Week one she covered what you will need for successful altering:
I got my gel medium, nice sharp blades for my craft knife and of course some hard cover books. and Ultra ShapeXpress and some templates and punches were also essential.
Here was my book originally:
Week two she went over how to cut out areas of your books using templates and punches. I started using a square template for my book but then ended up switching to a die cut shape with a fancier edge. I decided on a theme and that was going to be garden and flowers. So i punched out a butterfly and put it between the cut out layers. then wrapped the whole thing in patterned paper. I still need to sand the edge of the cut out area but here is the general idea:
Week 3 Rebecca went over ways to alter pages, distress and decorate. Resisting techniques and different ways to use the gel medium
After this weeks live stream was over, I decided to continue on and decorate my cover.
I think I'm gonna use my USX and this butterflies to finish decorating the front. I can't wait to finish this book. its got a long way to go though!