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  • 1. How to Make an Altered Book.

2. Instructions. Things you will need. Hardback book. Glue. Paint brush. Embellishments, e.g ribbons, buttons and beads. 3. Creating the book cover.Tear coloured tissue paper into pieces and stick thetissue paper over the book cover, use glue and apaint brush. Instead of tissue paper, you can also usecoloured paper napkins. 4. Preparing pages.. Take some pages out, to makeroom for your embellishments. Glue pages together, beforeadding embellishments. 5. Adding objects to your book. 6. Add watercolour first.Add watercolour to the pages, before addingribbons etc. 7. Make a window that can open. 8. Use a ribbon to keep your book closed.