I make notebooks for myself, to sell, and to give to friends. This is what happens when I’m in the making-mood:
At the market we attended this summer at SollerŲn in Dalarna I put up some of my old notebooks. It’s about two years ago that I made these notebooks out of recycled book covers bought at secondhand shops and flea markets here and there. All the book covers are Swedish books that nobody seems to be interested to read any more but with covers that I absolutely love! I think some vintage book covers are fantastic with illustration, title, fonts and everything! Yummy is the word!
I’ve been meaning to sell these somewhere but haven’t gotten around to it yet… So two years later, maybe I should do something about it because now they are just taking up space around here! They have white blank pages and some saved printed pages from the original books just for fun that you can doodle on or read (if you read Swedish).
After the market I have these left to sell, pick your favorite and write me an e-mail!
They are 100 SEK each plus postage about 40 SEK. That’s not bad for a handmade original notebook that you will be the only one in the whole world to have, is it? I hope not. In USD that’s about 24 dollars! I’d be happy to combine shipping with anything from my shop or my Etsy. Thanks!
At the SollerŲ market I didn’t sell any of these because I guess the people visiting were not at all the I-need-another-notebook-kind, maybe they didn’t even understand what notebooks are good for? But you know, right? Notebooks are the quintessence of a creative life! You knew that, right? These are perfect for sketches, notes, diary writing, collages or anything you want to do with them. Each are unique (and non is perfect) and all of them are favorites to me!
Mom sold a little better than me but not very much either. I think both of us bought more than we sold and hence came home more poor than before but rich in spirit. Hmm.. maybe!
Mom and me:
Some more fun photos of my notebook piles: