These pictures are of my 2nd spread in Krissie's "Secret" Altered Book.
I decided that the secret would be where the treasure was stashed hence the pirate theme.
The left hand side of the spread has the story of Blackbeard the pirate (briefly) printed onto transparency and then laid over a piece of distressed canvas. I included Blackbeard because it mentions Benjamin Hornigold who was the pirate who gave Blackbeard his first vessel the Concorde after they had looted it. Hornigold was my husbands name at birth, it was shortened to Gold on the death of my husbands grandfather because my FIL did not like the "Horni" part of the name.
I have used a skull and crossbones grungeboard piece, I painted the Pirate banner after printing it on to canvas. The parrot is de riguer in all pirate stories so that had to be included.
The piece de resistance for me is the altered altoid tin in which I have glued some jewels. Other elements are the map of the world, the rolled up map and the little disk in the corner actually gives instructions, i.e. walk 2 steps forward, turn left...etc. etc.
Hope Krissie likes it, I shall let the jewels dry thoroughly and then this will be in the post to Linda tomorrow.