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Weaving with Book Spines

Weaving with Book Spines

Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for. Lawrence Block I used to make spiral bound notebooks out of old book covers found at flea markets (still have a few left in my Etsy Shop). Love […]

Review of a book about Book Arts

Review of a book about Book Arts

A few months back I wrote a review of a book in the series Masters from Lark Books, called Collage. But while I love that book and everything about collages, I’m not over the moon about this new one… It is all about Book Arts and that is also the title of the book. Book […]

Altered book tutorial

Altered book tutorial

It’s time for a tutorial on how to alter a vintage book and make it into your very own, personalized art journal! Altering books is easy and super fun, so let’s give it a try together. Most of my Art Journals have been altered books throughout the years. I use altered books for several reasons, […]

Restoring a Book from 1945

Restoring a Book from 1945

What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle When I started to learn about book binding last semester I was told to bring an old vintage book to the class. A book that needed […]