Category Archives: Notebooks

Summer Stall – Flore Family Fun Day

Join us this July 14th for a day of fun in (hopefully sunny) Flore! The Craft Fantastic will be there with a fabulous range of notebooks, sketchbooks, journals, gift tags and origami mobiles. Go check out the website to see what’s going on.  

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New notebook – customised recipe book

A friend commissioned this fabulous blank notebook for writing recipes in. Love the cover paper she chose! I cut out a section and added a title on the front.

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Lunchtime Lusting- travel stationery sets

It’s a mere two weeks before I will be jetting off on a family holiday to Positano, Italy, for some much needed rest and relaxation. Of course I will be taking a notebook and pen/pencil with me, but sometimes it just doesn’t cut it to simply have a couple of items loose in the bottom […]

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Button Book – first attempt

A while back I did a post on ‘things with buttons’ and featured this teeny little button book: So cute! And such a great idea. I’ve been wanting to make my own for quite some time now and I finally got round to it. The idea I had for it is taken from something I’ve […]

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New notebooks

Will be getting some of these up on Folksy soon:

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National Stationery Week! 22nd – 28th April, 2013

While National Stationery Week is a mere 7 days away, I am glad I’ve found out about it at least a little in advance. As it says on their site, ‘National Stationery Week is a celebration of the written word and all things stationery.’ ¬†And just to be clear, that’s stationery with an ‘e’, NOT […]

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New blank notebooks – with or without a key?

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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Coptic Binding – first attempt

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 […]

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A trio of mini notebooks

Craft complete! The cover material came yesterday and I finished my trio of miniature notebooks. Very happy with the results:

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Happy 2013! New Year, new projects

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 […]

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