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12 September, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020 2nd Reveal of Main Challenge - BOOKS and BOOK PAPER

Welcome back to the 2nd Reveal of our SEPTEMBER Main Challenge 
at More Than Words!

Book paper – the unsung hero of crafty stash! 

Our Main Challenge is based on a word inspiration and a creative challenge.

Word Inspiration - BOOKS

Creative Challenge - BOOK PAPER


Many of us love BOOKS – do you have a favourite? Does a grandparent read to your child? Is your child getting books ready for school or are they having a special Book Day? Or maybe you’d love to create a special book just for you. We need to see in your project how our word inspired you. If it isn’t obvious in your work, then please explain it in your post. 

Of course, we can’t have books without BOOK PAPER! Book paper can be such fun to add to projects and we want to see it somewhere on yours!

Elle: When I was a kid, two of my favourite hobbies were reading and origami. I don't know where the obsession came from but I spent a lot of time doing both hobbies. I also had BOOKS about origami and if I wasn't reading about how to fold paper, I was actually folding paper. This time I decided to combine both things and fold some BOOK PAPER from a damaged book so I don't feel so bad about defacing a book. This one could not be saved or read so now it is being used and made beautiful in other ways. A little recycling doesn't hurt either.

Anna: Well - I took our word inspiration quite literally this time. :)  I decided to alter a book. Some time ago I bought myself some old BOOKS (I also receive old unwanted books from my friends sometimes). BOOK PAPER is something I really like to use when I craft. This was one of those old books. Half of the pages are already gone, ;) but I thought it would be great to use this amazing cover and give the book a second life. :) Maybe it will be one of my art journals? Who knows!  Of course I also used a piece of book paper in the central frame. :)
Daisy: For me, BOOKS are a way to live an adventure. I really like to escape with a fantastic novel. This pinterest photo expressed exactly the image I have of reading. For the creative twist, I layered my photo with an old piece of BOOK PAPER.

Katrin: For this challenge, I was inspired by one of my favorite BOOK authors, Edgar Allan Poe, and his poem 'The Crow'. I used BOOK PAPER in the layers of my project.

Rosalie: I love spending time reading and have so many places in my house to store all of my BOOKS. I can't give any of them away. Reading with a cup of tea is one of my favourite things to do, to take time out of our busy world. I have added BOOK PAPER as an embellishment around the main feature.

Priya: My Journal Page for this month. I'm a book lover and in my house everyone loves books. My parent's place is literally a library. You can get all kinds of magazines and books. My dad is also a poet and 3 of his books have already been published. For the BOOK part of the challenge, I created this page in one of my MBA books and I have another copy of the same book. I also used some torn BOOK PAGES of a very old book behind my photo. The photo also relates to the BOOK challenge inspiration.

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but that have that special something that captured our attention)

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