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Crafting Personal Shrines: Using Photos, Mementos & Treasures to Create Artful Displays

ISBN: 9781579908119
Publisher: Lark Books
Publication Date: 2006-02-28
Number of pages: 128
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Creating a personal shrine is a meaningful way to commemorate special moments and people, and an artistically satisfying project, too. Carol Owen, a shrinemaker for more than 20 years, offers easy instructions and inspiring photographs that will guide anyone through the process. The work begins simply, with a basic frame for mounting treasured mementos. Then, learn how to create doors, shelves, drawers, and other architectural features. There are suggestions on embellishments to personalize the shrine, and even ideas for possible objects to include. In addition to the author, 8 renowned shrine artists provide hands-on information about how they created their distinctive structures, and another two dozen experts offer insights into their creative practices. The vibrant gallery of work will spark anyone’s imagination. A Selection of the One Spirit Book Club.
The author lives in Pittsboro, NC.

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