Have fun transforming old books into beautiful gifts, scrapbooks and accents by cutting, gluing, painting, and shaping. Decorating shaped books has taken altered book creativity to a whole new level. Creative possibilities for great new book shapes and dimensions are endless with Altered Shapes. Secret compartments, windows, pockets attachments, hinges and doors offer limitless opportunities to explore new techniques, turning old books into works of art with new meaning. You will love all the shapes in this book. over 40 shapes to get you started! Then add a few of your own. These interesting shapes provide a springboard for jumping in and creating themed art. Whether you purchase a pre-cut book or cut your own, this new style of altered book will provide creative inspiration.