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Showing posts from August, 2011

Back to School 1911?

Our little gal is ready to learn.   The colors are softly muted and add an extra special antique appearance.  Thanks Debi!

Debi has been Busy

How Sweet is this little girl?     She can be seen in our children's collages (listed under People)   The whimsical butterfly adds a dash of sunshine!

Another beauty from Debi Wind

Debi used a flowery embellishment with a gem center to accent our little angel from collage AP1138 Cherubic Children.   So Pretty and delicate.

Lovely work by Debi Wind

Debi created ATC's using AlteredPages collage images, flowers and lovely decor papers.

Books and More books!

We have a big variety of books - board books, canvas books, fabric covered books, license plate books and more.   Our Yahoo group is doing a board book swap for September, therefore we placed almost all books on sale!    Check the Sale prices! Join the swap at our Yahoo group! ( click here)

Never Forget by Arline "Hat Lady" Pozzo

An important anniversary is coming, not only for Americans but for all people who share a hope that peace will be attained and love will overcome all fears.    Please remember those who were lost and those who carried on.

Non - Sloppy Fabric Painting

If you like to get funky and use fabrics,  here is a fun way to do painted fabric.  Choose an acrylic paint and add approximately a tablespoon to a plastic zip bag and smoosh it around, you may add a tablespoon of water too.  Then wet a piece of fabric, 1/8 to 1/4 yard - any scrap will do. Canvas, muslin, cheesecloth, cottons all work fine. Place the wet fabric into the bag and shake it around. Remove and see if it's as you like it, if not replace and shake more. (You can also use another bag with a different color too) When you are satisfied, remove from the bag and lay flat on waxed paper to dry. Now you have a custom piece of fabric to incorporate into your projects, use as a base, cut it up or whatever! Have fun!


Wow, we have added so many Halloween collages for your projects.    You must check them out.  Also note that we have the AP Sticky collages.  This product is printed on a vellum like sticker paper, you cut, peel and paste the images onto your project for a truly professional appearance.  The cut edges disappear as you burnish them into place.  No inks needed, just peel and paste! click here for more images

Papers at Altered Pages

Did you know we have a great selection of papers for your projects?     Find our fabulous paper selections HERE We have several selections of the Core'dinations line including Chocolate Box, Vintage and more.  Core'dinations has the colored core, when you rip, cut or tear you can see the coordinating interior color.  We have some yummy ones for fall.   Also see our richly colored tag packages.

Men? What can you do for them? DUCT TAPE!

Check out another new kit from Cathy Peper, revolving (get it) around wheels!   Great cards for the men in your life...see them at

How about a GROAN?

Here are some truly fun items for you to make.  It's a new kit created by Trisha Neal, available at You can make up to twenty (20) ATC's with all the supplies you will receive!  You will get a tin filled with 20 blank ATC cards and all the collages, fun words and some embellishments too!   Each ATC can make the recipient or reader GROAN at the jokes provided.  Place the joke on the front, the punchline on the back. Decorate the Tin plus make the ATC's!

My card

This card is using a collage picture.

Princess of Everything

Good morning!  Dianne again.  From the moment I saw the Princess of Everything rubberstamp , I knew I had to add her to my stamp collection.  She is perfect as the focal point on this paper mache box.  Possible uses for the Princess of Everything box  would be a centerpiece for a tea party or birthday party.  It would also make a unique gift box for your special princess.  Think of the possibilities...!

little green fairy

Fun little mixed media card using some sweet Altered Pages images on a serendipity style background.

Our Boo to YOU

      ZOWIE  what fun is this?    This is just a sampling of the Ready to Go Package, Boos and Skullie.     Make sure to share on  your blogs, the Ready to Go Packages supply all the goods and you supply the  imagination!   Each styled package is different with various embellishments from rubber stamps to papers. Ready to Go

Hats Off To You

Hello!  Dianne here.  I love the color-themed collage sheets from Altered Pages.  For this card I used an image from #1855D - Beauty in Blue .  Don't you just love the big hat?  Along with the computer-generated sentiment "Hats Off To You My Friend", this is the perfect congratulatory card.   A bit of sewing,  paper doily and a sprinkling of glitter add interest.  I also stamped the image using a great script stamp .  This would make a quick and easy card for a deserving friend!

The BOO is upon us!

Not to rush the season, but we know you  need time to prepare.   Our Boo & Skull Ready to Go package is the BEST.   This package contains so many items for your scary projects.  Tulle, rubber stamp, papers, collages and a secret treat too!  Make sure to see it at Ready-to-go-Packages at AlteredPages

Christmas Tags

Here a few Christmas tags I have been working on. I used Altered Pages #AP557-The Color of Beautiful images;chipboard to reinforce the tag, some christmas paper I had from last year;Tim Holts die for the flower; ribbon, lace and a stick pin. These also make lovely Christmas ornaments. Graceful Greetings-Arline

Marie Antionette

Altered Pages 1709 Marie Antionette image. Dress stand from Michaels. Trims from Joanns. The skirt is a lace dickie from QVC that I never wore. Feathers, ribbon and flowers from Michaels. The fan is from a charm bracelet.


Mixed Media Art created with collage image(AP1855)from ALTERED PAGES . I have created the base card with a beige embossed cardstock from Hero Arts. The patterned cardstock background is from Basic Grey. I have embellished with borders from cotton lace and a delicate yellow organza ribbon with stitched edges. Soft green pearls and three pink,silk rosebuds also adorn this card.

Swaps and Challenges

Hear Ye Hear Ye,   Do ya wanna win some great stuff?   Get signed up for our swaps and challenges. September Swap is a Board Book, number of pages optional, size optional.  All we ask is that you use some elements from     Check it out at We have great board books, papers, stamps, embellishments and ????

A DAY AT THE CIRCUS- Gayle Page-Robak,CA

Digital Art created with "Circus" collage sheets from ALTERED PAGES .
This versatile piece was created by Jean from our EcoArt Boards.  The recycled paper product is fantastic for anything from ATC's to jewelry and more.   They come in many sizes and packages.  The 1/8 inch thick dimensional pieces are ready for paint or glue.  This piece was stamped, chalked and sponged.    A 1  1/2 inch square and a 1 inch square diagonally placed, were used along with the stamp set Gypsy Journey,  get them at
 Lovely collages are available  for your viewing and purchase as kits, created by Gayle Page-Robak. Gayle will be showcasing rubber stamp creations on the Blog as well.    Please share your thoughts and if you would like to have your images showcased, please drop a note to

A New Blog

A New Blog Now that the business of has become somewhat less of a mystery to me, I feel   I can branch out and explore more. is my dream and I am living it.    Please make sure to go to our website to see new kits, new products and happy faces!    Our Design Team is remarkable.   Dianne, Lindart, Trisha, Gayle, Cathy, Eunice, Arline, Katrina, Christine, Debi, Michelle and Tolegranny are the creative geniuses when it comes to our kits and design inspiration. I am proud to announce that Gayle Page-Robak is our Creative Artist.    Gayle's work will be seen here as well as on the website and in our Yahoo group.      Gayle has a full category of original collages available for you.    Please join our newsletter for coupons, specials and announcements, you will find the sign up on our homepage This blog will be a forum for showcasing talent and projects associated with    The yahoo group