch, sewing, sew, crafts, paper

I altered fabric and papers combined with decorative stitching on the surface to create this small textural piece of art. The small hearts drawn onto the

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art journal inspiration - original pinner sez: Love this! Lots of fun, cool keepsake, and best of all, it focuses on gratitude!

How to make a scrapbook style cookbook: Neat way to pass down recipes from generation to generation.

Great Gift Idea - Scrapbook Style Cookbook - Put your most used/favorite recipes in a scrapbook cookbook and give to a Bride as a shower gift. Or, put together family recipes for your children.

umla: fabric journal

Love the idea of a journal cover! hand-made journal. Site has freebie patterns-embroidery, ornaments, tatting (if you tat, there is a beautiful tatted heart w/ instructions.

Book of Secrets: Tiny fabric quilted collages using Laura Ashley fabrics in a sample book, bound with coptic stitch

Laura Ashley Sample Book of Secrets

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Mixed Media Inspiration from Freckles and Flowers includes buttons, embroidery, flowers, and text as we explore symmetry versus freedom in crafting.

Sande's fabulous pockets handout The rest of the link is all about scripture journaling. Akimball: scripture journal odds and ends