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Titanic Altered Composition Book

As many of you probably know, we recently experienced the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. My son has become obsessed with shipwrecks since then and has watched several movies and read some books about the Titanic and other lost ships. Since Altered Pages has a couple great collage sheets about the Titanic, I thought it would be fun to make him a notebook where he could record facts about the Titanic or just doodle, write stories or take notes. For this project I used AP-297 Titanic and AP-2086 Titanic words. I also used patterned paper, a composition book, adhesive and a few embellishments. I glued patterned paper to both the front and back covers. Then I decorated the front cover with collage images and a few embellishments. Inside, most of the pages are blank, but I used a few more collage images, some images I cut from the patterned paper, and a few facts about the Titanic that I printed from the internet. Here's the inside of the cover:    And the decorated pages.

 Composition books are readily available (especially at back to school time) are are lots of fun to alter. I hope you enjoyed my post.


  1. This is fantastic. It has always been intriguing and you did a great job representing the people on board!

  2. Keep you eyes open for sales on teh composition books, sometimes I have seen them 5 for $1.00 (admittedly lesser quality) but other times 2.99 each.

  3. What a thoughtful and fun idea for your son. Very nicely put together!


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