So I made up a new blank notebook. Ivory paper: Red and gold headband: Simple black cover: The intention was to stick a decorative metal key on the front, but I can’t quite decide how to place it. Which looks best?
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I am both glad and sad that Shepherds Falkiners has moved. Sad because I can no longer browse their lovely store in my lunch hour, or wander down to buy more book binding supplies. Glad because it stops me buying yet more paper. I am resigned to online window shopping and trying to think up […]
Recent charity shop purchase: And inside… No idea what this book is, literally just saw the old cover and the fact it was 95p and bought it!
Two origami bunny tutorials: The yellow one is inflatable, so when you get to the second to last step, you need to… blow into the bunny’s nose!
Coptic binding is something I’ve been wanting to try for ages and I found a really great tutorial. I love this one particularly as the pictures are so clear. To practise this technique, I decided to bind my old sketches together. They’ve been laying around, sheets of A4 from sketch pads that have fallen to […]
One of my favourite Christmas presents this year was this book: Everything Oz, The Wizard Book Of Makes & Bakes. Ever eager to have a reason to try out new craft projects (though sometimes no reason is needed!) I chose the paper balloon mobile to make as a gift for my friend, who’s just had […]
It began with an innocent discussion on snozzcumbers, and ended with this link being emailed round the office from Letters Of Note: http://www.lettersofnote.com/2011/08/thank-you-for-dream.html This website is a definite must visit for anyone who likes reading, writing, letters and words. Here are some of my favourites: I Like Words Damn You All To Hell I Was […]
Craft complete! The cover material came yesterday and I finished my trio of miniature notebooks. Very happy with the results:
First visit to the charity shop this year and I visually stumbled upon ‘The Book Of Madness And Cures’ by Regina O’Melveny: The title is as intriguing as the cover, and a quick scan of the blurb on the back cover (in short – a female doctor in Renaissance Venice is compelled to cross Europe […]
As 2012 is now over, I think it’s high time I knuckled down and finished some of the projects I’ve either started or been thinking about! First up, I have 3 mini notebooks to finish, with black covers. Sadly the black bookbinding material has been out of stock, but it’s now on order to be […]