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I love wrinkled brown paper

I love wrinkled brown paper

The cover if this art journal is made with my favorite technique of wrinkly brown paper glued down. The cardboard letters, a gift from Diane many years ago, are left plain because I think sometimes plain is just enough. It’s not as colourful as my usual style, but I love it. I think it’s nice […]

Owl journal revisited: I painted it pink!

Owl journal revisited: I painted it pink!

Do you remember the leather journal my mother bought for me in Lithuania? I have been so into the moleskine brand that I haven’t used this one yet. It’s been resting in the notebook bin for a few months. Then at Easter I finally decided to give the blank pages a try. I’m about to […]

Fabric Covered Ring Binders

Fabric Covered Ring Binders

My ring binders after a bit of transformation with pretty fabric and some glue… They turned out really darn pretty, don’t you think? Wanna do the same with your ugly ring binders or folders? Okay, this is a descriptive tutorial post for you then! Find a nice sturdy cotton fabric, take out those ugly ring […]

Making a fabric journal cover

Making a fabric journal cover

I’ve been working toward more book binding for over a year now, but it is a very slow process for me because it includes so many steps. First I started to decorate pages made from old envelopes and couldn’t stop. I have so many I will be putting together several awesome art journals this autumn. […]

Moleskine – make it your own

Moleskine – make it your own

The “basic yet classic Large Plain Moleskine notebook” is one of my favorite notebooks to use as a writing journal. A.k.a. my diary. I like the black cover because it is slick and simple, but this time I felt a need for a more colorful cover. So I pimped it, what else is there to […]

Altered Book Cover

Altered Book Cover

My art journals these days are Altered Books, vintage coffee table kind of books with pictures. Books about earth, cultures and animals around the world. The covers on these babies are boring brown or orange fabrics, so lately I’ve been trying to spruce them up a bit. Related PostsAltering a book called The world we […]