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BOOK CRAFTS is about creating in books (art journaling) and making books through book binding (making notebooks and journals, creating travel journals, spiral bound books and mini booklets)!

Art Journal Peek: Wing it Baby

The greater the contrast, the greater the potential. Great energy only comes from a correspondingly great tension of opposites. Carl Jung Wing it is means to do something with no preparation. That is the concept of my entire art journal … Continue reading

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Flower border gone awry

Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts. Jean Cocteau Finding your own favorite doodle pattern is a good feeling. I think flowers might be my thing, they … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Starburst

I believe that we learn new things by doing. If you want to learn how to be more creative, you’ve got to start doing something. It is really great to be allowed (in the form of classes, prompts or nudges) … Continue reading

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Diamond Stitch Art Journal

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn Trying something new to me, called the diamond x stitch. It is a bookbinding stitching method. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Video | Cut and Paste Index Card Collage

Let’s have some cut and paste fun together, shall we? My friend Tammy asked me to do a guest post on index cards for her annual summer challenge, ICAD: Index Card A Day last year, and then again this year! … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Winged things

Why do people say grow some balls? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding. Betty White Winged things are flying in. They never seem to be travling in … Continue reading

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Trying out Martha Stewart Craft Paints

As the very curious person I am I really had to try a few of the new acrylic paints I saw in my local craft store recently. But to be honest with you, the biggest reason I couldn’t resist buying … Continue reading

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Art Journaling: I’m keeping the Butterflies

Sometimes when I bind a journal I use recycled pages that are so pretty that I don’t really want to add much to them. From my explore nature altered book I tore out a page with these graphical illustration that … Continue reading

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Art Journal Collage

Art Journal Collage, hello my dear! I love filling a whole spread with bits of this and that. Just randomly adding things from my desk, or like I did this time, with the content of a particular envelope… Related PostsCollage: … Continue reading

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Flower Border Doodle

Sometimes the pages intended for writing are filled with flowers, and my diary becomes a notebook of flower doodles… I try to keep my doodles to the edges in this notebook, so that I will also have room for writing. … Continue reading

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