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- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: HELP!!
- From: Bonnie Borthwick <bborthwi@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 29 Aug 1996 11:50:18 -0400
- Message-id: <199608291604.JAA15980@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Maybe I've missed some detail or something, but from your post I'm
wondering, if the bulletin is just printed on a copier, why not make a copy
of just the one side of the page you want to use, and make the candle
holder out of that?
In any event I hope I'm stating the obvious in suggesting that you wrap
this paper around a glass votive holder -- don't want to burn the church
> I want to make a candle holder (or I guess it would be called a paper
> luminary) using the colored cover of one of my churches' bulletin... The
> problem is that the black printing on the otherside shows through when I
> hold it up to the light (Obviously it'll be worse when a candle is burning
> inside of it). The bulletin is printed on typical xerox paper.
> The question, other than using an eraser and just trying to rub off as
> much of the ink as possible, is there a way to remove the printing on the
> back without damaging the artwork on the other side??
> I was wondering if there is some solvent (like acetone?) that could be carfu
> lly applied, that would stain the other side....