Crafting Personal Shrines

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Lark Books, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 127 pages
Carol Owen, a shrine maker for more than 20 years, offers easy instructions and inspiring photographs that will guide anyone through the process. The work begins with a basic frame for mounting treasured mementos. There are suggestions on embellishments to personalize the shrine, and even ideas for possible objects to include. In addition to the author, eight renowned shrine artists provide hands-on information about how they create their distinctive structures, and another two dozen experts offer insights into their creative practices. The vibrant gallery of work will spark anyone's imagination.

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

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Although the word shrine usually has some religious connotation, these shrines by professional artist Owen are displays that commemorate individuals, events, or just free expression. Based on the ... Read full review

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