Altered Book 4 - Large Print Author:BunnyLady and You What are altered books? — Altered books are unloved, discarded books that are turned into works of art. They can be part scrapbook, part journal, part canvas, part mad experiment. Altered books have been defined as "any book, old or new that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art." The first time I saw an example of this... more » intriguing art form, it immediately sparked my interest. Here was an opportunity to use old discarded books to inspire me.
Although I have loved books all my life, it didn't take long to get over my anxiety over "defacing" a book. So many books are tossed into landfills, so we?re actually saving a book by rescuing it.
Creating altered books is something anyone can do. There are no rules and your only limitation is your own imagination.
I'd love to see this book return to me someday and will include my address in the book for anyone who does not know who to send to next or has no one else interested in adding to it or no pages left to alter.« less