Category Archives: Book Projects

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)!

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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Life is a Creative Project

Life is a huge (always ongoing) creative project. iHanna Depending on my mood, this iHanna-quote that I wrote as big as I could in my Art Journal, rings either positive or negative… What’s your take on the statement that life … Continue reading

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List Writing Prompt: I Heart (♥) This

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are [daughters] of one religion, and it is the spirit. Khalil Gibran I ♥ a lot of different things, … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Lurking monster with sharp teeth

[...] if you’re still lurking on the web, then it’s time to stop. We’re all eagerly waiting for your friendly voice of support. You don’t have to say anything fancy, but if you’re getting something good from all this Free, … Continue reading

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A Pink Leuchtturm Notebook

My diary knows my thoughts as well as I know them myself. Anaïs Nin I have bought a hot pink Leuchtturm 1917 blank notebook for myself. Now I can’t remember where I saw this notebook brand online, but once I … Continue reading

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