Author Archives: Ali Manning

Reader’s Books: Barbara Laws

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I am delighted to share with you today the work of book artist Barbara Boswell Laws. During her 44+ year Read More →

February Paper Club

February Paper Club

Thanks for understanding the delay in this month’s Paper Club – I appreciate all your kind responses! And another apology Read More →

Fabric Covered Altered Book

Fabric Covered Altered Book Ali Manning

Today I’m sharing an altered book I created late last year. What’s different about this book is its fabric cover. Read More →

February Folded Book Challenge

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In the Facebook Group, Crafting Handmade Books, we launched a year-long monthly challenge to create some of the structures in Read More →

February Paper Club Delay

February Paper Club will be released on Friday, February 8th at midnight.

Reader’s Books: Catherine Ednie

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Last month Catherine Ednie shared an awesome book in my Crafting Handmade Books Facebook group and I asked her permission Read More →

January Paper Club

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It’s hard to believe a new year stretches ahead of us with lots of new possibilities and challenges. As it’s Read More →

Paper Club – If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

As I said in my previous post, the Monthly Paper Club I introduced in 2018 was an unexpected success but Read More →

2018, A Year in Review

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As the end of the year approaches and we start making plans for the new year, I think it’s helpful Read More →

Instagram Books Arts Inspiration

Instagram Book Arts Inspiration

I find Instagram a rich source of inspiration and ideas, so today┬áI’m sharing some wonderful projects that I discovered there Read More →