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Don't go breaking my heart!

Hi Everyone,

Jess here with an altered library pocket for you.

I lined the inside part of the pocket with a page from an old bookk.  Once my page was glued down I started to add on acrylic paint with a dry paintbrush.  The photos make the paint look all brown, but it is a lovely shimmery copper color.  

  I stenciled on a few designs using a permanent ink.

I also added bits of washi tape and marker splatters.  

I set this part aside to work on the outside of the pocket.  

I used a piece of scrap paper to cover the front and I sanded the edges. 

I used a sentiment from the Valentine's of Youth collage sheet.  I snipped it in half, inked it, and scribbled a black line around the edge.  I used the reverse side of the paper I covered the pocket with to back the sentiment.  A little bit of ricrac finished the front.

This lovely lady is from a Glitz paper pack.  I glittered the big heart and let it dry.  I took a small heart embellishment and colored it red using alcohol ink to add to her crown.

I added her to the inside pocket

There she is the Queen of Hearts.  

You can see I snuck in a tiny bit of red punchinella after I thought I was done! This is why I love mixed media, you can just keep layering and adding.  

Happy crafting!

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