Item #: j-2028
Money, Love
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Money, Love outside covers

This is a one-of-a-kind journal upcycled from a discarded novel, "Money, Love."  I embellished the cover with pages from the original book, heart cutouts from play money, and wavy satin ribbon that I used to hold back my hair in the 1970s and 80s.

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inside pages

  I bound the pages into the book cover using long and kettle stitches.  These are visible on the spine over ribbons, which serve to anchor the cover to the book block (a term meaning all the pages of a book as a whole).  The book block contains six signatures (a term for groups of pages).


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lies quote

I include out-of-context quotes from the original book on several of the pages.
These can be used as writing prompts.

annoyingness quote

  Writers may react for or against the prompts or ignore them all together. 
 
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Florida quote
Or they may use the quote as the starting point for a meandering thought journey.

(Note: I give the page number of each quote, when available, and list the publication information on the last page of the journal.)
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inside front

I used pages from the original book on the inside front and back covers and to reinforce the spine.
 

inside back

On the last page is my unique signature medallion, which also indicates the year I made the book. 

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bookmark


I include a paper bookmark listing the book's main features.


Dimensions of the journal are approximately 8.5" x 5.75" x 1.1".
 
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