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I wanted to give you run down of some of the fabulous happenings with AlteredPages with more excitement on the horizon.  Make sure to comment before the end of June to get in on the drawing for our Gift to one of our followers.   Read down to see what is coming!

We have been so fortunate to partner with fabulous companies and have more top notch companies you will be familiar with in the next months.  

June has been an amazing month of creativity and inspiration with our BLOG partner  IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko,   John Creighton Peterson leads a team of exceptional Artists and we thank them for the supplies and the inspiration of diverse art work.   Here are a few highlights;






THANKS to the Artists in Residence at IMAGINE Crafts/TSUKINEKO and to our own very Superb creative team at AlteredPages.


TA DA-  some upcoming events & partnerships!

July = Leaky Shed
August = Sin City Stamps
August Blog Hop with Craft Hoarders
September = PAN PASTELS
October = Art Anthology/Basically Bare

August 2014 




February 2015



Stop by to see our summer sales at www.Alteredpages.com
Thanks for following us and commenting on the Artist's works.



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